Fisher College Ranking Profile

Founded in 1903, Fisher College is a nonprofit educational institution approved by The Board of Higher Education of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. In 1952, the Board of Regents of Higher Education of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved Fisher as a two-year college, and five years later it was given degree-granting powers.

The Department of Continuing Education of Fisher College offers bachelor degrees, associates degrees, and certificates in many fields, both in the classroom and in an online format. Fisher College Online uses the Blackboard® course management system, one of the most innovative course management systems used by many online course providers.

Fisher College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In the Division of Continuing & Distance Education, the Health Information Technology (HIT) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates who meet requirements of the accredited program are eligible to take the national qualifying examination for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Ranking Profile:

- Fisher College is placed among Tier 2 Regional Colleges (North) by US News & World Report (2012).

- The College's online degree program has been ranked 12th best in the nation (OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009).

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