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MS in Individualized Genomics Admission and Application Requirements
MS in Individualized Genomics and Health admits students on a rolling basis. We encourage applicants to complete their applications a few months before their intended start term to ensure sufficient time to render an admissions decision.
4-year bachelor’s degree in the life sciences or engineering with the following pre-requisites:
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Organic Chemistry or 410.302 Bio-Organic Chemistry
- Biochemistry or 410.601 Biochemistry
- Cell Biology, or 410.603 Advanced Cell Biology
- Molecular Biology, or 410.602 Molecular Biology
- Biostatistics, or 410.645 Biostatistics
How to Apply
- Complete the Online Application and upload required supporting materials
- 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 Individualized Genomics and Health. 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
- If you have international coursework, send in the course-by-course credential evaluation. Study abroad may be exempt.
- If English is your second language, you may be required to take the TOEFL or IELTS examination.
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.
Provisional Student Status
If you do not meet all the requirements for admission, you may still be admitted to a program as a provisional student. We determine admissions on a case-by-case basis.
Take the Next Step
Find yourself in a new career—and on the cutting edge of scientific discovery. A degree in genomics and health from JHU opens you up to opportunities in an emerging field with plenty of room for growth.