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Carey Business School – Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins Global MBA Program Structure

The Johns Hopkins Global MBA program at Carey Business School offers primarily daytime and evening classes at the Baltimore campus. Carey offers one intake per year, and classes begin during the fall semester. During the summer between the first and second years of the program, students take part in a three-week Innovation for Humanity program, traveling to different countries across the globe to work collaboratively with local entrepreneurs and community leaders.


The Johns Hopkins Global MBA requires 54 credit hours of coursework, comprised of 34-36 credit hours of core classes and 18-20 elective credits. During the first semester, core business disciplines are taught end-to-end by two professors at once. For example, rather than offer two introductory classes in finance and accounting, the Global MBA includes a class called Financial Resources, which combines Basic Accounting with Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Investments.

Before entering the second year of the program, students are expected to participate in the Innovation for Humanity program. An international learning opportunity that draws on Johns Hopkins University’s unique international presence, students get first-hand experience working in new markets to come up with solutions to actual problems the people living in these countries face. For example, students may work on finding business solutions to problems involving public health or poverty. Past trips have included Rwanda, Peru and India. Students are also given the opportunity to participate in a Discovery to Market project, a unique entrepreneurial program that gives global MBA students the chance to participate in transforming a scientific discovery into a viable commercial enterprise. Students collaborate with Johns Hopkins researchers, physicians, engineers, and public health experts to determine if the product or technology is a promising business opportunity.

Students choose electives from six areas of concentration: Financial Businesses, Health Care Management, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Enterprise Risk Management.

Class Profile

The most recent Carey Business School featured 82 Global MBA students. The average age of students enrolled was 27. Thirty-three percent of students are female and just over 50 percent are international students. Students in this program have an average of two to five years of professional work experience, although there is no minimum requirement.

Career Statistics

An estimated 90.3 percent of Carey Global MBA grads from the Class of 2018 were employed within three months of graduation, with the majority of grads (37 percent) joining the healthcare industry.

Graduates earned an average starting salary of 80,000 and an average signing bonus of $9,582.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The tuition for one year of the Johns Hopkins Global MBA degree is $59,875. Johns Hopkins University also charges a matriculation fee of $500.

Endowed scholarships are offered to students based on scholastic merit and evidence of leadership. To apply for endowed scholarships, students must complete the Carey Business School Foundation Scholarship Application and submit it along with an essay.

Most student loans are based on either financial need or creditworthiness and are available only to US citizens and permanent residents. Carey Business students have access to such federal aid as the Federal Pell Grant Program, Federal Direct Loan Program, and Graduate PLUS loan program. Private loans may also be available.


Applicants to the MBA programs must have completed a four-year degree or its equivalent for admission.

To apply to Johns Hopkins University, applicants must submit a completed application form with the $100 dollar non-refundable application fee, official copies of transcripts from each institution attended, current résumé, an essay, GMAT or GRE scores and two letters of recommendation (at least one professional). International applicants must submit eligible TOEFL or IELTS scores with an application.

Global MBA deadline dates are as follows:

Round Two – January 23, 2019
Round Three – April 10, 2019

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