No. 1 Rankings for the School of Nursing and a Pipeline to the “Best Jobs”

No. 1 Rankings for the School of Nursing and a Pipeline to the “Best Jobs”

According to U.S. News and World Report 2024 rankings, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is the No.1 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program No. 1 nursing master’s program (tied). This is the third year in a row that our DNP program received the top ranking, and the master’s program continues to be among the top programs in the country.

In specialty areas, we ranked:

The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) is advocating to standardize the DNP as the entry into practice degree for nurse practitioners by 2025, making our designation as the top program all the more impactful. And, U.S. News and World Report ranked nurse practitioners the No. 1 “Best Job” for 2024 as well.

Nurses make up the largest health care workforce, and one of the best things about the profession is that there are endless possibilities. At all levels, nursing is central to health care in the future.

Check out even more nursing roles ranked among the “Best Jobs and “Best Health Care Jobs 

  • Nurse practitioners are the No. 1 ranked “Best Job” and “Best Health Care Job,” the No. 23 “Best Paying Job” and are listed among the 20 careers with the most job security.  
  • Nurse anesthetists are the No. 6 “Best Health Care Job” and No. 5 “Best Paying Job” 
  • Registered nurses are the No. 10 “Best Health Care Job.” 
  • Nurse midwife is the No. 21 “Best Health Care Job” and No. 23 “Best Paying Job” 

Previous rankings were numbered by the year ahead, but the organization now refers to the current year in rankings. *

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