Master of Science in Research Administration
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

The Johns Hopkins MS in Research Administration is designed to benefit research practitioners, including those currently working in higher education, government agencies, and independent foundations, as well as those who seek to begin a career in research administration. Students will examine how the research enterprise is organized and led across the U.S. and internationally. Both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors will be examined to highlight any similarities and differences. Students will also learn about the management of sponsored research programs in areas related to finance, information technology, as well as legal, ethical, regulatory, and compliance considerations.


  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US college or university, or equivalent international credential
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the latter half of undergraduate studies
  • A current resume
  • A statement of purpose
  • Mail in official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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