Founded in 1975, the Chiba University School of Nursing is unique as the only school of nursing among the national university system in Japan.
The primary mission of the School of Nursing is to improve the health and well being of people and society through the impact of our research and education. The School also aims to advance the art and science of nursing by drawing academic and personal strengths of its diverse community members.
In 1979, the Graduate School of Nursing was established and started to offer the Master's Program. In 1982, the Center for Education and Research in Nursing Practice was opened to improve the quality of nursing practice and research. The Center is currently the only continuing nursing education institution authorized by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. In 1993, the Doctoral Program was introduced. In 2002, the three-year Master's Program for nursing administrators and Leaders was introduced. In 2014, the graduate school of Nursing started the first intercurricular of Disaster Nursing Global Leader Degree Program, joint doctoral program of five universities in Japan.
Throughout our history, the School of Nursing has contributed to the improvement of quality of nursing practice, education and research, and will continue to assume responsibility for improving the health and well being of people and society.