Want to learn more about the value of a graduate education, how specific programs can advance your career and enhance your knowledge, or what to consider when selecting a program? On the Advance, produced by Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs division, taps into the expertise of its exceptional faculty, admissions experts, and academic leaders to offer insight into these topics and more. Read on for tips, tools, and advice that will help you explore the many possibilities of a graduate education.

Preparing Leaders and Decision-Makers in Government and Industry

Wondering how Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Data Analytics, Policy, and Government prepares students for leadership in the public and private sectors? Center Director Jennifer Bachner offers insight into the center’s mission, its academic and extracurricular offerings, and trends affecting the way it prepares students for success.

Thought Leadership

Guiding AAP Into a New Home—And a Vibrant Future

From a new home to expanded offerings, exciting developments are ahead. Associate Dean Veronica Donahue details AAP’s goals, challenges, and plans. Read more

Preparing the Next Generation of Biotech Leaders

Computational biophysicist Christopher Skipwith helms a dynamic biotechnology graduate program that equips students to excel in an ever-evolving industry. Read more

Equipping the Intelligence Analysts of Tomorrow

Preparing intelligence analysts to excel in a rapidly changing world is no small task. Program Director Michael Ard shares thoughts on how a graduate program gets the job done. Read more

Building on Strength in the Applied Economics Program

Hear from seasoned economist and educator Prakash Loungani on how JHU’s long-standing Applied Economics programs builds on its strengths while adapting to a changing landscape. Read more

Mastering Your Future

How to Choose a Graduate Program That’s Right for You

Wondering where to start when choosing a graduate program from among the many options? Learn how to develop your criteria, create your list, and evaluate program requirements. Read more

Your Guide To Hopkins in D.C.

Whether you’re visiting for a day or attending in-person classes long-term, you’ll find Hopkins in D.C.—home to Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs division and other JHU enterprises—offers a host of opportunities and amenities designed to help you learn, connect, and collaborate. Read more

What Can You Do With a Master's in Organizational Leadership?

The skills honed and knowledge developed in a professional graduate program are beneficial and transferable at almost every level of an organization and across many industries and fields. Read more

Why You Should Consider a Career in Data Analytics

Demand for data analysts is growing and skilled professionals have a host of pathways to advance in their field or break into a new one, contributing to organizations large and small across many industries and fields. Read more

News from AAP

Visit the AAP news page to get the latest news on our programs, faculty and student achievements, and more.

Audience Menu