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  • Nursing Goes to Capitol Hill
    Nursing Goes to Capitol Hill
    Kamila Alexander joined researchers from across Johns Hopkins to showcase the importance of federally funded research.
  • 	A Momentous Occasion
    A Momentous Occasion
    Congratulations to the School of Nursing’s May 2017 graduates!
  • 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.
  • We Got This
    The New Script of Nursing
    The magnitude of nursing is much more than what meets the eye. Together, we are writing the “new script of nursing.” #WeGotThis
  • Spring 2017 Nursing Magazine
    Spring (Issue) Is Here
    A peek inside building plans for the School of Nursing, what nurses need to know about the Nurse Practice Act, and more news and notes on students, faculty, and alumni In the latest issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing.
  • The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Named No. 2 Nursing School in the World
    #2 Nursing School in the World
    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 2 nursing school in the world by QS World University.

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  • Covidence Workshop
  • June 28
  • The Office for Science and Innovation will be hosting a workshop with Welch Library Informationist, Maria Truskey, on Covidence, a citation manager that can be very helpful for systematic reviews.

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Choose Your Path in Nursing at Our Open House in June

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Researcher Nancy Glass Recognized for International Achievement
Nancy Glass has received the 2017 International Achievement Award given by the International Council of Nurses’ Florence Nightingale International Foundation
Martha Hill, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Dean Emerita, to Retire
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Dean Emerita Martha N. Hill will retire after a career of more than five decades of dedication to the nursing profession.
An Evening with the Stars Nurse Nominations Are Open
Nominations for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Shining Star Awards have opened this week. The awards recognize the best in Hopkins Nursing and are part of JHSON’s annual An Evening with the Stars celebration.
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.
  • "Nursing isn’t just about giving meds and doing assessments. It’s the compassion and being present and listening."
    Barbara Badman, Bachelor's
  • "Even though you're doing your master's, you're very much a part of the PhD cohort."
    Bryan R. Hansen, Master's
  • "There are more opportunities than you can possibly ever take advantage of."
    Anthony T. Pho, 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

NCLEX Passing Rate

89% NCLEX Pass Rate


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

Nation's first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing

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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