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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 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

Aug 28 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

Doctor of International Affairs Virtual Information Session

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admissions invites you  to learn more about our newest degree offering - the Doctor of...

Sep 6 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Room 417, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW

On-Campus Master of Arts Information Session

Come learn about our dynamic regional studies offerings within our Master of Arts program by attending this on-campus information session. The session will be moderated by a faculty member and...

Sep 9 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Room 501, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Admissions Conference Room

Masters Programs for Experienced Professionals On Campus Information Session

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admissions invites you attend an information session to learn more about opportunities to take individual...