Admission Deadlines & Requirements

Where listed, rolling admission means that completed applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis up until the start of the term classes, not after a set deadline. Applications will be accepted until programs and courses reach capacity. If a program or class reaches full capacity, notice will be posted below. Applicants applying for federal financial aid or for scholarship consideration are recommended to submit a completed application by the posted priority consideration deadline. International applicants are required to submit by the priority consideration deadline.

The priority/early decision consideration deadline will be used as a deadline for consideration for merit or need-based scholarship for domestic applicants (fall and spring awards only). Domestic applicants should complete the SOE Scholarship Application form and any required forms for consideration by the priority/early decision deadline.

The online application form will close 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on the day of the stated deadline. The Admissions Office cannot not extend or waive application deadlines for any reason, including technical issues experienced by individual applicants. Applicants who miss submitting by a deadline may apply for the next admission term available. Not all graduate programs use set deadlines. Please read the categories and explanation of deadlines below and the deadline posted by your program of interest.

 

  • Completed applications received by the programs that list a priority or early decision deadline will receive priority review. *International applicants are encouraged to follow priority or early decision deadlines.
  • Programs with a fixed or set application deadline will accept applications up until the stated date only.
  • Applications received by programs that list a rolling deadline will be reviewed by the graduate program up until a month before the start of the semester applied or until space capacity has been reached.

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Enrollment:Full-Time
Start Terms:Fall only
Application Deadline: Application Deadline: December 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST

Note: the application completion deadline represents the endpoint in the application process (i.e., the completion of your file) rather than the beginning of that process). All materials, including official transcripts, recommendations, and test scores, must be received by the Admissions Office on or before the application deadline for full consideration.
Prerequisite:Earned bachelor’s (four year) and master’s degree from a regionally or nationally- accredited college or university. Previous degrees must document outstanding academic achievement in an area of study closely associated with the objectives of this PhD program.
Application Requirements:Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:A personal statement of professional goals (not to exceed 750 words) including responses to the following questions:
1) How will participating in the program advance your career?
2) What experiences have you had that relate to school improvement?
3) What do you hope to learn as a result of being a student in the doctoral program?
Writing sample: a sample of an applicant's most professional writing that demonstrates analytic and critical writing skills (average 10-20 pages).
Three Letters of Recommendation:At least three letters of recommendation - two submitted by faculty members who are familiar with the student's previous academic work, and one submitted by a supervisor or administrator who has been in a position to evaluate the student’s professional development.
Official GRE scores
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
An interview may be required
International Applicants:Please reference the International Student Admission Instructions for additional requirements.
DOCTOR OF EDUCATION (EdD) (ONLINE)
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Enrollment:Part-time
Start Terms:Fall only
Application Deadline:January 6, 2021 - The last date to start and submit the online application form.

January 22, 2021- The deadline and last date that the Office of Admissions will accept supporting material documents. These include submission of letters from recommenders, official transcripts, international credential evaluation reports, the completed KIRA video interview, and test scores (if applicable).

Note: the application completion deadline represents the endpoint in the application process (i.e., the completion of your file) rather than the beginning of that process). All materials, including official transcripts, recommendations, and test scores, must be received by the Admissions Office on or before the Jan. 22, deadline for full consideration.
Pre-requisiteA master’s degree consisting of a minimum of 36 credits with a 3.0 GPA minimum from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university. Students who do not have the required 36 master’s credits may be admitted and must complete the additional graduate-level credits at an accredited college or university either prior to beginning the program or during the program.
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Personal Statement
(not to exceed 750 words) including responses to the following:
Describe a significant Problem of Practice relevant to your current context of professional practice.

Indicate the importance of this problem within the educational landscape as well as the applicant's context of professional practice.

Discuss the potential underlying causes for or contributing factors related to this problem of practice.

