College Profile: Fisher College - Online School
Fisher College, founded in 1903, is a Boston-based accredited independent college, offering curricula that integrate a liberal education with career and pre-professional programs designed to meet the changing needs of both traditional and non-traditional learners. Through its degree level and certificate programs, Fisher College has endeavored to create a learning environment that fosters the intellectual growth of its students, promotes respect for self and others, and seeks to develop the inherent capacities of each individual student to prepare for a full, satisfying, and productive professional and cultural life. Graduates of Fisher College are expected to be informed decision-makers, prepared for immediate career entry or further higher education, and able to demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the values of all cultures.
It has been the tradition of Fisher College to serve the educational needs of different populations. In its Day Division, Fisher provides career and transfer programs in a small college setting. This division actively seeks a diverse student population reflecting a cross section of American and international cultures. The Division of Continuing and Distance Education offers degree and certificate programs both online and at locations in Southeastern Massachusetts to a broad spectrum of learners as well as to business and industry through courses, seminars, workshops, and training sessions.