Graduate Schools

15 Graduate Schools and 36 Courses of study

With the aim of cultivating global citizens equipped not only with specialized skills that meet world standards, but also with a strong sense of character, Toyo University’s 15 graduate schools and 36 courses of study prepare students for the challenges of an interconnected world.

This is the oldest graduate school at the University and it offers eight courses across the humanities. This graduate school inherits Toyo University’s tradition of learning by looking at human activities from a broad perspective while exploring the fundamental nature of language by examining language as a “ tool of thinking.” Graduates become highlyskilled professionals capable of working as researchers, educators, public servants and so forth.

Graduate School of Letters - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Philosophy
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Indian Philosophy and Buddhist Studies
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Japanese Literature and Culture
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Chinese Philosophy
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
English Language and Literature
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
History
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Education
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
International Culture and Communic ation Studies
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

This graduate school provides two courses of study for those aiming to help solve the issues facing society:Sociology and Social Psychology. We aim to gather knowledge through investigation, experiments, and theoretical research, and to cultivate skilled individuals with the goal of contributing to society through a variety of research. We are always focused on bettering our world as we train experts who are capable of solving the issues we face.

Graduate School of Sociology website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Sociology
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Social Psychology
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

This graduate school offers two degree courses in Private Law and Public Law, through which we nurture legal experts who are capable of carrying through the spirit of the law, and whose fair and flexible thinking makes them indispensable to the world in which we live. The Course of Public Law provides practical education and we even offer coaching for applicants hoping to become licensed tax accountants.

Graduate School of Law website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Private Law
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Public Law
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

This graduate school comprises the Course of Business Administration and Marketing (offered in the daytime and in the evening), which aims to foster the development of researchers and highly skilled professionals with expertise in both business administration and marketing, and the Course of Business, Accounting and Finance (offered mainly in the evening and on weekends), which aims to produce globally competent businesspersons, accounting professionals including licensed tax accountants, and licensed small and medium-sized business consultants with practical consulting skills. Through small class sizes and comprehensive thesis guidance, both courses develop the kinds of workers with creative knowledge needed in today's world.

Graduate School of Business Administration - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Business Administration and Marketing
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Business, Accounting and Finance
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

The Course of Economics trains future researchers in economics, and cultivates individuals capable of contributing to the corporate world, government, and local environments. The Course of Public-Private Partnership(*) is the only PPP master's program in the world. There are three sub-courses:City Management, PPP Business, and Global PPP.
* Evening classes are offered on weekdays at Otemachi Satellite. Saturday classes are held at Hakusan Campus.

Graduate School of Economics - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan/
Otemachi
Economics
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Public-Private Partnership
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan/
Otemachi

This graduate school offers students a systematic interdisciplinary education through a balance of theoretical and practical programs that focuses on a hands-on teaching approach. This allows us to provide our students with an international perspective that allows them to work throughout our world, which faces many problems, but also has great potential. We produce the future leaders of autonomous and sustainable regional development who use their specialized advanced capabilities to contribute to the building of communities in Japan and around the world.

Graduate School of Global and Regional Studies - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Global Innovation Studies
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan
Regional Development Studies
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

This graduate school is designed to train future leaders capable of implementing groundbreaking policies that will revolutionize the field of inbound tourism, and individuals who can build bridges between Japan and the rest of the world through international tourism development projects. We also aim to cultivate the educators who train those future leaders, and researchers who contribute to the academic development of the applied field of tourism studies.

Graduate School of International Tourism Management - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
International Tourism Management
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

Our goal is to provide our students with the skills they need to analyze the issues faced by welfare societies and to expand and develop social resources needed to solve them. We also provide on-campus research facilities and an educational structure built upon fieldwork in Japan and around the world, which allows us to give our graduates theoretical and practical skills and knowledge that will enable them to work in social administration, community social work, social action and other fields that aim to help solve the various social problems that people face.

Graduate School of Social Welfare website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Hakusan
Social Welfare
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Hakusan

By understanding the laws and concepts of basic natural science, and applying this to science and technology, human resources, researchers, and educators with high-level professional ability, creativity, humanity, and strong ethical views are cultivated.

Graduate School of Science and Engineering website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Advanced Mechatronics Systems
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe
Biomedical Engineering
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe
Electricity, Electronics and Communications
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe
Applied Chemistry
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe
Civil and Envir onmental Engineering
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe
Architecture
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe
Architecture, Civil and Environmental System Design
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe

This graduate school is built upon an interdisciplinary and integrated ideal of bringing together the life sciences with nanotechnology and materials science, with the aim of helping Japan develop into a nation of scientific and technological creativity. We train future front-line researchers in education and research while utilizing a wide range of cutting edge equipment.

Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Bio-Nano Science Fusion
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe

Information serves as the lingua franca of the interdisciplinary field of information sciences. Our students become highly-skilled professionals capable of applying themselves worldwide through gaining the cuttingedge ICT knowledge and techniques this course provides. Our educational methods inspire them to focus on their own competencies.

Graduate School of Information Sciences and Arts - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Kawagoe
Information Sciences and Arts
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Kawagoe

The life sciences play a major role in addressing the changing needs of society and finding the solutions needed to improve and maintain our global environment, secure a stable food supply, handle issues related to medicine and aging, and much more.
Based on the life sciences and applied biosciences, and interrelating these two, we seek out cutting edge, world-class research themes.

Graduate School of Life Sciences - English Track Available - website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Itakura
Life Sciences
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Itakura

This graduate school takes a global perspective when it comes to food safety and security in our quest to find solutions to extending life expectancy through food, nutrition and sports. We cultivate researchers who engage in richly creative and flexible research and development, and professionals with highly-specialized knowledge and abilities.

Graduate School of Food and Nutritional Sciences website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Itakura
Food and Nutritional Sciences
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Itakura

The internet connects people with things, and even connects things to other things, bringing great change to the world. In order to harness these changes for the betterment of our world, we engage in high-leveled education and research through specialists ’collaborations, which are aimed at applying ICT in the fields of business, civil systems, engineering, and design. Through this, we contribute not only to individual fields but to society as a whole, and nurture those professional human resources who can create and lead the next stage of the technological era.

Graduate School of Information Networking for Innovation and Design website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Akabanedai
Information Networking for Innovation and Design
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Akabanedai

This graduate school approaches the issues that arise from living in our increasingly complex and diverse world from multiple perspectives from such fields as welfare, childcare, health, sports, the environment and object design, all of which touch upon our lives. We have developed educational programs that are closely connected to real world issues faced in each field, and use them to train skilled professionals, researchers and educators who contribute to improving people’s quality of life.

Graduate School of Human Life Design website
Course Degree Track Admission Campus
JPN ENG Apr. Oct.
Degree Track Admission
Akabanedai
Degree Track Admission
Akabanedai
Degree Track Admission
Akabanedai
Degree Track Admission
Akabanedai
Human Care and Support
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Akabanedai
Health Care and Sports
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Akabanedai
Human Life Studies
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Akabanedai
Human Enviroment Design
Degree Track JPN
ENG
Admission Apr.
Oct.
Campus Akabanedai