Requirements

Requirements

Application Requirements for All Programs

Official transcripts from all U.S. schools must be sent electronically. All U.S. transcripts must be from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Please use Scrip-Safe (http://www.scrip-safe.com) or Docufide (https://exchange.parchment.com) to submit your official transcripts. Please note that transcripts are required from all schools where 15 or more transfer credits were earned. An admission decision may be delayed if you do not send transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

If your school does not participate in one of the electronic transcript submission options above, send official sealed transcripts to the address below:

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Office of Admissions
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COURSEWORK COMPLETED OUTSIDE THE U.S.

  • Applicants with degrees earned or in progress from schools outside the United States are required to submit a course by course credential evaluation. For information on obtaining an evaluation, please refer to: Credential Evaluation Agencies.
  • Special note for applicants with three-year undergraduate degrees from non-U.S. colleges & universities: In some situations, three-year degrees can be considered equivalent to a four-year U.S. Bachelor’s degree. In these cases, applicants can apply to the Carey Business School. Before you begin your application and the credential evaluation process, please contact the Admissions Officer for your program for further guidance. Applicants can get a preview of how their degree will be evaluated by using a free tool at the World Education Services website: https://www.wes.org/preliminary/idp.asp
  • Special note: Applicants who hold degrees (or are expected to earn a degree) from non-U.S. institutions must have their academic records evaluated by a credential evaluation agency before they can be considered for admission to a degree/certificate program. Please visit our Credential Evaluation Agencies webpage for more information. 

EXCEPTIONS REGARDING TRANSCRIPTS AND CREDENTIAL EVALUATIONS

  • All degrees earned or expected from outside the United States (U.S.) – a credential evaluation is required – do not upload or mail transcripts
  • If coursework was earned outside of the U.S. but the degree was earned in the U.S. – only transcripts are required from all schools and must be in English
  • Applicants to the Bachelors of Business Administration only – coursework earned outside of the U.S. must be evaluated - please refer to: Credential Evaluation Agencies
  • Resume
  • 2 Essays
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores - requirement varies by program. A waiver request form can be found on the online application.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers. A waiver request form can be found on the online application.

Program-Specific Requirements

Program Work Experience US GPA (Average) GMAT/GRE* TOEFL/IELTS (minimum) Start Term
Full-Time Programs

Global MBA

None
(avg. 2-5 years)
3.2 Required 100/7.0 Fall 

MBA/MA Design 
Leadership

3 3.0 Required 100/7.0  
MS Enterprise Risk Management Preferred 3.2 Required 100/7.3 Fall
MS Finance Preferred

3.2

Required 100/7.4 Fall
MS Health Care Management Preferred 3.2 Required 100/7.2 Fall
MS Marketing Preferred

3.2

Required 100/7.1 Fall
MS Information Systems Preferred 3.0 Required 100/7.0  
MS Real Estate and Infrastructure Preferred

3.2

Required 100/7.0 Fall
Part-Time Programs
Flexible MBA 2+ years 3.0 Required N/A Fall/Spring
MS Enterprise Risk Management 2+ years 3.0 Required 100/7.0 Fall
MS Finance 2+ years 3.0 Required N/A Fall/Spring
MS Health Care Management 2+ years 3.0 Required 100/7.0 Fall
MS Information Systems 2+ years 3.0 Required 100/7.0 Fall
MS Marketing 2+ years 3.0 Required N/A Fall
MS Real Estate and Infrastructure 3+ years 3.0 Recommended N/A Fall/Spring
Graduate Certificates
Financial Management 2+ years 3.0 Recommended N/A Fall/Spring
Investments 2+ years 3.0 Recommended N/A Fall/Spring
Business of Health Care 2+ years 3.0 Not Required 100/7.0 Fall/Spring 

*The average GMAT/GRE score for the Global MBA is 650. GMAT/GRE waiver available for part-time programs only. Approval will be determined by the Admissions Review committee.

For additional program-specific details, view the full Program Detail Grid.

School Codes for Standardized Test Scores

GMAT - KGB-B0-98
GRE - 0834
TOEFL - 0834

Office of Admissions Mailing Address

All official documents that need to be mailed (transcripts, credential evaluations, and official test scores) should be sent to:

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Office of Admissions
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202

Admission to Other Schools in the University

If you are a Carey Business School student who wishes to transfer to one of the other schools in the university (such as Engineering, Public Health, or Peabody), you are required to submit an admissions application to that school. Admission to the Carey Business School establishes no claim or priority for admission to any other school in the university.

Questions?

Please contact us at carey.admissions@jhu.edu or 410-234-9220 for more information.