YCU’s Graduate School of Medicine’s Nursing Department consists of a Master’s (Master of Nursing) and a Doctoral (PhD Nursing) program. Our programs aim to nurture talented people who view issues from a wide perspective and can investigate the speciality of nursing, and who can reform nursing practice with their practical research capabilities.
Degree awarded Master of Nursing; Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing)

Duration 2 Years (MA); 4 Years (PhD)

Medium of instruction Mainly in Japanese

Study in English Depends on supervisor
Language requirements JLPT N2 or higher, IELTS/TOEFL-ITP/TOEIC IP

Non-degree program Available (Research only)

Course Structure

Master's Program

In our Master’s program, students can choose between two path¬ways; the Special Research Course (10 specialised fields) and the Advanced Practice Nurse Course (6 specialised fields)*.

*The Advanced Practice Nurse Course is designed to prepare Certified Nurse Specialists (CNS) in the fields of Cancer Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Infection Control Nursing, Child Health Nursing, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, and Perianesthesia Nurse (PAN).

Doctoral Program

In the Doctoral program, we aim to train nursing science researchers, nursing educators, and nurses who can excel in executive leadership and more advanced nursing. Among the 8 specialised fields that students can choose from include Nursing Care System Development, Health Support Nursing, Child Health and Development Nursing, and Community Health Care System and Nursing.
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Graduate School of Medicine: Department of Nursing's Researchers List

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