Middlebury Institute of International Studies

18 months
41594 USD/year
41594 USD/year
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Prepare for your leadership career in language education with a master’s degree from one of the world’s leading programs. We offer a master degree in TESOL at Middlebury Institute of International Studies. 


Our TESOL and Teaching Foreign Language (TFL) degrees from Middlebury Institute of International Studies are career-focused master’s, taught on our Monterey campus with a one-year hybrid option. 

Our graduates are in high demand from schools and universities around the world. You’ll be prepared not only to teach but to train other language teachers, conduct research, develop curricula, manage language programs, and lead in the various fields of language education.

What You’ll Learn

  • Our rigorous curriculum, taught by renowned language education experts, will deliver a balance of pedagogy, theory, research, and assessment—all of which will expand your career opportunities. Several course projects will get you into the field to put what you’ve learned into practice in a professional setting.
  • With language learning technology integrated throughout our courses, you’ll explore today’s innovative tools and help develop tomorrow’s.

Programme Structure

Research and Practice

  • Summer Intensive Language Program
  • Intensive English Programs
  • Graduate Writing Center
  • Custom Language Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




40 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 (only for TFL)

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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