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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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  • DNP-Executive: Advancing Evidence into Practice
    Executive DNP
    Address significant health care problems—defined by your interests and based on your experience—in real time and in your practice setting. Be a driver of innovation and a policy influencer.
  • Sharps Earns Diversity Award
    Dr. Phyllis Sharps received the Diversity in Nursing award for her commitment to advancing diversity within the profession.
  • Advanced Practice DNP: Built to Lead
    Evidence-based knowledge prepares nurses for advanced health care roles. Are you an RN with a bachelor of science in nursing or entry-level nursing master’s? Put your passion into practice.
  • Top 5 for Online Nursing Programs
    Top 5 for Online Nursing Programs
    Hopkins Nursing is ranked No. 5 online nursing program by U.S. News & World Report
  • Executive Ed and Strategic Alliances
    Executive Education & Strategic Alliances
    The Office of Executive Education and Strategic Alliances pairs Johns Hopkins expertise with access to international universities, hospitals, and corporations.
  • Fall/Winter Magazine
    Nursing Magazine Fall/Winter Issue
    A world of reasons for global nursing; What Nurses Need to Know; Conway Scholars; news, notes, and more in Johns Hopkins Nursing.

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  • IUD Insertion Workshop
  • February 19
  • Dr. Jenny Robinson will provide an overview of different types of IUDs and insertion techniques. Afterwards, there’s a chance to practice with demo devices and fake uteruses.

    Pinkard 202 (location may change)

  • Dr. Nicole Warren: "Caring For Women Affected by Female Genital Cutting"
  • February 21
  • Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM , and Assistant Professor at the JHSON is our guest speaker. Dr. Warren’s academic work and research focuses on reproductive healthcare in low-resource settings and caring for women who have been affected by female genital cutting.  For more information on Dr. Warren, see her profile on our website. We hope that you can join us!

    Pinkard Room 10.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Named WHO Coordinating Center for Nursing and Midwifery
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been elected as the Coordinating Centre for the Global Network of World Health Organization Collaborating Centres (WHOCCs) for Nursing and Midwifery.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Phyllis Sharps Earns Diversity in Nursing Award
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor and Associate Dean for Community Programs and Initiatives Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, has earned Modern Healthcare’s Diversity in Nursing award.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Sarah Szanton Named Edge Runner
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, has been named an American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner for her Community Aging in Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) intervention.
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
  • "I've learned how to be a better teacher."
    Lisa-Marie Williams, Post-Degree
  • "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
    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

89% NCLEX Pass Rate

Faculty Hired

8 New full-time faculty hired

Student Volunteer Hours

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

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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