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  • Years to completion: 1-6
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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Fisher’s MBA program focuses on the whole person, to fit your unique needs as a student and contributing member of today's workforce.

You are encouraged to customize the program to best leverage your available learning time. Fisher's MBA program provides a high level of flexibility, allowing you to progress full-time or part-time to accommodate your needs. Our AACSB-accredited MBA program offers a customizable experience for developing a greater understanding of current business theories and workplace ethics. 

MBA Program Options

One program, multiple pathways

Accelerated Program (Full-Time)

If you have an undergraduate degree in business, you can complete the program through the 4+1 option in just under 12 months while attending on a full-time basis.

Flexible (Part-Time)

If you prefer a more flexible format, you can study part-time and complete the program in 2-3 years with the option to take up to six years to complete your degree. 

Hybrid (Flow)

You can seamlessly make the switch to part-time or full-time study each semester to adjust to your needs.

Choose from among four areas of concentration:

  • Accounting*
  • General management
  • Health services management
  • Pharmaceutical industry

*Only the accounting concentration (BS/MBA) is registered with NYSED as licensure qualifying.

Program Overview

The MBA curriculum leads you to a greater understanding of current accounting, finance, and management theories; the practical applications of those theories; and the ethical problems you might encounter while on the job. Courses are typically offered in the evening to accommodate working students.

If you have a business-related bachelor’s degree, you may complete the program in 30 credit hours. The total program credit hours without business course foundation waivers is 48 credits, and courses are available to accommodate working professionals.

Life After Fisher

Fisher’s MBA graduates enjoy an excellent job placement record. Top employers of our recent graduates include:

Constellation Brands, EFPR, Wegmans, Paychex, ADP, The Bonadio Group, Excellus, Dejoy, Knauf and Blood LLP, Insero & Co., PwC, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Northwestern Mutual, Mass Mutual, L3 Harris, Rochester Regional Health, ESL Federal Credit Union, Freed Maxick, and Mengel, Metzger, Barr, & Co.

Attending St. John Fisher College was the best investment I have ever made. I wouldn't be where I am today without Fisher. ”

Eric Johnson
  • Eric Johnson '17, '18
  • Financial Analyst, Constellation Brands, Inc.

I have loved my experience with the program. The professors are all great and really care about the success of their students. I’ve gotten to do a lot of great projects that are relevant to real world work. I appreciate how knowledgeable and helpful all of my professors are, which has made learning from them an incredible experience." ”

Jenna Deverell
  • Jenna Deverell '20
  • Tax Intern at DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP

The alumni, faculty, and staff have always been supportive and understanding, and have gone above and beyond to help students. If it wasn't for the culture here at Fisher, I would not be as ambitious as I am while working full-time, taking three classes, and studying for my CMA certification. ”

Devin Dzikowicz
  • Devin Dzikowicz '20
  • Staff Accountant, Daitz & Burke LLP, CPA

My time in the MBA program has exceeded my expectations, as both the staff and other students are both engaged in the topics we learn and are very interactive with one another. It is great to meet new people and expand on the topics that were taught in my undergraduate program." ”

Haley Schultz
  • Haley Schulz '20
  • Human Resources Business Partner, Rochester Regional Health