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Mission and Aims

     Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology was established by the Tzu Chi
Buddhist Compassion Relief Foundation in 1989 under the guidance of Dharma
Master Cheng Yen. The foundation promotes four major missions: Charity, Medical
Care, Education, and Humanity. The college currently admits graduates from junior
and senior high schools with no religious restrictions.
     The goal of two-year college of Long-term Care is to provide access to education
andopportunity to work in Taiwan for the students from Southeast Asia countries.
The two-year curriculum includes 80 credits of in-class courses and off-campus
practicum. The objective of this program is to cultivate its students to become basic
long-term care givers who can provide client-centered and culturally sensitive care,
equipped with skills to ensure the safety for elderly patients and clients.