Teacher Certification in the Teacher Training Courses

Certification Programs

Undergraduate (all Type 1 certificate)

College of Arts Department of Christian Studies 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies, Religion
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics, Religion
College of Arts Department of Letters (Course in English and American Literature) 【Junior High School Type 1】English
【Senior High School Type 1】English
College of Arts Department of Letters (Course in Japanese Literature) 【Junior High School Type 1】Japanese
【Senior High School Type 1】Japanese
College of Arts Department of Letters (Course in German Literature) 【Junior High School Type 1】German
【Senior High School Type 1】German
College of Arts Department of Letters (Course in French Literature) 【Junior High School Type 1】French
【Senior High School Type 1】French
College of Arts Department of Letters (Course in Philosophy and Creative Writing) 【Junior High School Type 1】Japanese
【Senior High School Type 1】Japanese
College of Arts Department of History 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics
College of Arts Department of Education (Education Advanced Course) 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics
College of Arts Department of Education (Primary Education Advanced Course) 【Elementary School Type 1】
College of Economics Department of Economics 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics, Commerce
College of Economics Department of Accounting and Finance 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics, Commerce
College of Economics Department of Economic Policy Studies 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics, Commerce
College of Science Department of Mathematics 【Junior High School Type 1】Mathematics
【Senior High School Type 1】Mathematics, Information
College of Science Department of Physics 【Junior High School Type 1】Science
【Senior High School Type 1】Science
College of Science Department of Chemistry 【Junior High School Type 1】Science
【Senior High School Type 1】Science
College of Science Department of Life Science 【Junior High School Type 1】Science
【Senior High School Type 1】Science
College of Sociology Department of Sociology 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics
College of Sociology Department of Contemporary Culture and Society 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics
College of Sociology Department of Communication and Media Studies 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics
College of Law and Politics Department of Law 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics
College of Law and Politics Department of International Business Law 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics
College of Law and Politics Department of Politics 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, Civics
College of Tourism
* See note 3
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, (Civics), (Commerce)
College of Tourism
* See note 3
Department of Culture and Tourism Studies 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Geography and History, (Civics), (Commerce)
College of Community and Human Services Department of Social Work 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics, Social Welfare
College of Community and Human Services Department of Community Development 【Junior High School Type 1】Social Studies
【Senior High School Type 1】Civics
College of Community and Human Services Department of Sport and Wellness 【Junior High School Type 1】Health and Physical Education
【Senior High School Type 1】Health and Physical Education
College of Contemporary Psychology Department of Psychology
* See note 4
【Senior High School Type 1】(Civics)
College of Contemporary Psychology Department of Body Expression and Cinematic Arts ーーーー
College of Business
* See note 2
Department of Business 【Junior High School Type 1】(Social Studies)
【Senior High School Type 1】(Civics), (Information)
College of Business
* See note 2
Department of Global Business 【Junior High School Type 1】(Social Studies)
【Senior High School Type 1】(Civics)
College of Intercultural Communication Department of Intercultural Communication 【Junior High School Type 1】English
【Senior High School Type 1】English
 

Graduate (all advanced certificate)

