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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Leading the way in education, research and practice, locally and globally.
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  • 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
  • Open House
    Master’s Entry Open House
    Interested in our MSN: Entry into Nursing Practice program? Tour the school, meet faculty and current students, and learn more about financial aid at a January 27 information session.
  • 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.
  • Post-Master Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
    Next-Level Pediatric Care
    Learn to diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions in pediatric patients through the online Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care Post-Master Certificate program.
  • 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.

Upcoming Events

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  • IPE Event Number 4: Interprofessional Communication
  • January 23
  • IPE event number 4 is a required educational activity for all third and fourth semester students. This activity is tied to course 120.527 Integrated Clinical Management: Synthesis Practicum: With Hopkins Nursing Seminar Crucial Conversations/Safety for Care Transitions and 120.519 Leadership for Population Health Management. Attendance is mandatory. For questions about the academic requirement please refer to your course syllabus.
  • Safer Consumption Spaces Panel
  • February 05
  • Come learn about harm reduction including safer consumption spaces! We'll have guest speakers, including Rajani Gudlavalleti from the Bridges Coalition and Ricky Morris from Bmore POWER (Peers Offering Wellness Education and Resources), followed by a Q&A and workshop-style discussion.

    Space limited, RSVP required:

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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.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks No. 5 for Online Nursing Programs
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) tied for the No. 5 spot in the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Nursing Program rankings for 2018, maintaining its top 5 ranking in the nation.
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've learned how to be a better teacher."
    Lisa-Marie Williams, Post-Degree
  • "I've learned to become a successful nurse scientist."
    Rachel Walker, Doctoral
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

Faculty Hired

8 New full-time faculty hired

Nation's first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing

Student Volunteer Hours

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

Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

NLN designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

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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