How do I apply?
Where do I mail my supporting documents (including official transcripts)?
When does the next term start?
How do I check the status of my application?
Do I need to submit transcripts from every college or university I’ve attended, even if I only took a few courses at one of them?
Can my recommenders submit a recommendation letter instead of the recommendation form?
What is your FAFSA code?
What is the GRE and TOEFL code?
My GPA is below a 3.0. Can I still apply?
What does “conditional” and “provisional” status mean?
A provisional student is one who does not fulfill the academic requirements for admission as a degree candidate, but if they complete specific prerequisite coursework and/or take a specific number of courses and complete them successfully, they can later be admitted as a degree student. The Admissions Committee determines which applicants are provisional. This information is expressed in the admission letter.
Can I just take courses? What if I don’t want a degree?
Is the immunization form required with the application or can I submit it after I have been reviewed?
The immunization form is required for those under age 26, unless you meet the waiver criteria. The immunization form is not a part of the admissions process. Instead, it is required prior to registration for the first class. If a student is under the age of 26, in a fully online program, and does not live in the region surrounding Washington, DC they should use the Immunization Waiver Form.
What will my diploma say?
Your diploma will say that you graduated from: Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
Does the Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) accept transfer credit from another accredited graduate program outside of Johns Hopkins?
Graduate courses taken at another institution other than Johns Hopkins University are not accepted and cannot count toward graduate degree requirements in the Advanced Academic Programs, unless specific approval is received in writing by the program director.
What is Advanced Standing and do I qualify?
Advanced Standing allows consideration for seasoned professionals with accomplishments in a field or those who have graduate-level coursework from an accredited college or university to be exempt from taking up to two courses towards degree completion. This policy applies to the programs listed below only and the request for consideration must be made at the time of application. Applicants approved for advanced standing will receive official notification in their acceptance letter.
The following programs that will consider awarding advanced standing in 2015 – 2016: Certificate in Government Analytics, MS in Applied Economics, MA in Communication, MS in Geographic Information Systems, MA in Government, MS in Government Analytics, MA in Public Management, MA in Global Security Studies, MA in Museum Studies, MS in Regulatory Science, and MA in Writing.
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