Graduate School of Christian Studies Graduate Program in Christian Studies 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies, Religion
【Senior High School Advanced】Geography and History, Civics, Religion
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in Japanese Literature 【Junior High School Advanced】Japanese
【Senior High School Advanced】Japanese
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in English and American Literature 【Junior High School Advanced】English
【Senior High School Advanced】English
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in German Literature 【Junior High School Advanced】German
【Senior High School Advanced】German
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in French Literature 【Junior High School Advanced】French
【Senior High School Advanced】French
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in History 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Geography and History, Civics
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Geography and History, Civics
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in Education 【Elementary School Advanced
【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Arts Graduate Program in Comparative Civilizations 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Economics Graduate Program in Economics 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Geography and History, Civics, Commerce
Graduate School of Science Graduate Program in Physics 【Junior High School Advanced】Science
【Senior High School Advanced】Science
Graduate School of Science Graduate Program in Chemistry 【Junior High School Advanced】Science
【Senior High School Advanced】Science
Graduate School of Science Graduate Program in Mathematics 【Junior High School Advanced】Mathematics
【Senior High School Advanced】Mathematics
Graduate School of Science Graduate Program in Life Science 【Junior High School Advanced】Science
【Senior High School Advanced】Science
Graduate School of Sociology Graduate Program in Sociology 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Law and Politics Graduate Program in Law and Politics 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Tourism
* See note 6
Graduate Program in Tourism 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】(Civics) (Commerce)
Graduate School of Community and Human Services Graduate Program in Community and Human Services 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies, Health and Physical Education
 【Senior High School Advanced】Civics, Health and Physical Education, Social Welfare
Graduate School of Contemporary Psychology Graduate Program in Psychology 【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Contemporary Psychology Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology 【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Business Graduate Program in Business 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Social Design Studies Graduate Program in Business Administration Network and Social Organization 【Junior High School Advanced】Social Studies
【Senior High School Advanced】Civics
Graduate School of Intercultural Communication
* See note 5
Graduate Program in Intercultural Communication 【Junior High School Advanced】(Social Studies), English
【Senior High School Advanced】(Civics), English

Notes

  1. The type/subject of certificate you can obtain differs depending on department/course/program. Please check these carefully.

  2. The Senior High School Information item for the College of Business’s Department of Business is only available to students who started their first year in the college in 2011 or earlier. Students who started their first year in the college in 2012 or later cannot obtain this certificate.
    The Junior High School Social Studies and Senior High School Civics items for the Department of Business and the Junior High School Social Studies and Senior High School Civics items for the Department of Global Business are only available to students who started their first year in the corresponding college in 2015 or earlier. Students who started their first year in the college in 2016 or later cannot obtain these certificates.

  3. The Senior High School Civics and Senior High School Commerce items for the College of Tourism’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management and Department of Culture and Tourism Studies are only available to students who started their first year in the college in 2012 or earlier. Students who started their first year in the college in 2013 or later cannot obtain these certificates.

  4. The Senior High School Civics item for the College of Contemporary Psychology’s Department of Psychology is only available to students who started their first year in the college in 2015 or earlier. Students who started their first year in the college in 2016 or later cannot obtain these certificates.

  5. The Junior High School Advanced Social Studies and Senior High School Advanced Civics items for the Graduate Program in Intercultural Communication in the Graduate School of Intercultural Communication are only available to students who started their first year in the graduate school in 2015 or earlier. Students who started their program in 2016 or later cannot obtain this certificate.

  6. The Senior High School Advanced Civics and Senior High School Advanced Commerce items for the Graduate Program in Tourism in Graduate School of Tourism are only available to students who started their first year in the graduate school in 2016 or earlier. Students who started their first year in the graduate school in 2017 or later cannot obtain this certificate.

  7. A bachelor’s degree (graduation from a college) is required to obtain a Type 1 Certificate.
    Additionally, a master’s degree (completion of the first half of a doctoral program in a graduate school (master’s program)) is required to obtain a Advanced Certificate.

  8. At Rikkyo University, Elementary School Teaching Certificates are restricted to graduates of the Department of Education (Primary Education Advanced Course).

  9. Depending on their course, students in the Department of Education will be able to receive either Junior/Senior High School or Elementary School certificates.

  10. You cannot receive Calligraphy Teaching Certificates at Rikkyo University.

  11. Those who fall under the following groups can receive a Advanced Certificate by completing the specified number of units (24) within the first half of the doctoral program in a graduate school (master’s program) set by the Teacher’s License Act and its ordinance for enforcement.
    A. Those who have obtained a Type 1 Certificate (or have credentials to apply for one) for the certificate subject
    B. Those who can obtain credentials to apply for a Type 1 Certificate for the certificate subject before completing graduate school