Established in 1997, the Office of Continuing and Extension Education at Taipei Medical University, formerly known as the Night Division of the Taipei Medical University, is committed to the rigorous realizing of the philosophy of life-long education in accordance with the requirements of educational policies and social progress, providing the community with a variety of educational opportunities to benefit the public (regardless of race, religion, disabilities, nationality, nor sex) and to strengthen the nation's competitiveness through our meritorious educational practices and extensive academic resources.
Utilizing the existing academic research resources of the ten colleges of Taipei Medical University and the clinical resources of the five affiliated hospitals of Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei City Wanfang Hospital, Shuangho Hospital, Taipei Cancer Center, and Ningpo Medical Center, the Office offers professional medical courses. In recent years, the Office has undertaken the Industrial Talent Investment Program of the Council of Labor Affairs. In 2013, we received the "Second National Training Quality Award - Training Institution Award" organized by the Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan, and in the same year, we received the Training Institution - Silver Medal Award under the "TTQS Quality Training System Evaluation Program" of the Workforce Development Agency.
Our office is committed to the development of new and innovative training programs to strengthen our market segmentation. Since 2013, we have been actively participating in the Department of Lifelong Education of the Ministry of Education's “Senior University” program, as well as the After-School Caregiver Training Program of the Department of Social Welfare, Taipei City Government, of which we have received trust and praise from our students.
In the future, we aim to utilize our medical, health and nursing expertise. We hope to help expatriate spouses develop their knowledge of healthcare education and integrate seamlessly into local lifestyles.
Since 2002, our medical camp program has accumulated nearly 20,000 students, establishing us as the top medical camp program in Taiwan that combines the features of medical education with the characteristics of camps. The curriculum covers college, high school, junior high school, and elementary school, each with its own age-appropriate camps, creating an unforgettable growth path for the youth. Our office has received recognition from all walks of life and has been interviewed by Global Views Monthly. According to statistics, 87% of our medical camp participants have chosen medical school as their first choice when choosing a university. This shows that our medical camp team has increased students' interest in medical education and their desire to enter the medical field in the future.
To support secondary specialization, we offer courses in medicine, biotechnology, nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, and cosmetology and aromatherapy to provide opportunities for students to develop professional skills. We have also developed corporate training courses for various renowned companies in Taiwan, which help them to cultivate professional talents with competitive edge!
Our Office of Continuing and Extension Education is committed to international educational exchanges, and has hosted six tours to Fukuoka Medical College in Japan since 2011, successfully supporting Japanese students in their examinations for relevant professional certificates in Japan, achieving a 100% licensure rate. In order to effectively integrate with higher education institutions in Taiwan and to improve the operation and quality of education, we hosted the "National Association of Taiwan Colleges and Universities Extension Education Conference and Forum". Through this event, we aim to achieve inter-school collaboration and mutual assistance in promoting education, assisting Taiwan's overall extension education to move towards high quality and specialization.
In May 2015, we were awarded the "TTQS Quality Training System Evaluation” Training Institution-Silver Award by the Workforce Development Agency of the Ministry of Labor, Executive Yuan. In the future, we are committed to providing diversified, innovative, and professional continuing education services to promote community education and societal growth. We aim to continue to improve the quality of continuing education under the philosophy of continuous improvement so as to establish TMU as the leading brand in professional training and continuing education.
To succeed in establishing ourselves as the number one lifelong learning and education institution in Taiwan!
To provide diversified, innovative and professional continuing education services to promote learning and social progress in society.