Upon selecting your preferred graduate program at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, we encourage you to thoroughly examine the admission deadlines and specific application requirements

Equipped with this knowledge, you can help ensure that your application is reviewed diligently and in a timely manner. 

Please be mindful that deadlines vary by program, and may entail various types such as set deadlines, rolling deadlines, as well as priority and early decision dates. 

By understanding the types of deadlines and the general requirements for admission to the Johns Hopkins School of Education, you can contribute to an efficient and equitable evaluation process — ultimately enhancing the experience for all students. 

Our commitment to data-driven insights and transformative change relies on a consistent, evidence-based approach, proactively fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout everything we do, including the admissions process.

Set Application Deadlines

Programs with a fixed or set application deadline will accept applications up until the stated date only. The online application form will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the day of the stated deadline.

Rolling Admission Deadlines

Where listed, rolling admission means that completed applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, not after a set deadline. Applications will be accepted until programs and courses reach full capacity. If a program or class reaches full capacity, notice will be posted below.

Delays and Missed Deadlines

The Office of Admissions cannot extend or waive application deadlines for any reason, including technical issues experienced by individual applicants. Applicants who miss a deadline may apply for the next admission term available. 

General Requirements

To be admitted to a Johns Hopkins School of Education degree or certificate program, applicants are required to hold the appropriate qualifying degree(s).

  • For master’s programs and graduate certificates, applicants must present official evidence of receipt of a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education or the equivalent by the time of expected matriculation.
  • For doctoral programs, applicants must present official evidence of receipt of a four-year bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from a regionally- accredited institution of higher education or the equivalent by the time of expected matriculation.
  • For prior degrees and coursework, both undergraduate and graduate, applicants must have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate studies (including incomplete programs of study and programs still in progress).

Application Deadlines

Application open and close dates are subject to change. Please check the dates before starting an application. If you have any questions, you may contact the Admissions Office at [email protected].

Summer 2024

Master's Programs

Application Close Date

MEd for Teaching ProfessionalsApril 30, 2024
MS in Education PolicyApril 30, 2024

Fall 2024


Application Close Date

Doctoral ProgramsYear 2024
Doctor of Philosophy in EducationDecember 15, 2023
Doctor of EducationJanuary 18, 2024
Master's ProgramsYear 2024
MS in CounselingJanuary 31, 2024
MS in Education — International Teaching & Global Leadership CohortApril 19, 2024
MEd in the Health ProfessionsJuly 15, 2024
MS in Education — Educational Studies (Teach For America & TNTP)July 15, 2024
MS in Special EducationJuly 15, 2024
Graduate CertificatesYear 2024
Post-Master’s Certificate — Applied Behavior AnalysisJuly 15, 2024

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