A Johns Hopkins postdoc, Herbert Baxter Adams, brought the seminar method of teaching from Germany, where he earned a PhD in 1876. The idea: That students would learn more by doing than by listening to lectures and taking exams.
That spirit of inquiry, of challenging the way things are done, lives on today in our nine academic divisions, all of which offer full-time graduate programs.
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Students get global perspectives on today's critical issues, with programs in international affairs, international studies, economics and finance, and public policy
Offers a Global MBA and other masters programs, with an emphasis on health care management, real estate and infrastructure, financial businesses, and enterprise risk management
One of the nation's top graduate schools of education, according to U.S. News & World Report, with degree and certificate programs in teaching, special education, counseling, administration, and leadership
Since 1893, Johns Hopkins Medicine has trained the next generation of great medical leaders and is widely regarded as one of the best med schools and hospitals in the world, with top programs in internal medicine, women's health, HIV/AIDS, geriatrics, drug/alcohol abuse, and pediatrics
Prepares nurses for advanced practice in a wide range of specialty areas—including public health nursing, family care, adult/gerontological care, and pediatric care—and also for management or leadership roles in professional nursing practice
Founded in 1857, this world-renowned conservatory offers degrees in composition, computer music, conducting, performance, jazz, music education, music theory, and recording arts and sciences
The Bloomberg School, U.S. News & World Report's top-ranked graduate school of public health for more than two decades, offers programs in health administration, health science, and public policy