Fact Sheet

The Johns Hopkins School of Education is ranked among the top graduate schools of education by U.S. News & World Report. The university also was ranked #16 in education in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


The mission of Johns Hopkins School of Education is to generate knowledge to inform policy and practice and educate society to address the most important challenges faced by individuals, schools, and communities.


The Johns Hopkins University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). 

The Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Master of Science in Counseling degree program, with concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, is not currently accredited by CACREP.


All Johns Hopkins School of Education programs leading to licensure are approved by the Maryland State Department of Education, a participant in the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement.


Johns Hopkins University has been developing education leaders for more than 100 years, but 2017 marks the first decade of its renowned School of Education.


Dean: Christopher C. Morphew

Online Enrollment: Yes, depending on program

Total Enrollment: 2,465 (Fall 2019)

Faculty: 121 full-time; 17 joint, emeriti, or courtesy appointments

Degrees Awarded Annually: 1,045 degrees awarded (2018-19)

Year Established: 1909; became the School of Education in 2007

Alumni: Approximately 22,000


The school’s research centers, institutes and initiatives generate new insights that improve education around the world.


The School of Education typically awards approximately 1,000 degrees annually.
Programs include:

Doctoral Programs (PhD and online EdD)

Master of Science in Special Education with concentrations in Mild-to-Moderate Disabilities and Severe Disabilities

Master of Education in the Health Professions

Master of Science in Education in a variety of specializations

Graduate Certificates