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Occupational Therapist Schools
  • Universities and colleges: 74 schools, 74 programs
    • National: 12 schools
    • Public: 9 schools
    • Private: 53 schools
  • Junior colleges: 5schools, 5 programs
    • Private: 5schools
  • Vocational schools: 109 schools, 121programs
    • National and public: 1 school, 1 program
    • Private: 108schools, 120programs
    • 3-year: 62 programs
  • 4-year: 58 programs
  • Total: 188 schools, 200 programs

The asterisk (*) in the section which tells ‘WFOT Approval’ shows the new schools which has no graduates so far.

Prefecture Name of School / University Year 
Begun
Student  capacity Duration Post grad. Course Available WFOT Approval
Aichi Aichi College of Well-being and Rehabilitation 2005 40 3years    ○
Aichi Medical College 2008 40 3years  
Chubu University 2010 40 4years Master
Fujita Health University 2004 40 4years Master, Doctor
International Institute of Medical Therapy 2003 40 3years  
Nagoya College of Physical & Occupational Therapy 2002 40 4years    
Nagoya Isen College of Medical Care & Welfare 2008 40 4years    
2008 Closed 4years    
Nagoya University 1984 20 4years Master, Doctor
National Hospital Organization Higashi-Nagoya National Hospital, School of Occupational Therapy 1979 20 3years  
Nihon Fukushi University 2008 40 4years  
Seijoh University 2002 40 4years Master
Semui College Group, Tokai College of Medical Sciences 2007 40 3years  
Nagoya Iken Sports 2016 40 3years   *
Akita Akita University 1990 18 4years Master, Doctor
Aomori Hirosaki University 1980 20 4years Master, Doctor
Hirosaki University of Health and Welfare 2009 40 4years  
Tohoku Medical College 2003 30 4years  
Chiba Chiba Kashiwa Rehabilitation College 2001 40 3years    ○
Chiba Medical Welfare College 1998 30 4years  
Chiba Prefectual University of Health Sciences 2009 25 4years  
Teikyo Heisei University 2008 40 4years  
Yachiyo Rehabilitation College 2004 40 3years  
International University of Health and Welfare: School of Health Science at Narita 2016 40 4years   *
Ehime Ehime Juzen School of Allied Medical Professions 1981 40 3years  
Kawahara Medical Science Institute 2007 40 4years    
Shikoku Chuo Medical and Welfare General College 2007 40 3years  
South Ehime Medical Academy 2013 30 3years    
Fukui Fukui Health Science University 2017 40 4years    *
Fukuoka International University of Health and Welfare (Fukuoka) 2005 40 4years Master, Doctor
Aso Rehabilitation College Day 2001 40 3years  
Night 2002 40 4years  
Fukuoka Iken 2008 40 4years  
Fukuoka International College of Health and Welfare 2001 40 3years  
Fukuoka Rehabilitation College 2002 40 4years    
Fukuoka Tenjin Medical Rehabilitation Academy 2003 40 3years    
Fukuoka Wajiro School of Rehabilitation 2007 40 3years  
Kitakyushu Rehabilitation College 2003 40 3years  
Kokura School of Rehabilitation 2004 40 3years  
Kurume Rehabilitation Institute 2003 40 4years  
Kyusyu Medical Sports Vocational School 2017 40 3years    *
Kyushu Nutrition Welfare University 2011 40 4years Master
Teikyo University, Fukuoka Faculty of Medical Technology 2005 40 4years  
Yanagawa Rehabilitation School 1990 40 4years  
Fukushima Koriyama Tohto Academy Educational Fundation 1998 40 4years  
Gifu Gifu Junior College of Health Science 2011 30 3years    
Heisei College of Health Sciences 2014 40 3years  
Sunvillage International Health and Welfare College 1998 40 3years    
 
 
Gunma Gunma University 1984 20 4years Master, Doctor
Gunma University of Health and Welfare 2012 25 4years  
Maebashi Medical Welfare College 2001 40 4years    
Ota College of Medical Technology 2002 40 4years    
Hiroshima Fukuyama Medical Welfare College 2002 40 4years    
Hiroshima Cosmopolitan University 2013 40 4years  
Hiroshima International University 2011 40 4years  
Hiroshima University 1992 30 4years Master, Doctor
IWAD Environmental Welfare and Rehabilitation College (Night Course) 2017 35 3years   *
