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  • Master’s Entry into Nursing Program
    Master's Entry--Apply for Spring Entry
    If you missed your chance to apply for fall entry into our Master’s Entry into Nursing program you're in luck. We are accepting applications for spring 2016. Still need a prereq? No problem, take them online at Hopkins.
  • Nursing Big Data
    Big Data's Bottom Line
    Nurses are key figures in turning great numbers into best practices.
  • Nursing Language Courses
    Found In Translation: There's A Word For What They Do
    Spanish class helps nurses clear barriers to care at the bedside.
  • Nursing Q&A
    Student Q&A: A Breath of Fresh Air
    Ashley Sayles is a force of nature, and we consider ourselves very lucky around here that she never became a Hurricane. We’ll let her explain…
  • Nursing PhDs Give Back
    Been There, Done That, Now PhDs Give Back
    PhD Learning Lab passes wisdom and experiences from one doctoral cohort to the next.
  • Nursing Career Services
    Your Golden Nuggets Before the End of the Rainbow: Career Services!
    From student to RN, tiaRN shares five tips she learned from Career Services to expedite your job search.

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  • Out of the Darkness Walk
  • Apr 25
  • The Johns Hopkins Student Assistant Program (JHSAP) is helping to organize an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) "Out of the Darkness" campus walk to raise awareness and money for depression and suicide prevention. 


    Faculty, staff, students, families, and friends are invited to participate by walking and/or raising funds. By walking in the JH campus walk, you will be walking with thousands of students to raise money for AFSP's important research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives.


    The 3+ mile walk to Patterson Park and back will start at the SON. To register or make a donation online for JHU, visit, and select the walk in the Events box before Friday, April 24.

  • Faculty Candidate Edmund J. Y. Pajarillo—Mock Lecture
  • Apr 27
  • Edmund J. Y. Pajarillo, PhD, MSN, MPA, RN-BC, CPHQ, NEA-BC,
    Assistant Professor,
    Rutgers University School of Nursing


    “My Coffer of Pedagogical Tools”


    Dr. Pajarillo has over 36 years of experience as a registered professional nurse, 31 years in the practice setting, 6 years as an adjunct faculty (while working fulltime in various healthcare organizations) and 5 years as an assistant professor in academia. He has taught in both face-to-face, pure online, and hybrid classes, across the undergraduate, master’s, DNP, and PhD programs.

    He has practiced in the emergency department, dialysis, comprehensive psychiatric emergency program and mobile crisis, in-patient psychiatry (across the lifespan), medical-surgical, AIDS, and home care. He also has served in various capacities in healthcare, ranging from staff, charge, nurse manager, supervisor, consultation-liaison, assistant director, director, compliance officer, deputy executive director, chief nurse executive, and associate dean for faculty and staff personnel services. 

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Smartphone Apps to Link South African Patients with Deadly Disease to Care
phoneAn initiative led by Associate Professor Jason Farley, in conjunction with emocha, a mobile health platform that supports applications for remote patient management, has launched a system in South Africa to link thousands of patients afflicted with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) to specialized clinics for care....Click here to read more.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked #2 by U.S. News & World Report

studentU.S. News & World Report has once again named the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) as one of the top 5 accredited nursing school graduate programs in the nation, ranking it #2 in its survey for 2016. JHSON tied for the second place ranking with University of California—San Francisco. In addition, JHSON’s online graduate nursing programs were recently ranked #3 by U.S. News & World Report....Click here to read more.

Violence to Homecare Workers Means New Policies Needed

When it comes to caring for older adults, there is a shift to a consumer-driven model that focuses on keeping patients in their homes and out of institutional care facilities. It’s an arrangement that can benefit both the patient and the healthcare system, but new research by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor Nancy Glass and colleagues shows that the personnel working in patient homes are often at risk for harassment and violence with no plan of prevention....Click here to read more.

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.
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "I wanted to have the opportunity to make an impact."
    Alison Owens, Master's
  • "I've learned to become a successful nurse scientist."
    Rachel Klimmek, 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
    The influx of newly insured people seeking mental healthcare puts the spotlight on a challenge that long preceded the Affordable Care Act.
    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

International Partnerships

32 Collaborative Initiatives in 19 Countries

Faculty Leadership

Faculty with leadership roles in membership organizations

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

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? We are always looking for exceptional people. We are ranked No. 1, along with two other schools, for our nursing graduate program by U.S. News & World Report and are among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We rank sixth in the nation for faculty productivity, No. 6 among nursing schools for NIH funding, and 30% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.

What's Happening

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Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine
Cells to Society is an email publication that features the school’s latest research news and scholarly articles on healthcare issues.

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