Johns Hopkins University

Master On Campus Online Blended
36 months
3050 USD/module
3050 USD/module
Tuition fee
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Use new media to transform old business practices. The MBA/MA in Communication programme at Johns Hopkins University empowers you to tackle the tomorrow’s biggest business problems with cutting-edge communication strategies and managerial know-how. 


The MBA - MA in Communication from Johns Hopkins University helps students develop managerial acumen and expertise as communicators. Administered with the Johns Hopkins Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the dual-degree program will prepare you to take a leadership role in a range of areas including public and media relations, advertising, crisis communication, risk communication, and organizational development.

Key facts:

  • Among its many strengths, the MBA/MA in Communications will show you how to build constructive relationships with media organizations and other clients, and to promote and protect your company’s brand. 
  • This dual degree offers students flexibility, allowing them to take courses online, on-site in Baltimore or Washington, D.C., or a combination of both. Although not required, you can choose from six in-demand MBA concentrations including financial businesses, health care management, leading organizations and marketing. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  •  Business Communication 
  • Business Law
  • Business Leadership & Human Values
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision Models

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no deadlines for this program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted to the Krieger School of Arts and Science.




60 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all U.S. schools must be sent electronically. All U.S. transcripts must be from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Resume
  • 2 Essays
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores - requirement varies by program.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers. A waiver request form can be found on the online application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3050 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3050 USD per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3050 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3050 USD per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • MBA: $3050 per course (21 courses required
  •  MA in Communication: $4,378 per course (10 courses required)


The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School offers numerous options for financing your education, including scholarship aid, loans, payment plans, and tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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