special programs

Direct Matriculation Programs

Johns Hopkins is committed to providing students with opportunities to enhance and expand their education. For undergraduate applicants who have a commitment to a defined area of study and are planning on continuing their education within a specific field, we offer the Direct Matriculation Programs (DMP) listed below. Students accepted to these programs are admitted to both the undergraduate program as well as the master’s program at the designated Hopkins graduate school. Students must apply to the DMP of their choice as part of their undergraduate application. (Note that additional application materials are required for all DMP applicants. Students may apply to only one DMP option.) Please click below for details about and application information for each program.

Master's in Global Health Studies

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Master's in International Studies

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Master's in Global Health Studies

The challenges of identifying, understanding, and preventing global health issues are of vital importance for scholars all over the world. The Johns Hopkins Direct Matriculation Program: Master’s in Global Health Studies offers qualified students displaying a strong interest in public health to pursue a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Students selected to this program as undergraduate applicants who maintain the required academic standards and complete the required undergraduate courses are guaranteed admission into the Bloomberg School of Public Health program with the following options:

  • Complete two additional years, for six years total, to receive a Master of Science in Public Health degree from the department of International Health with a concentration in Global Disease Epidemiology & Control, Health Systems, Human Nutrition, or Social & Behavioral Interventions
  • Complete one additional year, for five years total, to receive a Master of Health Science degree in Health Economics with a concentration in International Health

Students must indicate that they are applying for DMP: Master’s in Global Public Health on their application and complete the following form by the application deadline (Early Decision: November 1; Regular Decision: January 3).

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Note: You will not be considered for this program unless you submit the required materials by the application deadline. Students may only apply to one Direct Matriculation Program.

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Master's in International Studies

Today’s world is more intertwined than ever before, and the necessity for strong international relations has shaped today’s class of global citizens. The Johns Hopkins Direct Matriculation Program: Master’s in International Studies allows qualified students displaying a strong interest in international studies to pursue a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.

Students selected to this program as applicants who maintain the required academic standards are guaranteed admission into the SAIS program, with two options: they can complete the full four years of undergraduate study at the Homewood campus, then go to SAIS to complete their master’s degree in two additional years; or, they may choose to complete their undergraduate degree in three years and then complete the master’s at SAIS in two years. This five- or six-year program allows selected students an outstanding chance to pursue an intensive undergraduate international studies program with guaranteed enrollment in a two-year master’s degree from SAIS.

Students must indicate that they are applying for the SAIS DMP on their application and complete the following form by the application deadline (ED: November 1; RD: January 3).

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Note: You will not be considered for this program unless you submit the required materials by the application deadline.

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