Non-Degree Seeking Students
A non-degree seeking or special student is one who would be eligible for admission as a degree or certificate candidate to the chosen program, but who is not interested in pursuing the credential.
Admitted Students With Non-Degree Seeking/Special Status Are:
- Permitted to enroll in courses for which they satisfy the prerequisites
- Permitted to take up to 4 courses
- Not qualified to receive financial aid
- Not eligible for graduation
- Required to reapply to become degree-seeking (acceptance not guaranteed)
To be considered for admission, a non-degree seeking or special student must submit the following:
- A completed online application.
Please indicate non-degree seeking under the AAP Program tab in the application.
- Official transcripts for the highest degree attained:
JHU AAP prefers to accept official transcripts that are electronically sent directly from the granting institution and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.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
32 Mount Joy Street, Suite 300
Mount Joy, PA 17552
- Statement of purpose
- Writing sample (Writing applicants only)
Applicants for the Applied Economics or Communication programs must follow the same application process as degree-seeking students. Please refer to the program-specific web pages for admissions requirements.