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.
The Blue Pioneers Program develops leaders and innovators to overcome the ocean conservation challenges in Asia.
Prepare for a career developing the tools and skills to resolve conflicts in a nonviolent manner and to implement peacebuilding in postwar societies.
Designed to meet the growing market need for professionals to prevent and detect illicit finance.
A career launchpad for social enterprise and impact investing.
Communication and cultural skills for those interested in leadership careers in diverse international contexts.
Leadership skills for creating social change through design, partnering, management, and innovation.
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.
Additional emphasis on language expertise for students who have completed previous credits in a single language.
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.
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.