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UNDERGRADUATE FACULTY AND DEPARTMENTS

Before graduation in March, students take one or more Japan’s national examinations for healthcare professionals. The examinations are administered in Japanese, so native proficiency of Japanese is required.

FACULTY OF HEALTHCARE SCIENCES

Faculty: Faculty of Healthcare Sciences (four-year undergraduate programs)

Departments and Divisions

Enrollment

Enrollment per Year

Licensure Eligibility

Career paths

Department of Nursing

340*

80

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Eligibility to take both the Japan’s National Nursing Examination and National Public Health Nursing Examination (Compulsory); National Midwifery Examination (Selective)

Hospitals, clinics, welfare facilities, public health centers, municipalities, etc.

Department of Nutrition

100

25

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Dietitian License;
Eligibility to take the Japan’s National Examination for Registered Dietitians;
Nutrition Teacher License (Optional)

Hospitals, clinics, public health centers, municipalities, food and school food services, schools, etc.

Department of Dental Hygiene

100

25

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
Eligibility to take the Japan’s National Dental Hygienist Examination

Hospitals, clinics, public health centers, municipalities, geriatric healthcare facilities, etc.

Department of Rehabilitation, Division of Physical Therapy

100

25

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
Eligibility to take the Japan’s National Physical Therapist Examination

Hospitals, clinics, municipalities, geriatric healthcare facilities, etc.

Department of Rehabilitation, Division of Occupational Therapy

100

25

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Eligibility to take the Japan’s National Occupational Therapist Examination

Hospitals, clinics, municipalities, geriatric healthcare facilities, etc.

Total

740

180

 

 

* Including up to 20 students (3rd and 4th years) transferred from the 3rd year.