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Nursing, M.Sc.

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You can earn both a master’s degree and post-graduate certification through Fisher’s graduate-level nursing program.The Wegmans School of Nursing is home to the College's master's degree program in nursing.


Designed for those who have a bachelor's degree in nursing and a current NYS RN license, the graduate-level program features five options:

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

Upon graduation from a master's degree program – either clinical or non-nursing – you may elect to pursue a post-master's certificate in one of the above disciplines as well.

All program options start each fall and spring, except psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, which starts in the fall semester only. The program is structured to meet the demands of your busy schedule, with classes offered on weekday evenings.

Programme Structure

  • Foundations in Nursing Research 
  • Evidenced-based Research in Nursing 
  • Family Health for Advance Practice Nurses 
  • Population Health and Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems 

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Part-time
            • Part-time variant
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:


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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: 3

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          • Completed online application.
          • Application fee.
          • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
          • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (if applicable).
          • Two letters of recommendation which can be submitted online. 
          • Current résumé and personal goals statement.
          • Results of the TOEFL (if native language is not English).

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            920 USD/credit
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          • National Applies to you

            920 USD/credit
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          Living costs for Rochester

          • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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