History and Accreditation

 ◆ History

   

Dec. 1977

Establishment of the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, as a legal corporation was authorized, and opening of the school was approved.

Jan. 1978

The University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was established as a legal corporation. 

Apr. 1978

The University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was opened. 

Dec. 1978

Establishment of the School of Nursing and Medical Technology, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was approved. 

Apr. 1979

The School of Nursing and Medical Technology, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was established.

Jul. 1979

The University Hospital began receiving patients.

Jan. 1982

The university adopted a unified first-stage entrance examination (School of Medicine). 

Apr. 1982

The School of Occupational and Community Health Nursing, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was established.

Mar. 1984

Establishment of the Graduate School of Medical Science, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was approved. 

Apr. 1984

The Graduate School of Medical Science, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was established.  The Three-month Course in Fundamental Occupational Health began.

Apr. 1986

The Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences was established. 

Mar. 1988

The first doctorate presentation ceremony was held. 

Apr. 1989

Postgraduate occupational health training courses were established. 

Apr. 1991

The Occupational Health Training Center was set up. 

Dec. 1995

Establishment of the Faculty of Health Sciences was approved.

Apr. 1996

The Faculty of Health Sciences was established.

Dec. 1999

Closure of the School of Nursing and Medical Technology, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was approved. 

Apr. 2004

The Department of Environmental Management, the Faculty of Health Sciences was established.

Apr. 2011

Wakamatsu Hospital of the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was established.

Apr. 2013

The Graduate School of Medical Science, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was reformed.

Oct. 2013

Setup of the Graduate School of Nursing, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was approved.

Dec. 2013

Setup of the Graduate School of Occupational Health, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was approved.

Apr. 2014

The Graduate School of Nursing (Master Course) and the Graduate School of Occupational Health (Master Course), the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, were established.

Aug.2015

The reform of the course of the Graduate School of Occupational Health, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was approved.

Apr.2016

The Doctoral (Ph. D) course of the Graduate School of Occupational Health, the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was established.
Apr.2020 The Department of Environmental Hygiene, the Faculty of Health Sciences, was established (renamed from the Department of Environmental Management, the Faculty of Health Sciences).

 

 

 

◆ Accreditation

 

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The University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, was certified as conforming to the University Standards of the Japan University Accreditation Association.

 

The accreditation is valid from April 1st, 2021 to March 31st, 2028. 



 

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The University Hospital of the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, underwent an assessment, in the 2019 academic year, by the Functional Assessment of Hospitals, 3rdG: Ver.1.0, which is conducted by the Japan Council for Quality Health Care, and obtained the certification.

 

The accreditation is valid from April 25th, 2020 to April 24th, 2025.