Prefectural University of Hiroshima 1995 30 4years Master
Hokkaido Health Sciences University of Hokkaido 2013 40 4years Master, Doctor
Hokkaido Bunkyo University 2007 40 4years  
Hokkaido Chitose College of Rehabilitation 2017 40 4years   *
Hokkaido Rehabilitation College 1996 40 4years  
Hokkaido University 1981 18 4years Master, Doctor
Hokuto College of Health and Welfare 1996 30 4years  
Japan Health Care College 2015 40 4years   *
Sapporo College of Rehabilitation Sciences 2001 40 4years  
Sapporo Medical Technology Welfare Dental School 2016 40 3years   *
Sapporo Medical Rehabilitation College Day 2008 40 3years    
Night 2008 40 3years    
Sapporo Medical University 1983 20 4years Master, Doctor
Hyogo Heisei Rehabilitation College Day 2006 30 3years    
Night 2006 30 3years    
Himeji Dokkyo University 2006 40 4years  
Hyogo University of Health Sciences 2007 40 4years Master
Kansai Rehabilitation College 2001 40 3years  
Kobe College of Medical Welfare 2008 40 4years    
Kobe Co-Medical College 2000 40 3years  
Kobe University 1982 20 4years  
Kobegakuin University 2005 40 4years Master, Doctor
Hakuhoukai Medical Technical School Ako 2005 40 3years    
Ibaraki AHRU Medical Care and Welfare Professional Training College 2001 40 4years  
Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences 1995 40 4years Master, Doctor
Ishikawa Kanazawa Rehabilitation Academy 2000 40 3years  
Kanazawa University 1979 20 4years Master, Doctor
Kinjo University 2013 35 4years Master, Doctor
School of Nanao International medical and Welfare College 2007 35 3years    
Iwate Iwate Rehabilitation College 1980 40 3years  
Kagawa Anabuki Rehabilitation College 2002 40 3years  
Shikoku Medical College 1997 36 4years  
Kagoshima Kagoshima Daiichi Medical Treatment Rehabilitation College 2002 40 3years  
Kagoshima Medical Professional College Day 1996 40 4years  
Night 2003 40 4years  
Kagoshima University 1986 20 4years Master, Doctor
Kamimua Gakuen Vocational College 1996 40 3years  
Kanagawa Chigasaki Rehabilitation College 1998 30 4years  
International University of Health and Welfare at Odawara 2006 80 4years  
Kanagawa University of Human Services 2003 20 4years Master
Kitasato University 1994 40 4years Master, Doctor
Shonan University of Medical Sciences 2015 40 4years   *
Showa University 1997 30 4years Master, Doctor
Yokohama College of Rehabilitation 1998 40 4years  
Yokohama YMCA College 2002 40 4years  
Kochi Kochi Rehabilitation Institute 1993 40 4years  
Tosa Rehabilitation College 1993 40 4years  
Kumamoto Kumamoto College of Medical Care and Rehabilitation 1981 40 4years  
Kumamoto Ekimae Nursing and Rehabilitation College 2008 40 4years  
Kumamoto Health Science University 2007 40 4years Master
Kyushu Chuo Rehabilitation Gakuin 2006 40 4years  
Medical College Seishoukan 2000 40 4years    ○
Kyoto Bukkyo University 2006 40 4years  
Kyoto College of Medical & Health 2012 40 4years  
Kyoto University 1982 18 4years Master, Doctor
Mie Humanitec medical and welfare college 1999 40 4years  
Miyagi Sendai School of Health and Welfare 2007 40 4years    
Sendai Seiyo Gakuin College 2013 40 3years    
Sendai Rehabilitation College 2003 25 3years  
Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University 1999 60 4years Master, Doctor
Tohoku Fukushi University 2008 40 4years  
Tohoku Medical Care College 2011 40 3years  
Miyazaki Kyusyu University of Health and Welfare 1999 40 4years Master, Doctor
Miyazaki Hokenfukushi Training School 2004 35 3years    
Nagano Nagano University of Health and Medicine   40 4years  
2015
Shinshu University 1983 18 4years Master, Doctor
Nagasaki Nagasaki Medical College 1997 40 3years  
Nagasaki Rehabilitation College 2006 40 3years    ○
Nagasaki University 1985 18 4years Master, Doctor
Nara Kansai Gakken Medical Welfare College 1998 40 3years  
Hakuho College 2016 40 3years   *
Niigata Niigata University of Rehabilitation 2013 40 4years Master
Niigata University of Health and Welfare 2001 40 4years Master, Doctor
