Those who have acquired the specified credits at the School of Human Health Sciences and graduated or is expected to graduate will be eligible to take the following national examinations held by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
＊ A bachelor’s degree (of human health sciences) is awarded to the graduates.
|Relevant law||Eligible to take the national examination for:|
|Department of Nursing||Articles 19 (Public health nurses) and 21 (Nurses) of the Act on Public Health Nurses, Midwives and Nurses||Nurse
Public health nurse (※)
|Department of Medical Technology||Article 15 of the Act on Clinical Technologists and Health Laboratory Technicians||Clinical technologist|
|Department of Physical Therapy||Article 11 of the Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists Act||Physical therapist|
|Department of Occupational Therapy||Article 12 of the Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists Act||Occupational therapist|
(※) The public health nurse course is elective.
Department of Nursing
The graduates have the career of working as medical specialists at organizations, such as health care facilities, health administration offices, health care offices, and welfare facilities. Alternately, they can enter a graduate school and later seek career as advanced nurses, leaders, educators, researchers
After completing the doctoral course, they can seek career as advanced medical specialists, researchers, educators, medical management staff, medical administration officers, entrepreneurs, and other professions.
Medical facilities (such as hospitals, clinics, maternity clinics, home nursing stations, public health centers, and long-term care health facilities), welfare facilities (such as social welfare offices, welfare facilities for the elderly, child welfare institutions, and facilities for the mentally handicapped), schools (as school nurse teachers), government and municipal offices, companies, education and medical research institutions, continuing one’s education into graduate school, etc.
Department of Medical Technology
Medical technology supports advanced medical care as an important field to determine the diagnosis. Furthermore, in the present-day society, its importance is recognized in wide fields in relation to the assessment of health conditions, early detection of diseases, and disease prediction. Thus, the graduates of this department has opportunities to work in various fields, such as health and welfare services, educational institutions, research institutions, companies, government offices, and the media.
Medical facilities (such as hospitals, clinics, and public health centers), education and research institutions, continuing one’s education into graduate school, laboratories of pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturing companies, clinical test centers, highly advanced medical care facilities, crime laboratories, health service facilities, etc.
Department of Physical Therapy
Physical therapists work in various fields to support people of all ages with disabilities at various places, such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, rehabilitation facilities for children, rehabilitation facilities for the elderly, home care support centers, and sports facilities. They are expected to extend their activities to wider fields, such as medical device development, welfare, and service at research facilities. The role of physical therapists is expected to grow further in the future.
Rehabilitation centers, national and public hospitals, private hospitals, health care facilities for the elderly, institutes for physically handicapped children, outpatient rehabilitation facilities, continuing one’s education into graduate school, government offices, educational institutions, research institutions, companies in a related industry, etc.
Department of Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy is provided to help people with physical and mental disabilities to recover or acquire their daily living activities through simple “work”, “living”, “playing”, and “resting” as means of therapy. Graduates have the career of working at various facilities, such as medical institutions, health service facilities, welfare facilities, and educational institutions. The career for occupational therapists is expected to expand further.
Medical facilities (such as hospitals, clinics, and public health centers), welfare facilities (such as child welfare institutions, mental health halfway houses, welfare facilities for the physically handicapped, and welfare facilities for the elderly), companies in a related industry, research institutes, public health and welfare offices, continuing one’s education into graduate school, etc.