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Graduate Programs

Fisher's master's and doctoral programs offer a first-class education focused on practice-oriented instruction, individual attention, and the flexibility to accommodate your busy schedule.

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Graduate admissions can answer any questions about your chosen program, and get you started on the path to enrollment.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

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The doctor of nursing practice program at Fisher is an advanced practice clinical doctorate that reflects the evolution and development of professional nursing.

Contact Information:

Dr. Donna Tydings
Email: dtydings@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-8278


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree: DNP
Post-master's and post-baccalaureate options available

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

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Fisher's doctor of pharmacy program is designed to be completed in four years—three in the classroom and one completing a clinical rotation.

Contact Information:

David McCaffrey, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Email: dmccaffrey@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-7234


Degree Fast Facts:

Pharm.D., Pharm.D. Online, Joint Pharm.D/MBA, B.S. in Pharmaceutical Studies degrees

Educational Leadership (Master's)

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Evening, weekend, and online courses make this streamlined master's degree program a must for working teachers interested in taking on an educational leadership role in their school or district.

Contact Information:

Diane Reed, Program Chair
Email: dreed@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-7257


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.Ed.
School Building and School Building/School District certification

Executive Leadership (Ed.D.)

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Offering a team-based approach and multidisciplinary curriculum, the executive leadership doctoral program provides you with critical skills required by today's complex organizations.

Contact Information:

Shannon Cleverley-Thompson, Chair
Email: scleverley-thompson@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-5227


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree: Ed.D.

Inclusive Adolescence Education

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In less than two years, you can earn dual teaching certification through Fisher's inclusive adolescence education master's degree program.

Contact Information:

Lucia Guarino, Chair
Email: lguarino@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-8114


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S. 
Dual certification areas: biology, chemistry, English, French, mathematics, physics, social studies, Spanish

Inclusive Childhood Education

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In less than two years, you can earn dual teaching certification through Fisher's inclusive childhood education master's degree program.

Contact Information:

Lucia Guarino, Chair
Email: lguarino@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-8114


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

Mental Health Counseling

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Fisher's mental health counseling master's program emphasizes the strengths of individuals and families in order to facilitate recovery and resilience when faced with emotional, mental, or physical challenges.

Contact Information:

Gail Begley, Interim Program Chair
Email: gbegley@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-5329


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.
Advanced certificate available

Nursing (Master's)

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Fisher's on-campus nursing master's degree builds upon your nursing bachelor's degree, thereby enriching the current level of care you provide as a licensed RN in New York state.

Contact Information:

Dr. Donna Tydings, Graduate Program Chair
Email: dtydings@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-8278


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

  • Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (PCFNP)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

Post-master's certificate options available.

Online Library Media (Teacher Librarian)

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The online M.S. in library media program provides you with initial certification in library media, as well as professional certification in your original initial teaching certificate area.

Contact Information:

Maria Muhlbauer, Program Chair
Email: mmuhlbauer@sjf.edu  
Phone: (585) 385-8376


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.
Initial or provisional teaching certification required

Online Literacy Education

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Earn your certification as a literacy specialist for both Birth-Grade 6 and Grades 5-12 with Fisher's online M.S. in literacy education program.

Contact Information:

Lucia Guarino, Program Chair
Email: lguarino@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-8114


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

Online Nursing (Master's)

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Fisher Nursing Online builds upon your nursing bachelor's degree, thereby enriching the current level of care you provide as a licensed RN. Our online pathway offers the same rigorous curriculum as the on-campus program without requiring you to relocate.

Contact Information:

Fisher Nursing Online Admissions
Email: admissions@onlinenursing.sjfc.edu
Phone: (833) 958-3064


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

  • Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (PCFNP)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

Online Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

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With a strong foundation in the sciences, Fisher Pharm.D. Online provides you with the necessary abilities to work as a pharmacist while emphasizing professionalism, integrity, and diversity. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be prepared to practice in virtually any professional setting. Our online pathway offers the same rigorous curriculum as the on-campus program without requiring you to relocate.

Contact Information:

David McCaffrey, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Email: dmccaffrey@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-7234


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: Pharm.D.

Online MBA

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Fisher's AACSB-accredited 30-credit MBA program provides a convenient option for you to fast-track your career advancement in the business sector.

Contact Information:

Dr. Carol Wittmeyer, Interim Dean of the School of Business
Email: cwittmeyer@sjf.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8238


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree: MBA
Concentrations: Accounting, general management, health services management, pharmaceutical industry

Online Master of Public Health (MPH)

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Fisher's online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree prepares you for careers working to improve health care planning, delivery, assessment, and outcomes.

Contact Information:

Heather McGrane Minton, Director
Email: hmcgrane@sjf.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-7359


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: MPH (Master of Public Health)