Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences

Graduate School

The graduate school of the university offers a two-year Master’s Degree program and a three-year Doctoral program.


There are six majors in the Master’s Degree program: Research in Nursing Science, Professional Midwifery, Nurse Practitioner with specialties in Pediatric and Geriatric Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Recurrent Education, and Research in Health Sciences. As a means for contributing to the community, the Master’s program is designed to allow those already working in the field of nursing and health care to continue their work and study uninterruptedly. Instruction is offered during the day and evening. Total enrollment in the Master’s program is 27 per year.


There are two majors in the Doctoral degree program: Nursing Science and Health Sciences. The fundamental concept of our doctoral program is Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN) and Evidence-based Medicine (EBM). The entrance quota for the doctoral program is four per year.