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Faculty of Nursing

The faculty of nursing strives to train nursing specialists capable of care that meets advanced, specialized medical treatment needs. These specialists while still rooted in the local community must also possess practical skills for coping with the diverse nursing care needs demanded by our modern age through conscientious work that contributes to our society's health.
The education given during this 4 year course of study, will teach students to master scientific ways of thought and to also become nursing care specialists capable of caring for others. After graduation, our students can follow a wide variety of career paths by serving in medical institutions welfare facilities, public health facilities, corporations and schools as nurses or public health nurses. They may also choose to expand their specialized knowledge to non-degree graduate programs in obstetrics or master's program courses at our university, or embark on a path to serve as researchers or instructors for nursing science in the future. We welcome those who feel personal satisfaction at helping others and society and who are willing to work hard to make that happen.

What we look for in our students

More specifically, we seek the following in our students

  1. Students having the stamina and academic ability needed to learn the fundamentals of nursing
  2. Students cultivating an attitude to continue lifelong learning, having a view to studying as a professional.
  3. Students cultivating warm sympathy to humans and the ability to create good relationships with others.

To find the above type of people we offer multiple entrance examination opportunities to eligible applicants.

Education and course of study the candidate should master before college entry

The facutly nursing seeks those who have acquired basic knowledge, skills and mental outlook in courses through senior high school as described next.

  1. Students able to correctly understand the opinions and thoughts of others in the Japanese language and correctly express their own opinions
  2. Students having a personal awareness of current social conditions as well as the attitude and conduct of a conscientious citizen
  3. In terms of mathematics level, shall in addition to having the basic knowledge in "Math I" and "Math II", shall also have the capability to logically grasp and interpret situations
  4. In terms of science, shall have a basic knowledge of natural science, and shall be capable of a scientific understanding of phenomena
  5. In terms of English ability, shall have the willingness to actively communicate with people in international society, accurately understand the information and thoughts of others, and correctly

Mid-course Entry Admissions to 3rd-year

The faculty of nursing strives to train nursing specialists capable of care that meets advanced, specialized medical treatment needs. These specialists while still rooted in the local community must also possess practical skills for coping with the diverse nursing care needs demanded by our modern age through conscientious work that contributes to our society's health.
The education given in the course of study will teach the students to master scientific ways of thought and to also become nursing care specialists capable of caring for others. After graduation, our students can follow a wide variety of career paths by serving in medical institutions welfare facilities, public health facilities, corporations and schools as nurses or public health nurses. They may also choose to expand their specialized knowledge to non-degree graduate programs in obstetrics or master's program courses at our university, or work as researchers or instructors for nursing science in the future. We welcome those who feel personal satisfaction at helping others and society and who are willing to work to make that happen.
More specifically, we seek the following in our students.

  1. Students having the stamina and academic skills needed to learn the fundamentals of nursing
  2. Students cultivating an attitude to continue lifelong learning, with a view to studying as a professional.
  3. Students having the decision-making skills required in nursing and capable of acting on their own initiative
  4. Students having a flexible mindset towards nursing and a wide-ranging sensitivity
  5. Students cultivating warm people skills and have the ability to create good relationships with others.

To find people with these qualities across the country we offer third year transfer student testing.