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  • Nursing Magazine Fall 2016
    Fall 2016 Nursing Magazine
    In this issue: Nurse campaign, DNP on dehydration, Alumni Weekend, and more.
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Advanced Practice
    Path to Advanced Practice
    The DNP Advanced Practice track prepares RNs with a BSN or an entry-level master’s degree for the highest level of practice.
  • 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
  • Helping Haiti: Relief Efforts
    Helping Haiti: Relief Efforts
    We’re helping Haiti after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the Caribbean nation.
  • #1 Nursing Master’s Degree
    #1 Nursing Master’s Degree
    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 1 accredited graduate nursing school program in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Discover Public Health Nursing
    Discover Public Health Nursing
    Students and faculty share why the Hopkins program. Apply for the MSN Public Health Nursing or MSN/MPH dual degree by November 1.

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  • Doctoral Interest Group: A day in the life of a PhD Student
  • October 28
  • Have you ever thought about becoming a Nurse Educator or Expert Nurse Researcher? Or Have you thought about educating the next generation of nurses or leading change in health care and policy? A PhD in Nursing helps to prepare you for those roles. Hear from PhD students about what a PhD in nursing is, what you can do with it, why people chose to enter a PhD program, and what current students' experiences in the program are.

  • Female Genital Cutting: Implications for U.S.-Based Providers with Dr. Nicole Warren
  • November 02
  • NED Talks and the Midwifery and Women's Health Interest group present Female Genital Cutting: Implications for U.S.-based Providers with Dr. Nicole Warren. Dr. Warren is a certified nurse-midwife and an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing.  Her work focuses on reproductive healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa and caring for women affected by female genital cutting.

    Food will be provided.

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Phyllis Sharps of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives Nursing Research President’s Award
Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Community Programss, received the 2016 Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) President’s Award.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Dean Patricia Davidson, One of Australia’s Most Influential Women
Dean Patricia Davidson has been announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2016.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Named FAAN and Living Legend
JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, DNP, CRNP, IBCLC, and Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be recognized at the American Academy of Nursing’s annual fall meeting.
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 healthcare 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

91% NCLEX Pass Rate


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

Faculty Leadership

Faculty with leadership roles in membership organizations

International Partnerships

32 Collaborative Initiatives in 19 Countries

Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

NLN designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? We are always looking for exceptional people. We are ranked No. 1, along with two other schools, for our nursing graduate program by U.S. News & World Report and are among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We rank sixth in the nation for faculty productivity, No. 6 among nursing schools for NIH funding, and 30% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.

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