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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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  • The Next Class of Graduates
    Next Class of Graduates
    Congratulations to the August 2017 graduates of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
  • Cross-Pollination on Research
    Cross-Pollination on Research
    Thorny issues propel JHSON faculty and researchers to seek a collaborative approach—reaching out for funding and help from across town in Homewood or across the street at the Johns Hopkins schools of Medicine and Public Health. The approach is working.
  • Staying Home in Baltimore – A CAPABLE Priority
    Staying Home – A CAPABLE Priority
    With lower of amount of available housing and home values still recovering from recessional effects, CAPABLE is converting Baltimore homes into livable spaces for older adults.
  • The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Launches DNP/PhD Dual Degree
    New DNP/PhD Degree Launches
    Combining the competencies of the DNP with the scientific rigor of the PhD, the dual degree is a “best of both worlds” approach to health care.
  • Nominate A Nurse, Celebrate A Star
    Nominate A Nurse, Celebrate A Star
    We're seeing stars! Nominate a Hopkins Nurse or honor your favorite nurse or nursing student at An Evening With The Stars.
  • Top-Ranked Graduate Nursing School
    Top-Ranked Graduate Nursing School
    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 2 accredited graduate nursing school program in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • PMCID and NIH Public Access Policy
  • August 17
  • The Office for Science and Innovation (OSI) is pleased to announce that Clair Twose, Associate Director of Research Services within Welch Medical Library, will be hosting a workshop focused on PMCID reference numbers and the NIH Public Access Policy. The PubMed Central reference number (PMCID) is a unique number assigned to a work that is posted to PubMed Central® (PMC). Claire will discuss various aspects of the NIH Public Access Policy, how to generate PMCID’s, and assure compliance with respect to the Public Access Policy.

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Targeting Risk Factors May Prevent Dementia, According to Lancet Commission
Dementia can potentially be prevented by targeting specific risk factors like education in early life, hearing in midlife, and smoking later in life, according to newly published research.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Sarah Szanton to Become Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, professor and director of the PhD program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, has been named director of the school’s Center for Innovative Care in Aging.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives Numerous Sigma Theta Tau International Awards
Chosen for superior achievements, research, and practice, faculty and a student from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have received awards and grants from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the most prestigious nursing society.
Exceptional People - Exceptional Possibilities

Our Programs

We offer programs designed to fit the needs of a diverse student population. From pre-licensure programs to Master's, DNP and PhD programs, online options, and post-degree opportunities, the School of Nursing offers more nursing possibilities for more people in a variety of places, times, and formats.
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "I wanted to have the opportunity to make an impact."
    Alison Owens, Master's
  • "Even though you're doing your master's, you're very much a part of the PhD cohort."
    Bryan R. Hansen, Master's
Meet Our Students

Areas of Excellence

You can take the Hopkins Nurse out of Baltimore, but you can't take Baltimore out of the Hopkins Nurse. Our students, faculty, and staff pursue their passion for nursing in places that give them global perspective on healthcare leadership. They study and volunteer at the top-ranked Johns Hopkins Hospital and in urban health clinics near the school's East Baltimore campus; conduct research at the nearby National Institutes of Health; and enhance their skills by practicing around the world.
  • Aging & Dementia Care
    Aging & Dementia Care
    In 15 years, 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older. And by 2040, perhaps 28 million will be 80 or older. Improving care for the elderly and defining nursing’s lead role won’t wait until then.
    Our Approach to Aging
  • Community, Global & Public Health
    Community, Global & Public Health
    The world’s health is a puzzle, with the pieces often hidden in the fabric of a culture halfway across the globe … or on the next street corner.
    Hopkins Nursing Around the Globe
  • Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Medical errors and preventable patient infections and injuries together make up the third-leading cause of death in the United States, a startling statistic.
    How We Are Keeping Patients Safe
  • Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    The influx of newly insured people seeking mental health care puts the spotlight on a challenge that long preceded the Affordable Care Act.
    How We Are Addressing Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Heart disease and stroke remain two of the top killers of Americans and pose a significant threat to millions of others, according to the American Heart Association.
    Learn How We Are Turning the Tide on Cardiovascular Health

Research Centers

Our faculty-led, interdisciplinary centers strengthen a focused area of scholarship in healthcare by providing an environment to expand the knowledge base, integrate specific education and practice initiatives, and mentor new scholars.

Hopkins Nursing At-A-Glance

In many ways, Baltimore is the heart of American healthcare education and opportunity. Home to the world-class Johns Hopkins institutions, the city is the site of two rapidly developing biotechnology centers and several nationally ranked hospitals. View All Facts


School of Nursing supports three community based health centers in Baltimore City

International Partnerships

32 Collaborative Initiatives in 19 Countries


Research Fellowships: Violence; Pain; Psychiatric & Mental Health; Global Health; Aging; Patient Safety & Quality

NCLEX Passing Rate

89% NCLEX Pass Rate

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? Located in Baltimore, the top-ranked Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is a globally recognized leader in nursing education, research, and practice. The school is No. 1 among nursing schools for federal research grants and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding.

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