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Master of Arts

The majority of students at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) are enrolled in the two-year Master of Arts degree.

Master of Arts in International Affairs

This two-year degree at SAIS Europe is research-focused and includes an original thesis.

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance

This 11-month, cohort-based program positions professionals to excel in rigorous economic and financial analysis roles.

Master of Arts in European Public Policy

This one-year, cohort-based degree program will prepare you to work with, or for, the institutions of the European Union.

Master of Arts in Global Policy

This 16-month program meets on an alternating Friday/Saturday schedule and helps experienced professionals develop into global leaders while they maintain full-time employment.

Master of Arts in Global Risk

This one-year, cohort-based program at SAIS Europe introduces you to the concepts and tools necessary to undertake sophisticated political and economic risk analysis.

Master of International Public Policy

This flexible, one-year program is designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop advanced analytical and leadership skills. Part-time study is available.

Master of Arts in International Studies

This two-year program at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center immerses non-Chinese students in a bilingual environment where they study and complete a thesis in Mandarin.

Certificate in Chinese and American Studies plus a Master of Arts at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Certificate in Chinese and American Studies + MA

Students in this program complete the certificate in Nanjing and continue their Master of Arts studies for two to three additional semesters to enhance their economic and quantitative reasoning skills.

Sais Europe Students

Dual-Degree and Exchange Programs

Through our world-class partner institutions, you can earn two degrees at once, add a diploma, or study at another institution to gain additional perspectives.

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Employment Outcomes

We have a proven track record for connecting talented students with rewarding global career opportunities.

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Admissions Events

Sep 17 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Visit to Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center will host an information session on how you can earn your master's degree or a one-year graduate certificate in Nanjing, China. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, an educational collaboration...

Sep 17 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

APSIA Graduate School Fair: Toronto

Looking for a graduate degree with a global focus? Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs (APSIA) events can help you take the next step in your career!

Whether you’ve...

Sep 18 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Visit to Vassar

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center will host an information session on how you can earn your master's degree or a one-year graduate certificate in Nanjing, China. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, an educational collaboration...