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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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Adolescence Education/Special Education
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In less than two years, you can earn dual teaching certification through Fisher's adolescence education/special education master's degree program.

Contact Information:

Jeffrey Liles, Program Director
Email: jliles@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-5264


Degree Fast Facts:

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

Advanced Certificate in Special Education Leadership
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Expand your knowledge of special education topics through Fisher’s advanced certificate in special education leadership program.

Contact Information:

Susan Hildenbrand, Program Director
Email: shildenbrand@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-7297


Program Emphasis

Special education law and regulations
Curriculum design and instruction
Behavioral interventions and supports

Applied Data Science
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Fisher's applied data science graduate program is well-suited for individuals with a background in social sciences or business, as well as those who are interested in policy work and other data related careers. Candidates will gain a solid foundation in applied data science that they can use in a variety of careers.

Contact Information:

Barney Ricca, Program Director
Email: bricca@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 899-3866


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

Childhood Education/Special Education
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In less than two years, you can earn dual teaching certification through Fisher's childhood education/special education master's degree program.

Contact Information:

Jeffrey Liles, Program Director
Email: jliles@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-5264


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S., advanced certification

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, Director
Email: dreed@sjfc.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:

Dr. Jeannine Dingus-Eason, Director
Email: jdingus@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8002


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree: Ed.D.

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:

John Kirchgessner, Director
Email: jkirchgessner@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 899-3739


Degree Fast Facts:

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

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, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Email: dmccaffrey@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-7234


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: Pharm.D.

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:

Belinda O'Brien, Director
Email: bobrien@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8376


Degree Fast Facts:

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

Literacy Education
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Flexible class scheduling, evening classes, and variable-semester start times are just two of the perks you can expect from Fisher's literacy education master's degree program.

Contact Information:

Kathy Broikou, Director
Email: kbroikou@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8112


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

Management
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Designed, in large part, for those with non-business-related degrees, Fisher's master of management degree prepares you to become an effective, ethical, data-driven business professional.

Contact Information:

David Kunsch, Director
Email: dkunsch@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-5245


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.

MBA
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Fisher offers you the opportunity to complete your MBA in one year or up to six years. The program is AACSB accredited.

Contact Information:

David Kunsch, Director
Email: dkunsch@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-5245


Degree Fast Facts:

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

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:

Rachel Jordan, Chair
Email: rjordan@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 899-3858


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.
Advanced certificate available

Nursing (Master's)
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Fisher's master of nursing 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:

Colleen Donegan, Program Director
Email: cdonegan@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 899-3788


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.
Post-master’s certificate options available

Special Education (Master's)
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Fisher's special education master's program prepares you to teach children and adolescents with special needs.

Contact Information:

Jeffrey Liles, Program Director
Email: jliles@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-5264


Degree Fast Facts:

Degree offered: M.S.
Initial and advanced certification options available