Seiryou Rehabilitation College 1995 40 3years  
Oita Oita College of Rehabilitation 1995 30 3years  
Toka Medical Skills College 2001 30 3years  
Okayama Kawasaki Junior College of Rehabilitation 1974 20 3years  
Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare 1995 40 4years Master, Doctor
Kibi International University 1995 40 4years Master, Doctor
Okayama Institute for Medical and Technical Sciences 1992 40 3years  
Tamano Institute of Health and Human Services 2001 40 4years  
Okinawa Okinawa College of Rehabilitation and Welfare Day 1993 30 3years  
Night 2003 30 4years  
Ryukyu Rehabilitation Academy Day 2002 40 3years  
Night 2004 40 3years  
Osaka Aino University 2004 40 4years  
Hanna Central College of Rehabilitation 1996 40 3years  
Kansai University of Welfare Sciences 2011 50 4years Master
Minoh Gakuen Fukushihoiku Technical College 1998 40 3years  
Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences 2016 40 4years   *
Osaka College of Medical & Welfare Day 2002 40 3years  
Night 2002 40 4years  
Osaka College of Rehabilitation Night 2013 40 3years  
Osaka Health Science University 2009 30 4years Master
Osaka Isen College of Medical Care & Welfare Day 2000 40 4years    
Night 2000 40 4years    
Osaka Kawasaki Rehabiritation University 2006 60 4years  
Osaka Prefecture University 1994 25 4years Master, Doctor
Shijonawate Gakuen University 2005 40 4years  
Yamato University 2014 40 4years    
Saga Nishikyushu University 2007 40 4years Master
Technical School of Medical and Welfare Ryokuseikan 1995 40 4years  
Saitama Ageo Central Medical College 2006 40 3years  
Bunkyo Gakuin University 2006 40 4years Master
Mejiro University 2005 60 4years Master
Nihon Institute of Medical Science 2007 40 4years  
Saitama Prefectural University 1999 40 4years Master, Doctor
Shiga Shiga School of Medical Technology 1996 40 3years    ○
Shimane Matsue Co-Medical College 2002 40 3years    
Rehabilitation College Shimane 1998 40 4years  
Shimane Rehabilitation College 1998 30 4years  
Shizuoka Fuji Rehabilitation Institute 2005 40 3years  
Seirei Christpher University 2004 30 4years Master, Doctor
Shizuoka College of Medicalcare Science 1996 40 3years  
Tokoha University 2011 40 4years  
Tochigi International University of Health and Welfare at Otawara 1995 80 4years Master, Doctor
Maronie College of Health & Welfare Sciences 2000 24 4years  
Tokushima Tokushima College of Medical Sciences and Welfare 1993 40 3years  
Tokushima Kensyokai College of Health and Social Care 2000 40 3years  
Tokyo Japanese School of Technology for Social Medicine 1980 35 4years  
Kanto Rehabilitation College Night 2000 40 4years  
Kyorin University 2011 54 4years Master, Doctor
School of Nihon Rehabilitation College Day 2000 35 4years  
Night 1997 35 4years    
Shoei Rehabilitation College Day 2004 40 3years  
Night 2005 40 4years  
Syuto Iko College of Medical Care & Welfare Day 2009 40 4years    
Night 2009 40 4years    
Tama Rehabilitation Academy 1996 40 3years  
Teikyo Heisei University 2002 60 4years Master, Doctor
Tokyo College of Welfare Day 1998 40 3years  
Night 2001 40 3years  
Tokyo Metropolitan University 1986 40 4years Master, Doctor
Tokyo University of Technology School of Health Sciences Department of Occupational Thrapy 2010 40 4years  
Tokyo YMCA College of Human Care 2000 30 3years  
University of Tokyo Health Sciences 2012 30 4years  
Tottori Tottori City College of Medical Nurse 2015 40 3years  
YMCA College of Medical & Human Services in Yonago 1994 40 4years  
Toyama Toyama College of Medical & Human Services 1996 30 3years  
Toyama Rehabilitation Medical Health & Welfare College 2017 40 4years   *
Yamagata Yamagata College of Medical & Sciences 1995 40 4years  
Yamagata Prefectural University of Health Sciences 1997 20 4years Master
Yamaguchi Yamaguchi Allied Health College 1996 40 4years  
YIC Rehabilitation College 2003 40 4years  
Yamanashi Health Science University 2003 80 4years  
Teikyo University of Science 2008 40 4years