School of Graduate Studies

Fisk University offers MA degrees in Natural Science Disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, and also in Clinical Psychology.  Fisk is also engaged in multiple partnerships with other institutions to link our Master’s trainees with PhD programs in their field of interest.  Examples of those programs include the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (see

We encourage interested trainees to contact Dr Lee E. Limbird, Interim Dean for Graduate Studies, or the Directors of the individual Graduate programs

Directors of Graduate Studies


Brian Nelms, PhD
Director of Graduate Studies in Biology

Natalie Arnett, PhD
Director of Graduate Studies in Chemistry

Sheila Peters, PhD
Director of Graduate Studies In Clinical Psychology