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Johns Hopkins University will honor and process all admission applications received on or before the priority filing deadline first.  Admission applications that are received after the priority filing deadline will be processed if space is available in the program.

Academic Program

Admissions Application Priority Deadlines
and Decision Timeline
Financial Aid Priority Deadlines
Summer StartFall StartSpring
Start
Decision Timeline
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN)
MSN: Entry Into Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Entry into Nursing Practice
Designed for students with a bachelor's in another discipline

 

January 1

 

July 1

 

Fall - Beginning in Early March

Spring - Beginning in Early September
March 1 (fall) and September 1 (spring)
MSN: Advanced Nursing Practice
Health Systems Management 

January 1

Still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

Part time only- November 15

Fall - Beginning in Early March

Spring- Beginning in Early September

March 1 (fall) and September 1 (spring)
Public Health Nursing Track

January 1

 

  Summer - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1

MSN/MPH with Public Health Nursing Track

November 1

 

  Summer - Beginning in Mid FebruaryMarch 1
DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP)
DNP: Executive

DNP: Executive
 2 year program designed for nurses with MSN in a specialty area (other master's degree considered)

November 1,

January 1

 

  November Deadline - Late December

January Deadline - Beginning in February
March 1
DNP: Advance Practice 
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner  

January 1

 

 Fall - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner2  

January 1

Still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

 Fall - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1
Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

January 1

 

 Fall - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

January 1

Still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

 Fall - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Options include: Adult-Gerontological Critical Care, Adult/Gerontological Health and Pediatric Critical Care

 

January 1

Still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

 Fall - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN NURSING (PHD)
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing January 1 Fall - Beginning in FebruaryMarch 1
Post-Degree Certificates
Nurse Educator Certificate1 

January 1

Still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

November 15

Fall - Beginning in Early March

Spring- Beginning in Early September

March 1 (fall) and September 1 (spring)
Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate 

June 1 

Still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

   
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate1 January 1 Fall - Beginning in Early MarchMarch 1
 
1Available online