Grounded in analytics and leadership, the full-time MBA gives you the tools to translate data insights into action and drive impact in ever-changing markets. Newly STEM-designated.
Gain the analytical and leadership skills employers demand with the Johns Hopkins MBA. Harness technological advancements through classroom teaching, experiential learning, and co-curricular experiences. And graduate ready to lead across industries.
Choose your specialization
Choose between two specializations: Analytics, Leadership, and Innovation or Health, Technology, and Innovation. The specializations overlap at key points in the curriculum, and you will continue to build connections with your peers throughout the program.
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With the analytic and leadership skills to propel your career, an MBA from Johns Hopkins is just the beginning. Build the analytic skills to extract breakthrough business insights from big data. Strengthen your leadership skills to drive change in the fast-moving global market. Immerse yourself in experiential learning projects with businesses where your insights have immediate impact. Join the world-class Johns Hopkins ecosystem. And graduate job-ready as a data-driven leader.
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is officially one of the first 10 American business schools to claim a STEM designation for its entire Full-time MBA program
Innovation Field Project
Immerse yourself in an eight-week project-based course with three to five days in the field to find an innovative solution to a complex business problem.
An MBA is more than just the classroom. With the unparalleled resources and reputation of Johns Hopkins, you’ll acquire the skills employers demand by embedding yourself in local, national, and international experiential learning opportunities.
Choose your specialization
The Johns Hopkins MBA offers two specializations for students to choose from: Analytics, Leadership, and Innovation, or Health, Technology, and Innovation. Both curricula are customized to meet your educational interests and goals.
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- 640 average GMAT score
- 327 average GRE score
- 46 percent male / 54 percent female
- 3.41 average undergraduate GPA
- 5.1 average years of full-time work experience
- 13 countries represented
Gender Parity at Carey
At Carey, 52 percent of enrolled full-time MBA students are women. That’s one of the highest percentages of women in a full-time MBA program among more than four dozen prestigious members of the Forte Foundation. Plus, more than half the class has been women for the last three years in a row.
And it’s not just the full-time MBA. At least half of Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s students were women back in 2013, and we’re committed to providing equal, innovative business education to all students.
Build the analytic skills to anticipate tomorrow’s market and the leadership skills to implement data-driven change. Through an engaging curriculum and immersive experiential learning opportunities, you will gain the foundational skills employers demand. Select a set of electives and co-curricular activities based on your unique strengths and interests. Small classes empower you to ask more questions, receive personalized feedback, and work closely with faculty experts.
In the second year of the program, benefit from a tailored course schedule that fits your professional interests and goals. This unique opportunity allows you to interact with Carey students from all programs and get involved in more Johns Hopkins experiences, such as Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures.
Start your time at Carey Business School with Foundations Week. Network with your new peers, launch your career development, prepare for your courses with behavioral science and quantitative skills boot camps, and explore the world of experiential learning.
Career Development Day - This one-day event is an opportunity to expand your Carey network, identify professional development and career goals, and engage with the entire Career & Life Design team.
Quantitative Skills boot camp - This optional, two-day boot camp focuses on the basic quantitative skills needed for your core microeconomics course. Refresh your knowledge of topics such as the equation of a line, non-linear functions, graphing lines and curves, exponents, and calculus, with both lecture and interactive problem-solving.
Introduction to experiential learning - In this one-day immersion, benefit from the Johns Hopkins ecosystem by working in teams to help a Johns Hopkins partner capitalize on a business opportunity.
All foundational classes challenge you to understand and live out Carey Business School’s values: boundless curiosity, relentless advancement, unwavering humanity, and collaborative leadership. Courses include:
- Accounting Foundations
- Business Communication
- Behavioral Science: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
- Behavioral Science: Leading Change
- Behavioral Science: Negotiating Collaboratively
- Competitive Strategy
- Data Science: Statistics
- Data Science: Big Data Consulting Project
- Data Science: Artificial Intelligence
- Innovation Field Project
- Marketing Management
- Microeconomics and Market Design
- Operations Management
Experiential course highlights:
- Advising Project Teams
- Applied Behavioral Strategy for Organizational and Social Impact
- Big Data Consulting Project
- Commercializing Discovery
- Innovation Field Project
- Leadership Development Expedition
Electives are your opportunity to differentiate yourself and become an expert in your field. Both specializations are customized to meet your goals. Choose electives you want to focus on, like consulting, finance, organizational leadership, marketing, or operations management. Or choose a combination of electives across any of the career areas to build diverse skills and identify insights across industries.
Selection of electives by career focus:
- Global Strategy
- Strategic Human Capital
- Strategy Consulting Practicum
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Cryptos and Blockchain
- Financial Modeling and Valuation
- Effective Teaming
- Leadership Development Expeditions
- Managing in a Diverse Global World
- Power and Politics
- Marketing Research
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Analytics
- Advanced Business Analytics
- Design Lab
- Global Supply Chain Management
- Managing Complex Projects
Specific courses and elective offerings may change.
Practical Experience Requirement for the Full-Time MBA program
Full-time MBA graduation requirements include a mandatory practical experience the summer between the first and second year of the program. Practical experience in the Carey full-time MBA program is defined as 20 hours per week (or more) for at least six weeks in an internship, practicum, or job related to a student’s course of study.
In order to meet and document this requirement, you must successfully complete all foundational courses in the first-year curriculum (29 course credits) or have a documented exemption for any incomplete credits. If you are in a dual-degree program, the full-time MBA administrative team will work with you individually on your summer experience requirement to align the requirements between your MBA and your second degree.
If you want an entrepreneurial or non-traditional internship, the full-time MBA program administrators must approve it.
F-1 Status and OPT for the full-time MBA program
F-1 students who plan to engage in off campus training/work must get OPT approved by OIS. Learn more about the process and detailed requirements for OPT.
- In-person classes
- Courses held in Baltimore, MD
- STEM-designated curriculum
- Complete degree in two years
- Online, flexible format
- Complete degree in two to three years
- Asynchronous and/or fully synchronous courses
- Optional in-person experiences
Connect with a Carey student
Our students come from all over the world and represent all of the different graduate business programs we have here at Carey. Connect with one of them directly to learn more about life at Carey.