Serve Your Community as a Nurse Practitioner

Earn Your M.S. in Nursing Online at St. John Fisher University

The Wegmans School of Nursing is ranked #56 by U.S. News, making it among the top 10 percent of ranked programs in the nation.¹

Fisher Nursing Online, the online M.S. in Nursing program from the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University, prepares students to enhance their level of patient care and become compassionate, highly skilled advanced nurse practitioners. The online pathway expands on the University’s values-based approach to education, and promotes community health and service to others through nursing practice.

Part-Time and Accelerated Options

#6 Nursing School in New York State²

4 Degree Options

Specialized Degree Options

Our curriculum combines academic coursework and clinical placements to prepare students for advanced practice in a range of settings. All online M.S. in Nursing students complete the scholarship core, then specialize in one of the following areas of nursing:

Available Part-Time and Accelerated

  • Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner: 46 credits

Available Part-Time

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: 53 credits
  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: 46 credits (Available January 2022)
  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: 46 credits (Available January 2022)

What Makes a Fisher Nurse?

The Wegmans School of Nursing is proud to offer our nationally recognized M.S. in Nursing program in a purposefully designed online format that reflects the same rigor and dedication to service as our on-campus program.

Commitment to Service and Community Health

The Wegmans School of Nursing is dedicated to improving health care access and outcomes across all populations. Fisher graduates are recognized as culturally competent nurse practitioners who are prepared to meet their community’s needs.

Student-Centered Learning Environment

Our faculty are highly credentialed clinicians who are trained to educate in the online space. They are dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship, and many have received grants and recognition for their work with underserved populations in the Rochester area.

Opportunities for Hands-On Preparation

The Wegmans School of Nursing offers state-of-the-art learning facilities that online students will access during on-campus immersions. Additionally, our students can find placement sites in their own communities, and can leverage our network of health care partner organizations across New York state to do so.

Nursing Isn’t What We Do. It’s Who We Are.

Take the first step toward joining a nursing community dedicated to compassion and service. Request information about Fisher Nursing Online today.

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¹St. John Fisher University, U.S. News Ranks Nursing Graduate Programs Among the Best in the Nation. March 29, 2022.

²U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Nursing Schools: Master's. Ranked in 2022.