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SIT Graduate Institute

Program Type:
Master's International
SIT Graduate Institute
Degrees Awarded:
Intercultural Service, Leadership & Mgmt (MA), International Education (MA), Peacebuildng and Conflict Transformation (MA), Sustainable Development (MA), Teaching International Languages-TESOL (MA)
Admissions Deadlines:

February 24th (fall & summer terms)

Program Start:
Program Founded:
May, 1991


After completing the academic year of coursework, Peace Corps volunteers go on to a two-year Peace Corps assignment in a position that takes advantage of their expertise and provides an opportunity to further explore the ideas learned in the program.

Peace Corps service fulfills the professional practicum requirement; students receive a 50% tuition discount during their Reflective Practice Phase while they serve as Peace Corps Volunteers; GRE not required; SIT grants, work-study, scholarships, and Federal loans are available; the first Financial Aid application priority date is February 24th.


SIT's academic curriculum incorporates field-based practice, reflection, and application, preparing graduates who are critical thinkers, effective communicators in at least two languages, and compassionate advocates with exceptional intercultural skills and awareness. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, SIT educates leaders capable of bridging differences between people and nations in an effort to build a more peaceful and sustainable world. SIT (formerly the School for International Training) was founded as one of the initial Peace Corps training centers, and many of SIT's staff and faculty today are former Peace Corps Volunteers or former Peace Corps staff and trainers.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent; professional and intercultural experience; ability to analyze experience and utilize it as a source of learning.

For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

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