Graduate Course

13-71 Kitaoji-cho, Akashi, Hyogo

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Master of Science in Nursing

The aim of the Masterfs Program is to produce graduates with an advanced level of nursing knowledge and skills, who can play an active role in their fields both at home and abroad. To this end, there is a marked step up in academic depth and rigor from undergraduate courses, requiring masterfs degree candidates to have a broad intellectual outlook, develop advanced practical nursing skills, and hone their research capabilities. Typical career paths for graduates of our Masterfs Course include clinical nursing in specialized fields, as well as nursing administration, policy, and education.

To receive a Masterfs Degree, candidates should:

  • Develop advanced expertise and skills.
  • Obtain advanced competencies in policy and administration.
  • Become capable of making cross-border contributions to the nursing profession
  • Advance academic research.
  • Gain an interdisciplinary outlook by studying subjects in the higher liberal arts.

MS in Nursing Specialty Areas and Faculty

Specialty AreasFacultyCourse
Basic Clinical Nursing Oncology Nursing Atsuko Uchinuno APN /
Yuko Kawasaki
Nursing Pathophysiology Keiko Tanida Research
Infection control Nursing   APN /
Biobehavioral Nursing Reiko Sakashita Research
Development of
Fundamental Nursing
Environmental Design of Nursing Miwako Konishi Research
Nursing Education  
Lifecycle Nursing Women's Health Nursing Yoshiko Kudo APN /
Child Health Nursing Hitomi Katsuda
Mental Health-Psychiatric Nursing Miwa Kawada
Adult Health Nursing Kikuko Mori
Gerontological Nursing Miho Takami
Community-System Nursing Nursing Administration and Policiesg Makiko Muya Research /
Community Public Health Nursing Yuko Ushio
Misa Shiomi
International Community Nursing APN /
Disaster Nursing  
Home Care Nursing Kaori Ohno

APN: Advanced Practical Nursing Course
NL: Nursing Leadership Course