English Doctoral Program
The specialization available in our doctoral program is in “Health and Sports Science,"
for which enrollment capacity is set at 10 students.
Graduates are awarded the degree of “Ph.D. (Health and Sports Science).”
- Health and Sports Science
- Enrollment Capacity
- Number of Students（As of May 1, 2022）
- First year 11
- Second year 14
- Third year 22
- Total 47
- Number of Teaching Staff（As of May 1, 2022）
- Professor 18
- Associate Professor 20
- Assistant Professor 2
- Total 40
Graduate Career Paths
Main employers of degree holders
- Juntendo University School of Health and Sports Science
- Juntendo University School of Medicine
- Juntendo University Graduate School Institute of Health and Sports Science and Medicine
- Aichi University Faculty of Regional Policy
- St. Marianna University School of Medicine
- Shigakkan University Faculty of Wellness
- Special Collaborative Researchers at Tokai University
- Teikyo University Sports and Medicine Center
- Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science,and more
Students in the Graduate School of Health and Sports Science Doctoral Program must earn a minimum total of 10 credits (8 Compulsory Course credits and minimum 2 Elective Course credits) and submit a doctoral thesis under the guidance of their faculty supervisor, after which they must pass a thesis defense and final examination. Students must also seek the guidance of their faculty supervisor before proceeding with course selection.
|Course Name||Category||Credits||Notes||English Support ※1|
|Special research topic||Practice||６||8 credits
|Special lecture on health and sports science||Lecture||２||○|
|Special seminar on sports science||Practice||2||Minimum of 2 credits
|Special discussion of sports medicine||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on sports nutrition and biochemistry||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on coaching science||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on sports biomechanics||Lecture||2||○|
|Special seminar on social science in sports||Practice||2|
|Special discussion on sports sociology||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on lifelong sports management||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on sports media||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on theory of sports culture||Lecture||2|
|Special seminar on health science||Practice||2|
|Special discussion on environmental health science||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on mental health||Lecture||2|
|Special discussion on health policy||Lecture||2|
※1 The classes with the mark "○" include English support so that foreign students can attend them.
※2 These classes are held by the supervisor for Master's thesis and availability of English support depends on the supervisor.
Our schedule to complete a doctoral program (class A) is as follows.
First and second year
Debrief session of the progression status of your thesis for a doctorate (optional)
Report submission of the progression status of your thesis for a doctorate (required)
Preliminary investigation of application for a degree
Application for degree judgments & Judgments of acceptance for the application
|Period of application for degree judgments||Judgments of acceptance for the application
(by Graduate Committee)
After judging of an acceptance for the application, judgments of a degree application, presentation of your thesis for a doctorate and votes for and against degree are held by Graduate Committee of each month.
Completion judgment Graduation ceremony, Degree conferment