The Middlebury Institute offers career-oriented specializations and certificates for professionals and graduate students who want to explore a new field, gain additional expertise, or move up in a career.
Specializations are designed for students who are currently enrolled in an Institute degree program and want a more focused course of study. Certificates are for nondegree students and many provide continuing education credits. Some admission requirements may apply, so be sure to check specific programs for details.
Please note that while scholarships are available for our certificate programs, U.S. federal aid is only available for degree-seeking students.
Designed to meet the growing market need for professionals to prevent and detect illicit finance.
Communication and cultural skills for those interested in leadership careers in diverse international contexts.
Open up career avenues as an administrator in education abroad, international student and scholar services, ESL and intensive language programs, citizen diplomacy programs, and government agencies.
Management skills for language education programs, with courses offered both online and onsite.
To address the world’s most challenging problems, we need to understand one other, and there is no better way to understand others than to speak their language. Through this 12-credit specialization for students taking language studies courses, you will greatly develop your proficiency in your target language and expand your global career opportunities.
Professional training in the control, reduction, and elimination of weapons of mass destruction.
Current Institute students interested in the Peace Corps can integrate Peace Corps service into their degree.
This mostly online professional certificate prepares participants for successful careers in the high-demand job market for trained community interpreters.
Professional training in the study of extremist groups that employ the tactics of terrorism.
Intensive training specifically for English language educators.
Intensive training specifically for foreign language educators.