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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • DC Best for Nursing Master’s
    DC Area Best for Nursing Master’s
    Five DC-area nursing schools made College Choice's top 50 Master's of Nursing program list, with Hopkins sitting on top of the list.
  • The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked as the No. 1 Master’s Nursing Program by College Choice.
    Ranked #1 by College Choice
    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked as the No. 1 Master’s Nursing Program by College Choice.
  • 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

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  • Community-Based Participatory Research Seminar Series
  • May 01
  • This seminar will take place at: Hampton House, Room 208, 624 North Broadway

    Speaker: Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN | Professor, Elsie M. Lawler Endowed Chair, Associate Dean for Community Programs and Initiatives, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

    The Department of Health, Behavior and Society of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health invites faculty, students, post-doctoral scholars and fellows from all University divisions and centers, and the community to participate in the lunchtime Community-Based Participatory Research Seminar (CBPR Seminar).  This interactive seminar series is designed to enhance our capacity as a university and community in CBPR. Course credit is optional and takes place on the first and third Mondays for the third and fourth term.

  • An Empire's State of Mind: Muslims, Race, and the Surveillance State
  • May 04
  • Students United for Peace (SUP) invites you to a guest lecture with Arshad Ali, PhD, assistant professor at the George Washington University entitled, “An Empire’s State of Mind: Muslims, Race and Surveillance State” on Thursday, May 4 at noon in Sommer Hall at the JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health. The lecture will discuss how historic narratives of Muslim “otherness” play out in contemporary cultural and political discourse, policing practices and through the discrimination and violence on Muslim communities in the US. Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Michael Ward, MEd, will be presenting opening remarks to this talk.

    Students United for Peace is a coalition of individuals in the Johns Hopkins University community uniting to provide service and support to marginalized groups in the Baltimore area.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty to Join STTI Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA, has been selected for induction to the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 2 graduate nursing school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018 survey.
Recent Gift from Baltimore Foundation Totals $11 Million in Support of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
The France-Merrick Foundation of Baltimore, Md. has given $2 million to the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing to fund the expansion of its current Anne M. Pinkard building.
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
  • "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

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

Faculty Hired

8 New full-time faculty hired

NCLEX Passing Rate

89% NCLEX Pass Rate


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

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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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