Accelerated Programs

Get a bachelor’s and master’s degree in international relations in less time with the accelerated program in Monterey.

Lake Forest College and the Middlebury Institute of International Policy and Management at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey are committed to educating and empowering the next generation of public policy professionals who will address critical global issues of the 21st Century.

Students admitted to the Institute with accelerated status need complete only 48 credits to earn their Master’s degree, instead of the 60 credits normally required.

Students nominated by Lake Forest College and admitted with Accelerated Entry status to the Institute will receive preferential consideration for Monterey Institute Merit Scholarships. MIIS awards range from $7,000 - $15,000 per academic per year and are renewable for a second year, pending good academic performance. 


  • Alumna Whitney Hales ’11 won first place in The Economist’s MBA case study competition evaluating Zillow’s $3.5 billion acquisition of its rival real-estate website, Trulia.
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