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  • 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.
  • #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.
  • A Letter from the Deans’ Nursing Policy Coalition
    A Letter from the Deans’ Nursing Policy Coalition
    Deans from the top-ranked School of Nursing send a letter to Congressional Leadership on concerns of an ACA repeal.
  • View new research from Hopkins Nursing
    Research from Hopkins Nursing
    Women's health, aging, critical care, and more are featured in the new issue of Cells to Society.
  • 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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  • Depending on the Family: The Crisis of Freedom in US Hospice Care
  • February 27
  • A Berman Institute of Bioethics Seminar: Harold Braswell, PhD, will examine how the US hospice system has come to depend on the assistance of familial caregivers. He argues that, due to historical shifts, US families are increasingly unable to provide this care. The result is a systemic crisis in hospice delivery that imperils the very freedom of the dying.

    Open to all. Lunch Provided.

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Collaboration and Lifelong Learning Accelerate the Progression of Nursing in Saudi Arabia
Patricia Davidson, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and Zeina Khouri-Stevens, RN, PhD, Chief Nursing Officer of Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, were honored to witness the historic launch of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Dean Appointed FNINR Ambassador for Nursing Science
Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, has been named a Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Ambassador to advocate and advance nursing science.
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives 2017 Future of Nursing Scholars Grant to Prepare PhD Nurses
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is one of only 28 schools of nursing nationwide to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.
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.

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

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Student Volunteer Hours

12,000 Annual Student Volunteer Hours in 40 Different Community Programs


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

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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