How to Apply
While we accept applications year-round for all programs, we encourage you to complete the application process four to six weeks before the intended semester of study.
- Complete your online application.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Mount Joy, PA 17552
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.