Discuss the ways in which this problem aligns with your chosen area of specialization.
Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendations signed by the recommender. These letters should include at least one from each of the following:
(a) A professor with whom the applicant worked in his/her master's program who can speak to the applicant's competency to conduct rigorous scholarly work; and
(b) a school/organization official who can attest to the applicant’s qualifications to pursue a doctorate, impact on his or her professional practice, and knowledge of and support for the applicant’s area of research/Problem of Practice. This letter should indicate the school/organization official’s understanding that the student will do research within his/her professional context. District support for the applicant’s research within his or her context of professional practice is an important component of the admission process.
Executive Sponsor Form Applicants are required to identify and submit the name of an executive sponsor within the online application form. This sponsor should also serve as one of the three recommendation providers. The individual you select to list will not be contacted by the School during the application process. For more information on the Executive Sponsor, please contact soe-admissionsupport@jhu.edu.
GRE Admissions Test (Optional)
Applicants to the Doctor of Education EdD (Online) program are strongly encouraged to submit GRE examination scores for the General Test as part of the admission application. While the GRE examination is not a requirement for admission consideration to the program, submitting a GRE test score is an opportunity for applicants to present additional evidence of the quantitative and verbal skills required for the doctoral-level study.

The Admissions Review Committee is committed to the practice of conducting holistic evaluations of all admission materials submitted as part of an applicant’s file. The Committee does not use cut off scores or minimum suggested averages for GRE in the evaluation process, or to determine admission consideration.

Test Information and Ordering Instructions
The Educational Testing Service (ETS), the testing provider for GRE, generates computer-based score reports that are sent to Johns Hopkins School of Education electronically approximately 10 to 15 days after the test date. ETS stores tests for a five-year period. ETS will not send official score reports for GRE examinations after the five-year period. Applicants with expired GRE scores interested in submitting a GRE test score would need to retake the GRE- General Test.

The institutional code for Johns Hopkins School of Education is 5470. Please visit the ETS Test provider website for more information and ordering instructions. Once ETS has electronically sent your score report, and your application is submitted, receipt of your official test score will be shown as received/verified on your application.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
A virtual interview will be required of all applicants. An invitation will be sent after completion of the application.
International ApplicantsPlease reference the International Student Admission Instructions for additional requirements:

MASTER’S PROGRAMS

MASTER OF EDUCATION IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS (ONLINE)
Master of Education in the Health Professions
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: August 3, 2020
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation:
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
International Applicants: 
Academic transcripts for degrees conferred by non-U.S. institutions are required to be evaluated for their equivalence to similar degrees earned in the U.S. – see credential evaluations.  Physicians who have completed ECFMG certification may submit the Certification Verification Status Report in lieu of the course-by-course evaluation to satisfy this requirement for their medical degree.
Interview is required. Applicants who meet admission requirements will participate in an interview (in person, Skype, or phone) to ensure that their goals align with the goals of the program prior to an offer of admission.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COUNSELING: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING CONCENTRATION
Master of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Enrollment:Full-Time and Part-Time
Admit Term:Fall only
Application Deadlines:The Fall 2021 application will open to begin accepting applications on July 1, 2020, and the deadline to complete an application for Fall 2021 is February 15, 2021.

International applicants are encouraged to complete all requirements for the application no later than January 15, 2021, for full consideration (See International Student Admissions for more information.)

After submitting a completed application, invitations will be sent by the Counseling Department to a select number of applicants to participate in a group interview session via Zoom web conferencing or in-person. A limited number of interview dates for the fall 2021 admission period will be determined and posted on this site in the future. Participation in one of the pre-determined interview dates is by invitation only and is a requirement for admission.
Application Requirements:Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Two letters of recommendation
Essay:A two-page reflective essay on: Why you would like to become a Clinical Mental Health Counselor? What type of contribution would you like to make to the clinical mental health service provider community? What do you bring from your background and professional experiences that may support and/or constrain your becoming an effective Clinical Mental Health Counselor? Your experiences around human diversity and how they shape and reflect your values and goals as a counselor. What impact has volunteer, travel, and/or work had on your growth as someone interested in being a Clinical Mental Health Counselor?
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COUNSELING: SCHOOL COUNSELING CONCENTRATION (FLEX)
Master of Science in Counseling: School Counseling (Flex)
Enrollment:Full-Time and Part-Time
Admit Term:Fall only
Application Deadlines:The Fall 2021 application will open to begin accepting applications on July 1, 2020, and the deadline to complete an application for Fall 2021 is February 15, 2021.

