Experiential learning is a cornerstone of the Monterey Way. Whether on-campus or in a developing country, practica provide students with opportunities to explore real world contexts as freelance consultants, field researchers, and junior-level professionals. This page is for previous programs. View our current winter & spring practica.
Build expertise with one of the Institute’s unique onsite and online courses.
Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.
Our master’s program is training the next generation of leaders in language education and foreign language teaching.
We are proud to be commonly cited as one of the top MA TESOL programs in the United States. Our program is training the next generation of leaders in language education and ESL teaching.
Our MA in TESOL Program
Our curriculum is distinguished for its solid foundation in the fields of language teaching, linguistics and program administration. Typically you will complete our master's degree program in three or four semesters with a course load of 12-13 credits per semester.
Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. We're here to help you make your master's degree possible through scholarships and financial aid.
Alumni or members of our partner organizations and schools, including the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, Fulbright, JET and many more, may receive a guaranteed scholarship award. You will also be considered for need-based and merit scholarship awards in addition to your partner or affiliation scholarship.
We're proud to offer a wide variety of competitive scholarships to our master's programs for both U.S. and international students.
Once you have submitted your application, you will have access to an online checklist for tracking your application and supporting documents. Please allow 7 to 10 days for documents to show on your checklist.
We are still accepting applications for fall 2016 on a case–by–case basis.
Spring 2017 Admission:
- September 30: First round deadline for international students
- November 30: Final deadline for U.S. Students
Spring semester admission is available only for select programs.
Follow these steps to apply for fall or spring admission and join our diverse global community in Monterey, California!