Aims of the School

The University of Kyushu School of Healthcare Administration is a professional school in order to produce highly-skilled health professionals who have the knowledge and competencies needed for health administration, involving the management of hospitals and other health services organizations, as well as public health infrastructure and consulting. The school was established in 2001.


Number of students expected

The School can accommodate a total of 20 persons per year in the two-year program.


Degree to be awarded

Master of Health Administration (MHA) is awarded upon completion of the program.



Students must complete 30 units to earn the Master of Health.
The master course offered compose of essential, common basic, medical, and elective subjects as follows.
Essential subjects: health policy, healthcare finance, healthcare administration, healthcare management, health communication I, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, healthcare administration exercises
Common basic subjects: healthcare security, healthcare marketing, quality in healthcare, healthcare safety, healthcare information, social medicine, governmental healthcare administration.
Medical subjects: introductory medicine, molecular biology, internal medicine, surgery, Elective subjects: healthcare human resources, health economics,
pharmaceutical information, healthcare organization, hospital management, healthcare financial management, disease management, care communication, healthcare anthropology, hospital accounting, healthcare hygiene, healthcare English.


Professional fields for the graduates

Carriers for the graduates from the programs are: hospital executives, healthcare administrators, healthcare officials, healthcare staff and professor in healthcare.