School of Psychological Practices

School of Psychological Practices

Chiba Campus

Introduction of School

Students will acquire the basic and fundamental knowledge of psychology and human science required in symbiotic society. They will also learn practical psychology that meets social needs, through the education to cultivate the ability to use the above knowledge practically in society. Rich practical training, practical exercises, and research courses will help students acquire practical skills through exposure to a variety of cases and learn research methods to understand the human mind scientifically and logically.
School of Psychological Practices is FOR YOU if you...
  • Want to be involved in mental care
  • Want to learn about human psychology
  • Want to solve various problems from mental care

Licenses and Qualifications that can be Acquired

■ Qualification for the national examination for certified public psychologists (required to acquire the prescribed credits at the graduate school or have a certain period of work experience after graduation)
■ Certified psychologist
■ Qualification for the national examination for welfare psychologists
■ Qualification forchild careproviders
■ Clinical psychologist (after graduate school)
■ Clinical developmental psychologist (after graduate school), etc.

Anticipated Future Career Paths

■ Psychological or clerical job at hospitals or the like
■ Mental health welfare center
■ School counselor
■ Child guidance center
■ Family court investigator
■ Women’s center
■ Facilities for the elderly
■ Probation Office, Ministry of Justice
■ Juvenile detention facilities
■ Youth Center of Police
■ Human resources department of private company
■ Temporary employment agency
■ Welfare/medical company
■ Advertising industry
■ Sales and marketing
■ Retail industry, etc.

Points of Learning

Learn practical psychology required by society
Students will learn the basic knowledge of “psychology” and “human science,” which are important in symbiotic society. They will also acquire “practical psychology,” which can be applied in various situations, and cultivate the ability to use psychology in society.
Learn how to understand the mind scientifically
The curriculum offers rich practical training, practical exercises, and research courses, with a focus on basic psychology experimental training. Students will acquire practical skills through many practical exercises and learn research methods to understand the human mind scientifically, logically, and systematically.
Aim to be a professional of mind who is active in various fields
We offer four programs to train professionals who will be active in various fields such as medicine, schools, welfare, and business. Students can also go on to the Psychology Studies Course at the Graduate School of Integrated Human and Social Welfare Studies.
Internship debriefing session
Report on the results of the internship, including at what site you have worked on
Students can make effective use of the opportunities for on-the-job experience to think about their career paths after graduation. They will participate in actual work as internship students at general companies, welfare facilities, municipalities, and so on and report on the results.
Basic experiments in psychology
Learn how to analyze dynamic mechanisms scientifically
Students will learn psychological analysis methods and reporting skills through mental processes such as seeing, feeling, and remembering things, the mechanism by which human communication and cooperation are established, and psychological experiments developed to capture them.
Psychological exercises for acquiring a certified public psychologist qualification
Start learning from “What is counseling?”
Students will learn the basic attitudes, knowledge, and skills required of a certified public psychologist through role-plays in which they act out counseling scenes, as well as practical training such as play therapy, box garden therapy, and psychological tests. In addition, the Shukutoku Center for Clinical Psychology has been established as an on-campus practical training institute.
Learn Three Areas that Meet the Needs of Society
In addition to general psychology subjects, students will focus on learning the three areas that address the needs of society: clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and interpersonal psychology. We also offer a wide range of other practical and specialized subjects, such as criminal psychology and consumer psychology, which students can learn more deeply than at other universities.
School of Psychological Practices

Two Career Paths and Postgraduate Study

Practical Psychology
Acquire practical ability to solve problems to play an active role in private companies
Learn psychology widely to acquire practical problem-solving skills

  • Extensive knowledge of human psychology
  • Psychological skills in problem finding, experimentation, investigation, analysis and information transfer
Be a psychological assistance specialist
Learn psychology deeply to be a counseling professional

  • Acquire specialized knowledge and skills in depth in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, psychological tests, counseling, and so on
Postgraduate Study
Postgraduate Study
Qualified for examination for “clinical psychologists” and “certified public psychologists” after completing the master course

Shukutoku University has the Psychology Studies Course (master course) at the Graduate School of Integrated Human and Social Welfare Studies, and many students go on to the graduate school after passing an on-campus selection examination.

Related Facilities

Research and Clinical Center for Child Development

A facility unique to Shukutoku University Chiba Campus not found at other universities
The Research and Clinical Center for Child Development is a rehabilitation and consultation institution that provides therapeutic education to children with developmental concerns such as about speech and physical function. Professional teaching staff gathers to provide therapeutic education to children,and alsoaccept students from the College of Integrated Human and Social Welfare Studies for practical training. Students will work on actual child development support in a team as part of the staff to acquire more specialized support methods.