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    Spring Issue Is Here
    Learn about a new DNP pathway, bomb victim Jessica Kensky’s brave journey, and so much more in Johns Hopkins Nursing.
  • #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.
  • Dean Davidson Blogs for Huffington Post
    Dean Davidson Blogs for Huffington Post
    Check out Dean Patricia Davidson’s first post as a new blogger for the Huffington Post.
  • Karen B. Haller Endowment Scholarship
    Karen B. Haller Endowed Scholarship
    In celebration of her efforts to push patient-centered care to the forefront of healthcare reform, Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Department of Nursing & Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have launched the Karen B. Haller Endowed Scholarship.
  • Daegu University School of Nursing students visit SON
    Nursing Students from Daegu University Visit SON
    As part of a multi-state trip, students from South Korea visited the JHU SON to learn more about Hopkins graduate programs, especially NP and community health degree programs.
  • Nursing Outlook Video
    New Video Series: 'Nursing Outlook'
    From revolutions in nursing informatics and recognizing asthma symptoms in kids to the benefits of breastfeeding, Hopkins Nursing experts break down the breakthroughs and the challenges that remain.

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  • Finals Breakfast
  • May 02
  • Finals breakfast hosted by the Student Government Association

  • Security Update in East Baltimore
  • May 02
  • You're invited to attend an update and Q&A discussion regarding security in East Baltimore with Donald Biedenback, Director of Internal Security, JHU. 

    May 2, 2016 | 12:30-1:15 p.m. | SON Auditorium


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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked No. 1 by College Choice

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been ranked No. 1 by College Choice for its master’s in nursing program. The school was also recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the country’s No. 1 nursing master’s program and No. 2 DNP program, and by QS World University as the No. 2 nursing school in the world....Click here to read more.

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks No. 2 in World Ranking
On the heels of its No. 1 ranking by U.S. News & World Report, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been ranked the No. 2 nursing school in the world by QS World University....Click here to read more.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) as the No. 1 accredited graduate nursing school program in the country in its 2017 survey. In addition, the school’s Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program was ranked No. 2 in the first-ever DNP rankings by U.S. News & World Report. ...Click here to read more.

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.
  • "There are more opportunities than you can possibly ever take advantage of."
    Anthony T. Pho, Master's
  • "Nursing isn’t just about giving meds and doing assessments. It’s the compassion and being present and listening."
    Barbara Badman, Bachelor's
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, 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


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


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

Faculty Leadership

Faculty with leadership roles in membership organizations

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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On the Pulse is an email publication that features faculty and student news, accomplishments, and awards.
Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine
Cells to Society is an email publication that features the school’s latest research news and scholarly articles on healthcare issues.
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