International Education Management

Middlebury Institute of International Studies

18 months
41594 USD/year
41594 USD/year
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The growth of study abroad and international education programs has fueled a demand for professionals with advanced education management training. We offer a master degree in International Education Management at Middlebury Institute of International Studies. 


Prepare for the professional world with practical learning and hands-on experience in the field. Our students graduate with specialized skills and understanding, and a built in network of opportunities. 

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies Master of Arts in International Education Management (IEM) is designed specifically to help you find a career in this rapidly growing field. Our 43-credit, three-semester curriculum includes a four- to six-month professional practicum in the U.S. or abroad.

Career-Oriented Course Work

  • The term “international education” means different things in different programs. Some focus on policy while others emphasize research. Our master’s curriculum is specifically designed to give you professional experience before you graduate so that you’re better prepared for your career.
  • You will work closely with professors and international education organizations on real-world consulting projects, including marketing, recruiting, program design, and assessment. You’ll also develop a website to showcase your work and build technical skills like budgeting and survey design. Electives help customize your studies to your professional interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles and Practices of International Education 
  • International Education Marketing and Recruiting 
  • Logic Model Frameworks for International Education 
  • International Education Design and Assessment 
  • Staff Management in an International Context
  • Budgeting in Educational Organizations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




43 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Essay
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Personal scholarship statements
  • $65 application fee
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation (two preferred)
  • Interview in person or via Skype (if needed)
  • GRE or GMAT scores (not required)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (required only for nonnative English speakers)
  • Second language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41594 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    41594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41594 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.


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