International applicants are encouraged to complete all requirements for the application no later than January 15, 2021, for full consideration (See International Student Admissions for more information.)

After submitting a completed application, invitations will be sent by the Counseling Department to a select number of applicants to participate in a group interview session via Zoom web conferencing or in-person.

A limited number of interview dates for the fall 2021 admission period will be determined and posted on this site in the future. Participation in one of the pre-determined interview dates is by invitation only and is a requirement for admission.

Application Requirements:Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Two letters of recommendation
Essay:A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL TEACHING AND GLOBAL LEADERSHIP (ITGL) COHORT
Master of Science in Education: International Teaching and Global Leadership (ITGL) Cohort
Enrollment:Full-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline(s):The final Fall 2020 application deadline was April 20, 2020. The MS Education/ITGL Program is no longer accepting or reviewing applications for admission for this term after this date. The Fall 2021 application will begin accepting applications on September 1, 2020.

Application Requirements:Online application form
Resume/CV
Earned minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate studies (including for incomplete programs of study and for programs still in progress).
Two letters of recommendation
International Credential Evaluation - Academic Transcript Records from all post-secondary institutions attended outside the U.S. and Canada. International applicants should review the International Student Admission section of the website for additional requirements or information.
Essay:A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Interview:Online video interview required.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: DIGITAL AGE LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION (ONLINE)
Master of Science in Education: Digital Age Learning and Educational Technology
Enrollment:Part-Time/Full-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring and Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials.
Two Letters of Recommendation:
Letters of recommendation should be an indication of the student's professional history, work ethic, and ability to successfully complete a graduate degree.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: EDUCATIONAL STUDIES CONCENTRATION—INDIVIDUALIZED INTERDISCIPLINARY & INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS OPTIONS
Master of Science in Education: Educational Studies—Individualized Interdisciplinary & Independent Schools Options
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
Interdisciplinary Option - Prospective students planning on completing one or two graduate certificates as part of their program of study should apply for admission into the certificate(s) at the same time they apply to the master’s program. Please reference our application instructions for details on submitting your master's and certificate selections for this program of study.
$80.00 application fee

Resume/CV
Essay:A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.

The essay for admission into the two-certificate pathway must address how the certificates will work together to foster the prospective student's future plans; and admission to the master’s program is contingent upon admission to the two certificates. Students interested in the two-certificate pathway must apply for admission into the master’s program before starting the second certificate.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
A pre-admission interview is required.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: EDUCATIONAL STUDIES CONCENTRATION—TEACH FOR AMERICA & TNTP COLLABORATION PROGRAMS (ONLINE)
Master of Science in Education: Educational Studies - Teach For America and TNTP Collaboration Programs
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Deadlines: The TFA/TNTP National Cohort application closed on June 15, 2020 for fall 2020 admission consideration.
Application Completion Deadline*Admission Notification
Round 1January 15February 15
Round 2March 1April 1
Round 3May 1June 1
Round 4June 15July 15
Application Requirements:Online application form
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
Prospective applicants must first apply and be accepted to the TFA Program. For more information, please visit the TFA or TNTP websites.
*Your application is considered complete once all required transcripts have been received by our admissions office.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: EDUCATIONAL STUDIES CONCENTRATION—URBAN TEACHERS COLLABORATION PROGRAM
Master of Science in Education: Educational Studies - Urban Teachers Collaboration Program
Enrollment:Full-Time
Start Terms:Summer
Application Deadline: Application deadlines for the upcoming cohort will be provided in late summer or early fall.
Application Requirements:
Online application form
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
Prospective applicants must first apply and be accepted to the Urban Teachers Program. For more information, please visit http://www.urbanteachers.org/
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: GIFTED EDUCATION CONCENTRATION
Master of Science in Education: Gifted Education
Enrollment:Part-Time
Pre-Requisites to Apply:

