Academic Support

Licenses and Qualifications

※This page is reference information translated from Japanese,
Japanese page takes precedence if there is any discrepancies in the content.


By taking certain subjects at schools or faculties and graduating, you can acquire the following certificate or qualification or qualification for the examination. (Depending on the periods of work experience, you can get some of the qualification or take the main qualification examination without the preliminary tests)
As for the available certificate and qualification at each schools, please check the website of each school or contact to the following inquiries.

Inquiries: Student Support Group at each schools


School of Integrated Arts and Sciences

Integrated Arts and Sciences

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools(Geography and History, Civics, Mathematics, Science, English)
・Qualification for Curators


School of Letters

Humanities

Philosophy cultural studies course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Social Studies, English, German, French)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Geography and History, Civics, English, German, French)
・Qualification for Curators

History course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Social Studies, English, German, French)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Geography and History, Civics, English, German, French)
・Qualification for Curators

Geography and Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Social Studies, English, German, French)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Geography and History, Civics, English, German, French)
・Qualification for Curatorss
・Social Researchers 
・GIS Scholars 
・Area Researchers

Japanese and Chinese Literature Language Courses

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Social Studies, English, German, French)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Geography and History, Civics, English, German, French)
・Qualification for Curators

Western literature Language and Linguistics Courses

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Social Studies, English, German, French)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language, Geography and History, Civics, English, German, French)
・Qualification for Curators


※First Class High School Teacher's License for civics can only be obtained by students who enrolled after FY 2011.


School of Education

Cluster 1(School education)

Teacher for elementary education training course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Elementary Schools (graduation requirement)

*Apart from the above, with other required credits you can acquire Teaching Certificate for Kindergarten and other subjects' certificates which you can get at other programs (except for Special Needs School Teacher Education), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Teacher for special education training course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Special Needs Schools in five educational areas relating to Persons with Visual Impairment, Persons with Hearing Impairment, Persons with Intellectual Disability, Persons with Physical Disability and Persons with Health Impairment, and Type I Teaching Certificate for Elementary Schools (Acquiring both certificates is required for graduation)

*Apart from the above, with other required credits you can acquire Type I Teaching Certificate for Kindergarten, as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Cluster 2(Science culture education )

Environment course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Science)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Science course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Mathematics)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Mathematics)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Technology Information Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Industrial Arts)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Information, Industrial Technology)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Society Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Social Studies)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Civics, Geography and History)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators. Completing required classes will allow you to take application qualification for "GIS scholar" authorized by the Association of Japanese Geographers

Cluster 3(Language culture education course)

Japanese and culture course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Japanese Language)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

English culture course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (English)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (English)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Japanese education course

Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Japanese Language)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Cluster 4(Life education course)

Healthy and Sport course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Health and Physical Education)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Health and Physical Education)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators. Taking required classes, you do not need to take courses of "Junior sports instructor" " Sports programmer" authorized by Japan Sports Association, and "Health and exercise practice instructor" authorized by Japan Health Promotion and Fitness Foundation to acquire the qualification of candidacy for the examination. You are also exempted to take courses and examination of common subjects for the qualification of Japan Sports Association authorized coach.

Human life course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Home Economics)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Home Economics)
Qualification of candidacy for the examination for second-class architect (practical experience is needed)
Qualification of candidacy for the examination for food expert

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Music culture course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Music)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Music)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Art and Design course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Fine Arts
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Fine Arts)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Cluster 5(Basic human formation course)

Education course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools (Social Studies)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Civics)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators

Psychology course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Civics)
Authorized psychologist (qualification authorized by the Japanese Psychological Association)

*With other required credits you can acquire other certificates which you can get at other programs (There is number restriction at Program in Elementary School Teacher Education. Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education is excepted. There are some restrictions in other programs also), as well as qualifications of School Librarians, Social Education Supervisors, Social Researchers and Curators


School of Law

Law

Day course

Night course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Civics)


School of Science

Mathematics

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools(Mathematics)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools(Mathematics, Information)
・Assistant Surveyors
・Qualification for Curators

Physics

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools(Science)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools(Science)
・Qualification for Curators

Chemistry

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools(Science)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools(Science)
・Persons responsible for handling poisons and deleterious substances
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination of hazardous materials engineer (Class A)
・Qualification for Curators

