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  • Professional Programs
    Grow with Professional Programs
    We want you to succeed on an academic level. We're a school. It's what we do - but we don't stop there. Learn more about our Professional Programs today.
  • Nominate A Nurse, Celebrate A Star
    Nominate A Nurse, Celebrate A Star
    We're seeing stars! Nominate a Hopkins Nurse or honor your favorite nurse or nursing student at An Evening With The Stars.
  • The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Launches DNP/PhD Dual Degree
    New DNP/PhD Degree Launches
    Combining the competencies of the DNP with the scientific rigor of the PhD, the dual degree is a “best of both worlds” approach to health care.
  • 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.
  • 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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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives Numerous Sigma Theta Tau International Awards
Chosen for superior achievements, research, and practice, faculty and a student from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have received awards and grants from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the most prestigious nursing society.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Tener Veenema to Serve as National Academy of Medicine Nurse Scholar-in-Residence
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty member Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2017-2018 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine.
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives $3 Million to Expand Educational Opportunities
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has received three NSP II grants to fund new educational opportunities including a DNP/PhD dual degree program, acute care pediatric nurse practitioner program, and expanded curricula in palliative care.
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.
  • "I've learned to become a successful nurse scientist."
    Rachel Walker, Doctoral
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "I wanted to have the opportunity to make an impact."
    Alison Owens, 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

Faculty Hired

8 New full-time faculty hired

Student Volunteer Hours

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

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing


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

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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