Applicants seeking the Maryland State Department of Education Gifted and Talented Education Specialist Certificate are required to hold state-approved teacher certification to be admitted to the program. In addition, applicants who are employed in the state of Maryland and are seeking the MSDE Gifted and Talented Specialist certification must also have completed at least 27 months of teaching experience and be currently employed in a school district or an accredited independent school. Master’s applicants who are not interested in Maryland state certification do not need to be teachers, certified or otherwise.
Start Terms:Summer, Fall, Spring
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay: A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two letters of recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION CONCENTRATION
Master of Science in Education: School Administration and Supervision
Enrollment:Part-Time
Pre-requisites to apply:

Certified; School district employed; 27 months experience
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: MILD-TO-MODERATE AND SEVERE DISABILITIES CONCENTRATIONS
Master of Science in Special Education: Mild-to-Moderate or Severe Disabilities (including Montgomery County SET-IT Partnership Program)
Enrollment:Part-Time and Full-Time for Mild to Moderate; Part-Time for Severe Disabilities
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling | April 1 for Montgomery County SET-IT Partnership Program
Feb. 1 for Part-time Master of Science in Special Education - Montgomery County School Collaboration Program (SET-IT)
Pre-requisite:Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university.
Earned minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate studies (including for incomplete programs of study and for programs still in progress).
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Testing Scores:Applicants with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher in their most recently earned degree may be considered for admission without submitting a Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Basic Skills Assessment Test.
For candidates intending to submit a standardized testing score for admission, please visit the Maryland Department of Education website for a listing of the specific tests accepted.
Letters of Recommendation:Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to your work with children with disabilities.
Interview:A select number of Montgomery County SET-IT Partnership Program applicants will be invited for an interview and asked to provide a written response to a prompt and to "audition" by responding to classroom scenarios provided by faculty interviewers.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATES

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH AUTISM AND OTHER PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS (ONLINE)
Graduate Certificate: Education of Students with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Letters of Recommendation: Two letters from individuals who can speak to your work with children with disabilities
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
Interview: A select number of applicants may be invited for an interview
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Graduate Certificate: Educational Leadership for Independent Schools
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN GIFTED EDUCATION
Graduate Certificate: Gifted Education
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall and Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Pre-Requisite:
Applicants are required to hold state-approved teacher certification to be admitted to the program, have at least 27 months of teaching experience, and be currently employed in a school district or an accredited independent school. In addition, applicants who are employed in the state of Maryland and are seeking the MSDE Gifted and Talented Specialist certification must also hold a master’s degree by program completion.
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay: A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two letters of recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP IN TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION (ONLINE)
Graduate Certificate: Leadership in Technology Integration
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MIND, BRAIN, AND TEACHING (ONLINE)
Graduate Certificate: Mind, Brain, and Teaching
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Scholarly Writing Sample (e.g., a paper written for prior coursework or for professional purposes):
This writing sample should be between 750 and 1500 words (3-6 double-spaced pages, 12 pt. font). Longer papers will be accepted, but will likely not be read in full. Papers that are analytical or research-focused are strongly preferred. If you do not have an appropriate sample of scholarly writing to submit, as an alternative you may instead write a brief essay (750-1000 words) in response to the following prompt: “Consider an educational setting of your choice. What kinds of questions about teaching and learning do you think researchers from the neuro- and cognitive sciences could help address?” We do not expect you to do any considerable research to respond to this prompt, and we do not expect that applicants will have background knowledge from the neuro- and cognitive sciences. Rather, we simply want you to analyze an educational setting you are familiar with and formulate relevant questions about teaching practices and the learning process. Your goal should be to construct a simple, well-organized response that focuses on a few key points of interest.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION (FACE-TO-FACE)
Graduate Certificate: School Administration and Supervision (face-to-face)
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Pre-Requisite: Master’s degree; certified; school district employed; 27 months experience.
Note: The Maryland Department of Education (COMAR 13A.12.04.01) requires all individuals who apply for Administrator I certification to complete three semester hours of coursework in special education. Candidates who have not previously completed a special education course will be required to complete an additional course to complete the program.
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION (ONLINE)
Graduate Certificate: School Administration and Supervision (online)
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Pre-Requisite: Master’s degree; certified; school district employed; 27 months experience.
Note: The Maryland Department of Education (COMAR 13A.12.04.01) requires all individuals who apply for Administrator I certification to complete three semester hours of coursework in special education. Candidates who have not previously completed a special education course will be required to complete an additional course to complete the program.
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN URBAN EDUCATION
Graduate Certificate: Urban Education
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, Spring, Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN STEM INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER (PreK-6) (ONLINE)
Graduate Certificate: STEM Instructional Leader (PreK-6)
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Term:Fall, Spring, and Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Pre-requisite(s): Earned bachelor's degree in education in mathematics or science, with professional teaching experience in elementary, middle, or secondary schools.

