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Master Degrees Admissions

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Master of Arts (MA)

Find out how to apply to the largest program at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Learn about specific admissions requirements for the MA's many concentrations.

Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA)

Find out how to apply to this two-year, research-focused degree offered in Bologna, Italy.

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MIEF)

Find out how to apply to this one-year program in Washington, DC for early career professionals seeking to excel in rigorous economic and financial analysis roles.

SAIS Europe Next Steps for Admitted Students

MASTER OF ARTS IN EUROPEAN PUBLIC POLICY (MEPP)

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 (MAGP)

Find out how to apply to this accelerated program in Washington, DC designed for experienced, working professionals.

Master of Arts in Global Risk (MAGR)

Find out how to apply to this one-year program in Bologna, Italy that provides an introduction to sophisticated tools for political and economic risk analysis.

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MASTER OF ARTS IN GLOBAL RISK (ONLINE)

Students will build key skills in analyzing risk and translating their insights into action through a cohort-based program that is delivered online and is completed in 21 months.

Pre-Term

MASTER OF ARTS IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (ONLINE)

This 21-month online program is designed for professionals who want to help shape the future of renewable energy.

Master of International Public Policy (MIPP)

Find out how to apply to this accelerated program for experienced, working professionals offered in Bologna, Italy or Washington, DC.

Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS)

Find out how to apply to this two-year program in Nanjing, China culminating in a degree fully accredited in both China and the US.

US Military and Veteran Applicants

Find helpful info on applying as an active duty service member, veteran, or eligible dependent.

Non-US Citizen Applicants

Find helpful info on applying as a non-US citizen.

Early Notification

The school offers an Early Notification process for admissions. You can receive an admissions decision by December 21 by submitting your full application before November 1. Early Notification admission is for enrollment in the following fall semester,

Through the Early Notification process, the Admissions Committee will either make an offer of admission or defer your application for consideration during the regular application process. If deferred, the applicant will be notified of an admission decision in mid-March. Early Notification is not binding.

Please note: For your application to be considered for Early Notification, please ensure that all supporting documents (as listed in the application instructions) are received by the Office of Admissions no later than November 1. If any supporting documents are received after November 1, your application will be reviewed during the regular application process.