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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

 

November 1,

January 1

 

July 1

 

 

November Deadline - Late December

January Deadline - Beginning in Early March

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

Full time- June 15

Part time- July 1

Part time only- November 15

 

March 1 (fall) and September 1 (spring)
Health Systems Management/MBA January 1 Beginning in Early March 

MSN/MPH with Public Health Nursing Track

November 1, January 1

 

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

DNP: Executive1
 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: Executive/MBA1
 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  

November 1,

January 1

 

November Deadline - Late December

January Deadline - Beginning in Early March

March 1
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner2 

November 1,

January 1

 

November Deadline - Late December

January Deadline - Beginning in Early March

March 1
Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

November 1,

January 1

 

November Deadline - Late December

January Deadline - Beginning in Early March

March 1
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

November 1,

January 1

 

November Deadline - Late December

January Deadline - Beginning in Early March

March 1
Clinical Nurse Specialist

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

 

June 15

 

 

March 1
DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE / DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN NURSING (DNP/PHD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice/Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (DNP/PhD)
 
November 1, January 1   March 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 

July 1

November 15

Fall - Beginning in Early March

Spring- Beginning in Early September

March 1 (fall) and September 1 (spring)
Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate1 

June 15

 

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