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Graduate School of Nursing & Health

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Our Graduate School contributes to higher quality nursing practices through outstanding basic and applied research in the field of nursing, using advanced professional knowledge.

Master’s Program
The degree fields in the Master’s program are Fundamental Sciences for Nursing, Synthetic Nursing, Clinical Nursing, Extensive Nursing, and Women’s Health & Midwifery, each composed of one to three study areas.
Research courses are offered in each specialty. Certified Nurse Specialist courses (Cancer Nursing, Family Health Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing) are offered in the study areas of Adult Nursing (Chronic), Child Nursing, Gerontological Nursing and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. A Certified Nurse Administrator course is offered in Nursing Administration, and an Advanced Practice course is offered in Women’s Health & Midwifery.
The Master’s program is designed to develop outstanding nursing researchers and educators, while also training professionals who have advanced knowledge and practical skills who can take on leading roles in nursing practice.

Doctoral Program
The four areas of specialization in the master’s program, Fundamental Sciences for Nursing, Synthetic Nursing, Clinical Nursing, and Extensive Nursing, can lead to a degree in Nursing Science in the doctoral program.
The Doctoral program is centered on seven specialized subjects: Clinical Care Systems, Family Nursing Care Systems, Perinatal Care Systems, Gerontological Nursing Care Systems, Community Care Systems, Nursing Skills Education and Nursing Administration & Policies. The program is structured so that, together with Fundamental Sciences for Nursing Care, basic and applied research in nursing science that will contribute to the improvement of nursing practices can be carried out. The findings from this research are communicated widely, and nursing researchers and educators, as well as professionals equipped with advanced professional knowledge, practical skills, and planning and management skills, are cultivated so that these findings can be applied in the fields of medicine and health.

Degree

Master’s Course:
Master of Science in Nursing

Doctoral Course:
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

Message from a Current Student

Graduate School of Nursing & Health

Tomoharu Yamaguchi

When I was studying and practicing nursing for children with special needs, I learned the importance of family nursing and developed the desire to pursue it professionally. This was why I entered the University’s special nursing course for family support . Meanwhile, because I was continuing to practice as a nurse in a clinical setting I also applied to the long-term course system. Now I am striving to balance work and academics.

It has become very enjoyable to learn, because I've come to understand nursing not only through specialized subjects but also from various perspectives and have gained knowledge through the theory and research of nursing. I've also been able to have a very satisfying student life by realizing the importance of thinking about my future career as a nurse and how I should practice it.

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