Master of Arts in Teaching Writing
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Teaching Writing at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Program prepares teachers at all levels and in all disciplines to become master teachers of writing, acquiring new and innovative ways to teach writing to their students.

In addition to studying theories and best practices, teachers can simultaneously pursue their own writing in an exciting and supportive online community of teachers and writers. This nine course program allows participants to address individual situations, needs, and interests while learning within a diverse community.


The program requires a 7-10 day residency. All courses except the residency are online.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US college or university
  • Applicants who received their bachelor’s degree in a country outside of the United States are required to provide a course-by-course credential evaluation and TOEFL scores if English is not their first language
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completed Application
  • Resume
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Samples
  • Optional: Up to Three Letters of Recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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