Biology

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools(Science)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools(Science)
・Qualification for Curators

Earth and Planetary System

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Lower Secondary Schools(Science)
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools(Science)
・Qualification for Curators
・Assistant surveyors


School of Medicine

Medicine

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for medical practitioners

Health Science

Nursing Course

・Qualification for candidacy of the National nursing examination
・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for public health nurses (Some changes are supposed to be applied)

*Getting required credits will allow you to acquire the qualification for candidacy of the national examination for midwifes and the first-class school-nurse teacher's certificate

Physical Therapy Course

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for physiotherapists

Occupational Therapy Course

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for occupational therapists


School of Dentistry

Dentistry

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for dentists

Oral Health Science

Course Of Oral Science

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for dental hygienists
・The first-class school-nurse teacher's certificate

Course Of Oral Engineering

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for dental technicians, qualification for facial therapists, qualification for bachelor of cell engineering


School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for pharmacists

Medicinal Sciences

・Qualification for candidacy of the National examination for pharmacists
(attention)It is required for graduates of program of medical sciences to fulfill following conditions to acquire the qualification for candidacy of the national examination for pharmacists
(1)Studying at a medical graduate school for two years of longer and completing master's programs or doctor's programs
(2)Additionally taking the required credits for graduating the six-year programs of medical science
(3)Taking pharmaceutical practical training curses with exception of (1) periods
・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)


School of Engineering

Cluster 1(Mechanical System Engineering )

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Industrial Technology)
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for professional engineers
・Safety officers
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for operations chief of boiler
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for auto mechanics and so on

Cluster 2(Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering)

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Industrial Technology, Information )
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for professional engineers
・Safety officers
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for technical radio operators
・Chief electrical engineers
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for chief telecommunication engineers
・Class-1 on-the-ground special radio operators
・Class-2 maritime special radio operator and so on

Cluster 3(Chemistry, Biotechnology and Process Engineering)

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Industrial Technology)
・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for professional engineers
Qualification for candidacy of the examination for hazardous materials engineers
Persons responsible for handling poisons and deleterious substances
・Safety officers and so on

Cluster 4(Social and Environmental Engineering)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

・Assistant engineers, assistant surveyors ・After taking necessary working experiences, qualification for candidacy of the examination for engineers, class-1 engineering work execution process supervisors and so on

Vehicle and Environmental Systems

・After taking necessary working experiences, qualification for candidacy of the examination for engineers, assistant engineers, construction technique using construction machines supervisors, computational dynamics engineers, weather forecasters, certified environmental measurers and so on

Architecture and Building Engineering

・Qualification for candidacy of the examination for second-class architects
・After two-year working experiences, qualification for first-class architects

Common subjects

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Industrial Technology) after the completion of required subjects


School of Applied Biological Science

Applied Biological Science

Integrated Ecoscience Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Monitor
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Supervisor
・Qualification for Curators

Fisheries Biology Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Monitor
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Supervisor
・Qualification for Curators

Animal Science Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Monitor
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Supervisor
・Qualification for artificial insemination for livestock engineers
・Qualification for Curators

Food Science Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Monitor
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Supervisor
・Qualification for Curators

Applied Molecular & Cellular Biology Course

・Type I Teaching Certificate for Upper Secondary Schools (Science)
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Monitor
・Qualification for Food Sanitation Supervisor
・Qualification for Curators



Acquisition of the first-class teacher's certificate (Usage of teacher's certificate portfolio)


With the partial revision of "Ordinance for Enforcement of the Education Personnel Certification Act), "Practical work of education" ( a last half course for seniors) has been newly established as a compulsory subject based on the certification act, which is applied for freshmen and women in 2009.
To take this class, you need to make a preparation for that. If you have even a little interest in the acquisition of the first-class teacher's certificate, please make sure to check the following website to know when and what to do.
As for the uses of the website, there are some information in "My Momiji" or you can get the information at orientation meetings on teacher's certificate. Please be sure to check them.

The website on the teacher's certificate portfolio and practical work of education.
http://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/eport/ (Only on campus)


Inquiries:
--Teacher's certificate portfolio--
■Office for teacher's certificate portfolio (Education Office)
■E-Mail:e-port@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
(please be sure to change @ to one-byte)

--Others--
Student Support Group at each schools


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