Middlebury Institute Accelerated Degree Option

Jumpstart Your Master of Arts degree

Middlebury College undergraduates and recent graduates can earn a master’s degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in a shortened period of time with our Accelerated Degree Option. The Middlebury Institute offers graduate programs in areas around language and international affairs. Our degrees are designed to complement your Middlebury College undergraduate education with a professional graduate experience that prepares you for an international career. As a Middlebury College student, you can earn a master’s degree in three semesters—as opposed to four. Not only does this save you time and money, but you graduate fully prepared to enter the workforce in a meaningful way.


Guaranteed scholarships are available for Middlebury College alumni. Learn more

Get Started

If you are a current Middlebury College student, learn more about Accelerated Degree Options by contacting Orion Lewis, professor of political science, or call 802-443-5479.

For alumni, contact a Middlebury Institute enrollment advisor, who can answer your questions about potential scholarships and help you take the first step toward your graduate degree.

Planning Ahead

As an undergraduate, you can participate in the Middlebury Institute’s many study away courses and short courses to give yourself a head start toward your accelerated degree and help you get familiar with the Institute.