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Johns Hopkins enrolls more than 24,000 full- and part-time students throughout nine academic divisions. Our faculty and students study, teach, and learn across more than 260 programs in the arts and music, the humanities, the social and natural sciences, engineering, international studies, education, business, and the health professions.

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Chinese and American Studies

Certificate Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center awards a graduate certificate in Chinese and American Studies to international students who attend the center for one academic year and take a minimum of six academic courses in Chinese. Many choose to take additional classes each semester in English, resulting in a mix of international and Chinese students in a given class.

Global Policy

Master's Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

This 16-month degree program, designed specifically for highly-motivated, experienced professionals, is ideal for candidates seeking a deeper understanding of the social, economic and political issues influencing policy decisions, while continuing to work full-time. Studying with world-class scholars and practitioners, students gain the skills and knowledge required for success in our rapidly transforming world.

Global Risk

Master's Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

Offered at SAIS Europe in Bologna, Italy, this 13-month, cohort-based program builds on the core strengths of SAIS in multi-disciplinary analysis by introducing students to the broad array of concepts and tools from the social sciences that are necessary to undertake sophisticated political and economic risk analysis. The SAIS Master of Arts in Global Risk will produce a graduate who understands the details of risk analysis, possesses professional quantitative skills, and is able to apply these tools to policy problems or investment decisions as they are affected by political events

International Affairs (Europe)

Master's Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

Offered at SAIS's campus in Bologna, Italy, this two-year master’s degree is research-oriented. It allows students to submit a thesis in lieu of two of the non-language courses normally required for the MA master’s students from European partner universities can study for one year in their home program and for one year at SAIS Bologna, obtaining the MAIA. plus a master’s from their home university.

International Development

Certificate Part-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

SAIS DC offers a Certificate in International Development for students and professionals seeking to expand on a chosen area of interest without pursuing a degree. The certificate program incorporates an interdisciplinary approach to the study of developing countries. It offers an opportunity to conceptualize development problems through social, political, economic and environmental aspects of development.

This certificate is offered to non-degree students who successfully complete a series of four courses within the International Development curriculum.

International Economics and Finance

Master's Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

This 11-month, full-time program prepares students to understand advanced economic theories, develop quantitative skills and analyze current international economic issues.  Students move through the program in a cohort format and focus on how international trade and finance shape economic performance. Further, students develop their own perspectives by interacting one-on-one with world renowned scholars while specializing in either Macroeconomics/International Finance or in International Trade/Development.

International Public Policy

Master's Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies
This full-time program is designed for experienced professionals with seven or more years of relevant work experience who wish to develop the advanced analytical and leadership skills necessary to formulate and advocate policy on key international issues. Students have the advantage of designing their own curriculum consisting of eight non-language courses. They may also affiliate themselves with an academic program to gain in-depth insight into a specific field of study. Students complete the program in one academic year while on leave, sabbatical or seeking employment post-degree.

International Studies (China)

Master's Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

Offered at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, this two-year program is the only master’s degree fully accredited in both China and the United States. Students complete course work and a thesis in Chinese, culminating in a degree jointly awarded by SAIS and Nanjing University. Mandarin proficiency required.

International Studies (Europe)

  • School of Advanced International Studies

This diploma requires two semesters of full-time study at SAIS Europe which include eight non-language courses and the completion of a language requirement.  The diploma is a certification of graduate course work in international studies and is useful for those who already hold or are currently working toward a master’s degree.

International Studies (PhD)

Doctoral Full-time In-person
  • School of Advanced International Studies

This full-time program is for individuals who hold a master's degree and seek to become scholars as well as practitioners in international relations. Each PhD candidate works with a faculty adviser to design a unique academic and research plan to prepare for their dissertation. Students develop a comprehensive understanding of qualitative and quantitative analytic skills, international relations, economics, and regional studies.

Areas of concentration are: International Law and Organizations; African Studies; American Foreign Policy; Canadian Studies; China Studies; Conflict Management; Energy, Resources and Environment; European and Eurasian Studies; Global Theory and History; International Development; International Relations; International Political Economy; Japan Studies; Korea Studies; Latin American Studies; Middle East Studies; South Asia Studies; Southeast Asia Studies; and Strategic Studies.