Applicants are expected to be a classroom teacher with at least 18 months of teaching experience, and be currently employed by a school district or an accredited independent school.

Maryland state-certified teachers interested in earning the Instructional Leader: STEM, PreK-6 endorsement should consult the Maryland State Department of Education website for requirements.
Application Requirements: Online application form
$80 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay: A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue the Instructional Leader certificate in Mathematics or STEM and focusing on your long-term goals upon completion of this academic program. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional information that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be typed on a separate sheet of paper.
Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a supervisor within your teaching context and one from an academic reference.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER (PreK-6) (ONLINE)
Graduate Certificate: Mathematics Instructional Leader (PreK-6)
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Term:Fall, Spring, and Summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Prerequisite(s): Earned bachelor's degree in education in mathematics or science, with professional teaching experience in elementary, middle, or secondary schools.

The applicant is expected to be a classroom teacher with at least 18 months of teaching experience, and to be currently employed by a school district or an accredited independent school.

Maryland state-certified teachers interested in earning the Instructional Leader: STEM, Pre-K-6 endorsement should consult the Maryland State Department of Education website for requirements.
Application Requirements: Online application form
$80 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay: A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue the Instructional Leader certificate in Mathematics or STEM and focusing on your long-term goals upon completion of this academic program. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional information that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be typed on a separate sheet of paper.
Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a supervisor within your teaching context and one from an academic reference.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
POST MASTER’S CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA)
Post Master’s Certificate: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: Rolling
Prerequisite:
An applicant must have a master's degree from an accredited university or the equivalent from a foreign institution in one of the following areas: education, psychology, or behavior analysis.
Earned minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate studies (including for incomplete programs of study and for programs still in progress).
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
Interview: A select number of applicants will be invited for an interview
POST MASTER’S CERTIFICATE IN CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Post Master’s Certificate: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Enrollment:Part-Time
Admit Term:Fall and Spring
Application Deadline: Fall 2020- August 7, 2020

Spring 2021- January 21, 2021
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 2-page reflective essay on: Why would you like to become a clinical mental health counselor? What type of contribution would you like to make to the clinical mental health service provider community? What do you bring from your background and professional experiences that may support and/or constrain your becoming an effective clinical mental health counselor? Your experiences around human diversity and how they shape and reflect your values and goals as a counselor. What impact has volunteer, travel, and/or work had on your growth as someone interested in being a clinical mental health counselor?

Two Letters of Recommendation

(Note: letters are not required for students currently enrolled in, or who have recently graduated from, the School of Education’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling master’s programs.)
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
POST MASTER’S CERTIFICATE IN EVIDENCE-BASED TEACHING IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS (ONLINE)
Post-Master’s Certificate: Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
Academic transcripts for degrees conferred by non-U.S. institutions are required to be evaluated for their equivalence to similar degrees earned in the U.S. – see credential evaluations. Physicians who have completed ECFMG certification may submit the Certification Verification Status Report in lieu of the course-by-course evaluation to satisfy this requirement for their medical degree.
COUNSELING (CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED GRADUATE STUDY [CAGS])
Counseling (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study [CAGS])
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Term:Fall and Spring
Application Deadline: Fall 2020- August 7, 2020

Spring 2021- January 15, 2021
Prerequisite
Previous master’s-level degree in counseling or a related field
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended

NON-DEGREE GRADUATE SPECIAL STUDENTS

NON-DEGREE SEEKING APPLICANTS - GRADUATE SPECIAL STUDENT STATUS
Non-Degree Graduate Special
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall, spring, summer
Application Deadline: Rolling
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$25.00 application fee
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended

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