Prerequisites

  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. For students who have been out of school for some time work experience may be considered.
  • Strong writing skills

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Online Application and upload required supporting materials
  2. Submit the application along with the $75 application fee

Required Supporting Materials

    • Statement of Purpose: This 750-word statement should describe how your academic and professional experiences have led to your decision to pursue a career in the museum field and how this museum studies degree will help you succeed in your goals in the museum profession. If you have worked for a museum in any capacity, please incorporate your experience into your statement. Your statement will be reviewed for content, organization, and writing style.
  • Resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation that verify professional and/or academic accomplishment. Under “Recommendations,” include the contact information for two recommenders. They will be automatically emailed access information to the system. They can then complete and upload their recommendation form.
  • Official transcripts.

JHU AAP accepts official transcripts that are electronically sent directly from the granting institution and emailed to aapadmissions@jhu.edu. If your institution does not provide electronic transcripts, request that your institution send an official transcript directly to:

Johns Hopkins University
Advanced Academic Programs
Transcript Processing Center
851 Trafalgar Court
Suite 420 West
Maitland, FL 32751

The Admissions Committee reserves the right to request additional information from applicants, if needed, to assess their candidacy for admission. Please note: All application materials submitted to the Advanced Academic Programs become the property of Johns Hopkins University and will not be returned to applicants under any circumstances.

Additional Application Information

No Application Deadline

We accept applications year-round for fall, spring, or summer semesters. We recommend submitting your application materials at least 6 weeks before the desired start date. International students should apply at least 3 months before the semester starts.

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