Academics

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SIT has been educating passionate, social-minded professionals for intercultural and international careers for more than fifty years. SIT is a nonprofit, accredited graduate school with a unique and distinguished history.

Founded in 1964 as the School for International Training, SIT has a longstanding commitment to experiential learning and social justice. SIT Graduate Institute offers global and low-residency MA and graduate certificate programs. Programs are designed to meet the needs of students at every stage of their career.

Who Studies at SIT?

SIT students represent a wide variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and come from across the globe. They have worked for educational institutions, for NGOs, and in the public and private sectors. They include activists working on issues of social justice and human rights, teachers, international education professionals, or returned Peace Corps volunteers as well as individuals looking to work in one of those areas. SIT students include experienced professionals who want to sharpen their skills, mid-career professionals seeking to change careers or boost their credentials, and recent college graduates.