Accreditation and Affiliations

Program Accreditations

Nursing Program Accreditation

The baccalaureate, master's, and DNP programs at Fisher are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

The Wegmans School of Nursing is also accredited by the New York State Education Department.

Mental Health Counseling Accreditation

CACREP Accredited

The mental health counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Nurse Anesthesia Program (Coming Soon)

The Nurse Anesthesia Program is pending accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthetists Programs.

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906, Rosemont, IL  60018-5603, (224) 275-9130.

Clinical Learning Affiliations

Many health care professionals from practice settings across the greater Rochester area and beyond participate in the education of the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students.

The Wegmans School of Nursing has an academic practice partnership with Rochester Regional Health. In addition, clinical practice partners from all area health systems and agencies share their knowledge, serve as role models, motivate, and mentor the next generation of Fisher nurses. 

The Wegmans School of Nursing places students in health care systems, community-based agencies, and private practices in the Rochester region and western/central New York.

Clinical affiliations include:

  • Clinton Family Health Center
  • Diocese of Rochester Catholic Schools
  • FF Thompson Hospital
  • Generations Care
  • Highland Hospital
  • Hillside Family of Agencies
  • Independent Living for Seniors
  • Lifetime Care
  • Monroe County Health Department
  • Newark-Wayne Hospital
  • Pluta Cancer Center
  • Rochester City Schools
  • Rochester General Hospital
  • Rochester Psychiatric Center
  • School-Based Health Clinics at East and John Marshall High Schools
  • St. Ann’s Community
  • St. John’s Senior Communities
  • St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center
  • The Friendly Home
  • The Jewish Home
  • Unity Health System
  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester New York
  • Volunteers of America Child Care Services
  • Wilson Commencement Park
  • YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County