Credentials and Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited US college or university in the life sciences or in engineering. Program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • One semester of Biochemistry at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • One semester of organic chemistry at the undergraduate or graduate level.

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

  • 500-word Statement of Purpose: Discuss why you wish to pursue the MS in Food Safety Regulation degree. Focus on your long-term goals and how this academic program will complement these goals. Discuss the strengths of your academic and professional background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Do not upload recommendations, as they are not considered for this program.
  • Official transcripts JHU AAP accepts official transcripts that are electronically sent directly from the granting institution and emailed to [email protected].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.

Additional Application Information

Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Students

Recent Johns Hopkins undergraduates may apply to a special program that allows them to accelerate their time to degree completion. The admissions committee may waive up to two courses on a case-by-case basis which allows recent Johns Hopkins undergraduates to complete the MS in Food Safety Regulation degree taking eight courses instead of the required ten.

Take the Next Step

Prepare for a future on the front lines of public health with an online master’s degree in food safety regulation from a leading research institution.

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