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The Middlebury Institute Joint MPA/MA International Education Management provides a multidisciplinary approach to education within the international development context.

If you’re interested in a professional career at the intersection of education, development, and international exchange, you can earn both a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in International Education Management. You’ll gain practical skills and tools while building in-depth management competencies for educational programs in a globalized world.

Integrated Curriculum

The integrated curriculum helps you develop foundational and advanced skills in international education and development, communications, and language study. Students gain valuable work experience by completing a professional practicum that can last from four to six months. Improving language and intercultural competence is central to all degree programs at the Institute, and students take courses taught in their chosen language of study and courses in intercultural studies. See the curriculum for more details.

Our Faculty

You will have access to faculty members from multiple degree programs who are experts in fields such as international enrollment, education development, and consulting. In addition to their academic roles, many are actively engaged in their respective professional fields.

Program Duration

The Joint MPA/MAIEM is a five-semester, 70-credit program.

Careers and Internships 

Our graduates work in a range of professional capacities at universities, colleges, governmental and nongovernmental education organizations.

Tuition and Fees

The Joint MPA/MAIEM is a five-semester program. Students are enrolled full time during the first four semesters and half time during the final semester. 

Visit our Admissions site for detailed information about tuition and fees.

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