The Johns Hopkins Direct Matriculation Program: Master’s in International Studies allows qualified high school students displaying a strong interest in international studies to pursue a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.
Students must indicate that they are applying for the SAIS DMP on their admissions application and complete the following form by the application deadline (Early Decision: November 1; Regular Decision: January 2).
Students selected to this program as freshman applicants who maintain the required academic standards are guaranteed admission into the SAIS program, with two options:
- Complete a full four years of undergraduate study, then go to SAIS to complete their master’s degree in two additional years
- Or, choose to complete their undergraduate degree in three years and then complete the master’s at SAIS in two years.
This five- or six-year program allows selected students an outstanding chance to pursue an intensive undergraduate international studies program with guaranteed enrollment in a two-year master’s degree from SAIS.
Note: You will not be considered for this program unless you submit the required materials by the application deadline. If accepted to the program, DMP: Master’s in International Studies students will have required courses: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Statistical Analysis I or II. Students must also maintain a cumulative 3.5 GPA throughout their undergraduate years to remain eligible.