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Hopkins Nursing Ranks 3rd in Online Graduate Nursing Programs


The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) ranks number 3 among the nation’s online graduate nursing programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. The school’s leap from 24th place affirms the level of excellence and leadership given not only in the classroom but also to online learning.

“We are pleased that we’ve made such a tremendous jump in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs for graduate schools of nursing, moving from #24 to a tie for #3.  We’ve taken a thoughtful and strategic approach in this fast moving learning space and will continue our commitment to provide our online students with the Johns Hopkins excellence in faculty, content and delivery,” says Dean Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN.

With a commitment to worldwide learning, the JHSON offers online programs for prerequisite courses, Master’s programs for Clinical Nurse Specialist and Health System Management tracks, and post-degree options. 

The U.S. News & World Report rankings are determined through weight of factors including student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services, technology, peer reputation, and admissions selectivity. 


The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is a leader in nursing education, research, and practice, locally and globally. The school’s academic programs are recognized for excellence in educating innovative nurse leaders who set the highest standards for patient care and safety. Top ranked in graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing provides students and faculty with interprofessional opportunities and resources unparalleled in scope, quality, and innovation. For more information, visit nursing.jhu.edu.

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