Mejiro University Graduate School

Mejiro University Graduate School has steadily expanded its research domain since its establishment in 1999. The school provides a practical-oriented research system based on the themes of "international exchange," "psychology," "business administration,""socialwelfare,""foreignlanguageeducation," "nursing," and "rehabilitation." Both daytime and evening courses are offered in consideration of the diverse array of graduate students, ranging from students wishing to continue deeper research in their academic fields after graduating from university to working people wanting to improve their own specialist professional skills. The goal of the graduate school is to develop professionals that are required by today's society, who are well-educated and have strong research skills.


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Graduate School of International Studies

  • Master's Program in International Studies

    Shinjuku Campus

    The school aims to take a mutually interactive approach to "regional affairs" from the standpoints of "international coexistence" and "exchange." It uses research in political science, economics, regional studies and other social science fields as well as history, thought and ideology, comparative culture and other humanities to foster the ability to look into interactions between different cultures, and to educate students to be practitioners of international exchange while also emphasizing practical experience and eld research.

Graduate School of Psychology

  • Master's Program in Contemporary Psychology

    Shinjuku Campus

    The issues faced by contemporary society have come about as a result of the complex interactions between information and the human psyche. A multifaceted and exible perspective is essential for those who seek to come up with actions to address these issues. The Department of Social Information is committed to seeing learners equip themselves with "the capability to discern information," "the capability to understand a person's psychology," and "the capability to make the best use of it in the real world and life." Individuals are encouraged to develop the true ability to forge their own future and path forward in an autonomous manner. The department uses a "unit-based" curriculum that enables students to learn from a broad range of academic elds based on the pillars of "social information," "social psychology," and "networks." The interests and needs of each and every student are met through the flexible combining of subject groups in diverse academic fields such as social psychology, communication, marketing, business management, space and environmental management, food and health management, apparel design, and social design.

  • Master's Program in Clinical Psychology

    Shinjuku Campus

    With a focus on clinical psychology, this program pursues a comprehensive approach in laying the academic foundations for developmental psychology, personality psychology, social psychology, psychiatric medicine, cognitive psychology and physiological psychology, and aims for practical education research that can contribute to the mental health of people living in modern society. The program enables students to obtain qualifications for taking the Examination of the Japanese Certi cation Board for Clinical Psychologists.

  • Doctoral Program in Psychology

    Shinjuku Campus

    A characteristic of the Department of Community Studies is that it enables students to learn by ensuring that they seek out and nd their own interests from the three domains of Tourism, Global Affairs, and Regional Affairs. And based on the motto of "learn in the field," students are encouraged to actively go beyond the confines of the campus to engage repeatedly in a cycle that comprises inquiry, thought, organization, and reporting. Based on a curriculum that dynamically interweaves hands-on practice (off-campus) and classroom studies (on- campus), the students start their rst year as members of small- group seminars, where they can obtain personal support and move onto fieldwork. First-year courses link to knowledge and protocols for active engagement in society, while the specialized subjects for developing interests straddle the areas of Tourism, Global Affairs, and Regional Affairs - and both are extensive. By reiterating hands-on practice and classroom study, the department educates students so that they will possess outstanding communicative and problem-solving abilities as well as be capable of being active in society.

Graduate School of Business Administration

  • Master's Program in Business Administration

    Shinjuku Campus

    The goal of this program is to provide education and conduct research in accounting and business administration. Emphasis is placed on the scienti c method and together with researching business administration theory and technique following a numerical and evidentiary approach the program uses a rich store of case studies to develop the ability to apply theory and technique to actual situations.

  • Doctoral Program in Business Administration

    Shinjuku Campus

    This program deepens the numerical and evidentiary approach used in the Master's program to perform research on real-world applications of theory and technique that can contribute to business administration. The program aims to develop doctorates that specialize in financial accounting and management accounting and business administrators for corporations.

Graduate School of Social Work Services

  • Master's Program in Social Work Services

    Shinjuku Campus

    The curriculum is aimed at the acquisition of a Master's Degree in either social welfare services or childhood education. Research will be strengthened in two academic disciplines, "social welfare" and "childcare and developmental support," from the perspective of lifelong welfare.

Graduate School of Language and Culture Studies

  • Master's Program in English and English Language Education

    Shinjuku Campus

    This program offers two specialties. One is English Language Culture which promotes research on language and culture in English-speaking regions and develops advanced English language skills. The other is English Language Education which centers on the development of practical research into English language education and teaching skills. Coursework enables students to acquire teaching certi cation for English language teaching at the junior high and high school levels.

  • Master's Program in Japanese and Japanese Language Education

    Shinjuku Campus

    There are two main courses in this program; the Japanese Language Course for training in advanced Japanese language skills and the Japanese Language Education Course for training in teaching Japanese language to foreigners living in Japan or abroad. Coursework enables students to acquire teaching certi cation for teaching Japanese at the junior high and high school levels.

  • Master's Program in Chinese and Korean Language and Culture Studies

    Shinjuku Campus

    This Master's program includes the Chinese Language and Culture Course and the Korean Language and Culture Course. These courses offer training in advanced Chinese language and Korean language skills and multifaceted research into language and culture focusing on East Asia. Credits for Korean language in this program are acceptable as quali cation for "Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language."

Graduate School of Nursing

  • Master's Program in Nursing

    Saitama Hospital Campus

    This program is offered on the premises of the National Hospital Organization Saitama Hospital in Wako City. It offers educational research in the three main disciplines of Nursing Management, Community Nursing, and Women's Health Nursing. As the health needs of society increase and diversify, the program trains individuals to become advanced professionals who serve as leaders in all facets of nursing practice.

Graduate School of Rehabilitation

  • Master's Program in Rehabilitation

    Shinjuku Campus

    In the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, as well as speech, language and hearing therapy, the Graduate School of Rehabilitation promotes research and the acquisition of highly specialized knowledge related to rehabilitation. The school develops leaders in social inclusion who wish to work in the highly specialized fields of rehabilitation and help support local communities with rehabilitation activities.