Second Degree Option

Earn a second MS degree in 9 months and MBA degree in 12 months*

Earn a second graduate degree in less time, with less expense. Differentiate yourself from other highly qualified candidates in a competitive marketplace. Grow a larger, more diverse network within Johns Hopkins University and beyond.

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Schedule a one on one session by contacting Sondra Smith


 

Important Dates:

    Current full-time MS class of August 2021

    Dates

    Candidate deadline

    April 6, 2022

    Decision release

    April 27, 2022 

    Deposit deadline 

    May 18, 2022 

    Eligibility

    • Must currently be enrolled as a full time Carey student applying to a full time Carey program. 
    • Must be in good academic standing with a 2.85 cumulative GPA or higher.
    • Must have all previous conditional requirements met from your first Carey Business School degree.

    Admissions requirements

    • New application for the second degree program (application fee is waived)
    • New essay (must be different from original Carey Business School application essay)
    • Updated resume
    • Carey Business School transcript
    • One new letter of recommendation (must be different from original Carey application)

    Note: Any current student who was conditionally admitted to Carey must complete their conditional requirements as noted in their admission letters, such as submission of final transcripts with degree conferred or credential evaluation showing equivalency of a U.S. bachelor’s degree.

    * Second degree program options require full-time enrollment. Course and credit requirements are determined by coursework completed in the first degree.

    Credits

    Use applicable course credits from previous Carey degree toward earning a second degree.

    MS to MS

    Minimum of 24 credits

    MS to MBA

    Minimum of 36 credits

    MBA to MS 

    Minimum of 18 credits 

     

    Programs information

    • Second degree is not deferrable.
    • Campus location is determined by the second degree program of choice.
    • No gap year allowed when applying for the Second Degree. Must be a continuation (no break) from year of original graduation.
    • Choice of program not transferable once the second degree is started.
    • Original Carey degree must be completed before starting the second degree.
    • Contact the Office of International Service for all updates ois.jhu.edu/ 

    Programs and locations

    Baltimore

    • MBA
    • MS in Finance*
    • MS in Health Care Management
    • MS in Marketing*

    Washington, D.C.

    • MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management*
    • MS in Finance*
    • MS in Information Systems*
    • MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure

    *STEM-Designated

    Note: The Second Degree Option is for full-time students planning to pursue a second full-time program. Part-time students interested in earning an additional degree at Carey should speak with their advisor about an appropriate program plan.

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