Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to self-motivated study along with an appreciation of and desire to attain the educational objectives of the Undergraduate School of Health Sciences as follows. The academic discipline known as health science is concerned with people, and in particular the human soul. The Undergraduate School of Health Sciences aims to produce professionals in the health care, medical and social work sectors who are equipped with practical human care skills predicated on respect for basic human rights, communication skills based on warmth and empathy, a sense of humility and a broad education. Students also learn how to work effectively as part of a team of professionals with different skill sets, and acquire the capacity for autonomous study and the ability to perform in Japan and overseas.
There are many heart-rending social stresses and issues in society, such as child abuse, homelessness, and deaths that go unnoticed. The Department of Social Work equips graduates with the skills to address these sorts of issues. In addition to specialist studies, students receive a broad education in a range of general subjects, which is designed to encourage motivation and enthusiasm for taking action. The curriculum features a strong emphasis on individualized instruction, with small classes and seminar presentations. There are also many tie-ups with the various medical departments of Tokai University and the affiliated hospital at Isehara campus. Fourth year students have access to a variety of support services in preparation for the national examination.