Application Process

  1. Complete your online application.
  2. Submit all required supporting documentation. Supporting materials requirements vary by program. You are responsible for gathering and sending all application materials either via online application form or directly to our office. Once received, please allow one week for processing.
  3. Submit your application along with a $75 application fee. Application fee waivers are available for partner organizations, JHU alumni, McNair Scholars, and National GEM fellows.

Application Deadlines

You may apply throughout the year and begin study during any of the three semesters (fall, spring, or summer). The Admissions Office accepts applications up to one year in advance of your intended semester of study. 

  • We strongly encourage you to apply and complete the application process four to six weeks before the start of the desired semester.
  • International applicants seeking a visa should submit all application materials three months prior to the start of the intended semester of study. 

An incomplete application (including application fee) is valid for one year from the date submitted.

Prerequisites

You must hold a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling in any of our Advanced Academic Programs. Please review additional requirements for the program or certificate of your choice.

Your Degree Requirements

The admissions requirements are different for each program. Please find the requirements for yours below.

Sending Your Official Transcripts

We prefer to accept electronic transcripts emailed directly to aapadmissions@jhu.edu from the granting institution. If your institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts, you can request your official transcripts to be mailed directly to our Transcript Processing Center.

Transcript Processing Center

Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs
Location
32 Mount Joy Street,
Suite 300
Mount Joy, PA 17552

International Students

Learn about admission requirements and supporting documents if you are an international student or if you earned your post-secondary degree outside of the United States.

Conditional Admission Students

The conditional status is applied to any admitted student, who at the time of admission, is an undergraduate student in the last semester of undergraduate studies.

Non-Degree Seeking Students

If you are not interested in pursuing the credential but would be eligible for admission as a degree or certificate candidate to the chosen program, you can still take courses and will be considered a student with a non-degree seeking or special status.

Military and Veteran Students

Learn more about admission and application requirements and process and see how to apply and enroll for benefits.

Reapplicants to AAP

If you have previously enrolled in AAP courses, you are considered a reapplicant. Learn about admission requirements and supplemental documents you'll need to resume your studies.

Take the Next Step

Whether you are looking to take your career to the next level or make an exciting career change, the Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs division offers a flexible world-class education to help you achieve your goals.

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