Graduate School of Health Sciences

The Graduate School of Health Sciences (Master s and Doctoral Program) aims to train leaders and researchers with a high degree of research capacities in the field of health sciences. The Graduate School of Health Sciences consist of two educational research fields, Human Health Development and International Island Health, which conduct unique educational research regarding health related states and the longevity on Okinawa, the physical, psychosocial and cultural factors that influence health, the development of health resources and advanced healthcare technology, and island health in Asia-Pacific region. We also promotes the globalization of the graduate education so that graduate students can present their research at academic conferences such as Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health. Those who complete the Doctoral course are expected to work as researchers and leaders in universities, hospitals, laboratories, and international organizations. From 2012, we provide the course for specialized public health nurse.

Master's Program

Courses Admission Capacity Areas of Study Degree
Health Sciences 10
Master’s Course
Human Health Promotion,
International and Islands Health Sciences
Master of Health Science

Doctoral Program

Courses Admission Capacity Areas of Study Degree
Health Sciences 3
Doctoral Course
Human Health Promotion,
International and Islands Health Sciences
Doctor of Health Science