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Kanagawa University of Human Services Graduate School

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Graduate Course of Health and Social Services

Master’s course

Educational Philosophy

Due to the declining birthrate and the aging population of Japan, we face the problems: corresponding the health and medical services for the prolonged periods of care, performing qualitative and quantitative improvement for residential care,and making the architecture for providing client-centered services. Appropriate interventions are needed to ensure all individuals lead a satisfactory community life in the stage of oldage.

To meet such requirement, Kanagawa University of Human Services Graduate School train students in acquiring health, medical care and social welfare services in coordination and integration with global perspective. Developing their specialized nature of the professions by interdisciplinary communication, students are expected to become advanced professionals capable of collaborative contribution for the development of health, medical care and social welfare services.

Educational Goals

The Graduate Course of Health and Social Services has these educational goals for students to acquire:

 

  1. To acquire skills for systemically organizing practical issues of the problems of health, medical care and social welfare services, and transmitting the findings to the society.
  2. To acquire the ability to carry out the administrative leadership in the government, institution and community.
  3. To acquire the ability accumulating practical knowledge and experience in scientific manner, and enhancing the academic level of knowledge and finding.

Doctoral course

Educational Philosophy

In view of the onset of rapidly progressing social problems such as declining birthrate and aging population, we have made it our educational philosophy to promote education and research that contributes to leading the practical provision of human services relating to health, medical care and social welfare in the present, and in the near and distant future.

Based on this educational philosophy, in this course, we aim to enable students to produce scientific research outcomes based on organic collaboration with the fields of healthcare and social care by engaging in studies in the academic discipline of human services , investigating the practical provision of human services in an interdisciplinary manner, from the perspectives of nursing, nutrition, social welfare and rehabilitation.

Educational Goals

The Graduate Course of Health and Social Services has these educational goals for students to acquire:

 

  1. To train researchers equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the field of health and social welfare, who will engage in research that will contribute to the development and validation of the effectiveness of services and care, training of health and social welfare personnel, policy recommendations and extension of healthy lifespans and other advancements, with ethical values and a sense of duty with regard to the practical provision of human services.
  2. To train educators capable of assessing phenomena with regard to problems in the field of health and social welfare, from an interdisciplinary and international perspective, making effective use of research outcomes, and guiding the practical provision of human services.
  3. To train practical service providers who can engage in management across multiple job types, lead collaboration and integration, and make effective use of their research abilities to initiate transformations in practical settings, with specialist knowledge and scientific basis in the field of health and social welfare.

School of Health Innovation

Innovator Training

Researcher

To study, develop and revolutionize technology

We will train students who aspire to be science/technology communicators in transdisciplinary research and healthcare field, out of all researchers in universities, institutes and companies who already have specialized knowledge.

Moreover, they can become leaders who can search for evidence in the field of presymptomatic diseases, construct new studies and create new value for the next generation.

Business Person

To industrialize innovative technology

We will train students who can start up business in healthcare, especially in the presymptimatic disease field, in pharmaceutical companies, medical equipment related companies and other financial, IT, service, and food related companies. Students can become social entrepreneurs who can solve issues with new technology through business.

Administrator

To innovate team management, and provide effective, efficient healthcare service

There is a suitable environment for students who aspire to become leaders inside the healthcare organization, such as head of the hospital and office.

To provide healthcare service from a presymptomatic disease/prevention point of view, and based on various local needs, we educate leaders who can manage and design healthcare origanizatons, cooperating with not just medical staff but also the government, researchers and companies.

Policy Maker

To create an innovative social system that connects organizations and people, and solves healthcare issues

It is a place where policy makers involved in healthcare-related global organizations, domestic and overseas administrative agencies, and public institutions, can truly grow.

To create a healthy society, we educate leaders who can build networks between high-tech academia and companies, and optimize social systems, as an open innovation hub for industry, government and academia.

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