Graduate (Master's Degree Programs)

Applications for April 2017 Enrollment

Graduate (Master's Degree Programs)

Application Materials

Persons who would like to receive copies of Kumamoto Gakuen University's current Graduate Prospectus (Japanese), Graduate Admissions Handbook (Japanese) and Application Form (Japanese), can send a request from the following page:


The following links may be used to download pdf versions of our Graduate Admissions Handbooks:

※Applications for April 2017 enrollment are no longer being accepted.


Student Capacity

Graduate School Field of Study No. of students accepted
Commerce Commerce several students
Management several students
Economics Economics several students
Area-based Cultural Studies Area-based Cultural Studies several students
Social Welfare Social Welfare several students
Social Welfare and Environment several students


Applicants who do not hold Japanese nationality and have graduated or are expected to graduate from a university are eligible.

Selection Method

  1. Specialized subject examination
  2. Interview
  • Application Period (Autumn)

    From Monday, August 22 to Friday, August 26, 2016
    (Applications must be received by the final date)

  • Application Period (Spring)

    From Monday, January 16 to Friday, January 20, 2017
    (Applications must be received by the final date)

  • Examination Date (Autumn)

    Sunday, September 25, 2016

  • Examination Date (Spring)

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

  • Announcement of Results (Autumn)

    Friday, September 30, 2016
    (Bulletin Board Posting)

  • Announcement of Results (Spring)

    Friday, February 17, 2017
    (Bulletin Board Posting)


Office of Graduate Studies, Kumamoto Gakuen University
2-5-1 Oe, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 862-8680 JAPAN
Tel: +81-96-371-8036, FAX: +81-96-364-5170