The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing graduate program tied for fifth place in the nation, according to a ranking published April 3, 2000 in U.S. News & World Report. The fifth place ranking is up from sixth place in 1998. The magazine ranks nursing graduate programs every two years.
In addition to an overall ranking of fifth place, some of the School's specialty programs also received notable rankings. The School ranked second in the nation among clinical nurse specialist community health programs, seventh in clinical nurse specialist adult/medical surgical programs, and ninth among nursing service administration programs.
"We are pleased about being ranked among the country's top five nursing schools," says Sue K. Donaldson, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the School. "Our faculty and staff work hard to provide a stellar academic experience for our students. Here at Hopkins we embrace innovation. Our goal is always to remain on the cutting edge of advances in the field of nursing, and to set the standard in quality health care delivery." The School of Nursing has been an academic division of Johns Hopkins University since 1984, offering both upper-division undergraduate and graduate curricula. Hopkins Nursing has a historic legacy that dates back to 1889 when it was founded as a diploma school of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Visit the School's website at http://www.son.jhmi.edu.
For more information about the rankings, visit the magazine's web site report at http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/grad/rankings/hea/heaindex.htm.