The concept of Jugaad is a part of our mind set: Michael Cuneo, JHU Carey
Updated on Nov 18, 2015 - 12:59 p.m. IST by Bedasree Das #United States of America
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Established in 2007, the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is one of the newest schools of the oldest research university in USA- John Hopkins University. Although a relatively young business school, Carey’s innovative programmes and a desire to expand beyond the traditional management courses has earned it a name globally. Carey’s Global MBA programme, which is essentially designed for international students, was named among the 10 most innovative business school classes by Forbes in 2010.


Michael Cuneo, Assistant Director of Admission at the University, says: “At Carey, we believe that the 21st century demands original approaches championed by a new breed of business leader—innovative, resourceful, pragmatic, and intrepid.”


In this series of #Admissions Connect, Michael Cuneo decodes the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School for you. Know all about the admissions criteria, popular courses and the admission cycle of the John Hopkins University.


Below are the edited excerpts:


Q. What is the strength of the international student community in the university? What about Indian students?

A. Our Global MBA is 50% international by design. Indian students are our 2nd largest non-U.S. resident population.


Q. What is unique about your university in terms of academic culture and overall student experience?

A. We are the newest of 9 schools at Johns Hopkins University, the oldest research university in the United States. At Carey, we believe that the 21st century demands original approaches championed by a new breed of business leader—innovative, resourceful, pragmatic and intrepid.  We teach innovation in business experientially from an entrepreneurial mind set.  Though we don’t use the word, the concept of Jugaad is a part of our mind set. Many of our best students come from non-business educational backgrounds and have unique work experiences.


Q. What are some of the popular programmes among students? What about Indian students?

A. We have a Global MBA with concentrations in Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Risk Management, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Marketing, Finance and Health Care Management. We offer one-year speciality Masters degrees in Information Systems, Enterprise Risk Management, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Marketing, Finance and Health Care Management.


Most of our Indian applicants are for the Global MBA followed very closely with the MS in Information Systems.


Q. What are the admission criteria for international graduate students?

A. GMAT or GRE, TOEFL or IELTS, a resume, an essay, one recommendation, an interview and all academic credentials need to be evaluated by a credential evaluation agency 


Q. Do you consider the social media presence of a student while considering him/her for admission?

A. No, we do not consider the social media presence of a candidate during selection.


Q. How important is work experience in your selection process?

A. For the one-year specialty Masters degrees, work experience is not required. Having work experience is a plus, but does not exclude applicants from the program. For the MBA program we are looking for at least 2 years work experience. We do take a very limited number of students with little to no work experience in the MBA program. However those applicants need to have much higher GMAT scores and undergraduate GPAs and have significant work-like experience in internships or strenuous volunteer experience whilst and undergraduate.


Q. When do applications open?

A. Applications for our full time programs open in early December every year. Typicall there is a 1st Round deadline in late October, a 2nd Round Deadline in January, and a final deadline in late March/early April.


Q. Many foreign students are worried about leaving the country because they do not know whether they will be able to find work to pay off theirstudent debts. Do you guide your students in finding internships and jobs?

A. We have a Career Development Department that works very closely with our students, whether Speciality Masters or MBA, during their entire time in the program and after. There are individual career coaches as well as worksops, bootcamps and networking opportunities through the time students are here.


Q. Do you have any plans of establishing a branch of your university in India? 

A. We have no plans of establishing our school or university physically in India. Johns Hopkins University brings students from all around the world to the Baltimore, MD / Washington, DC area to experience diversity right here.


Q.  Can you highlight some emerging trends among students vying for admission abroad?

A. We have been visiting India since 2009.  There is a noticeable rise in students who are interested in health care management or the (business of health) and entrepreneurship. Traditionally Indian students have come to business programmes through IT. We are now finding a great increase in students coming from medical, engineering and family business backgrounds.


Q. In which courses do Indian students show most interest in?

A. Information Systems, Health Care Management and Entrepreneurship.



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