College of Health Professions Fast Facts

  • CHP students have unparalleled applied learning opportunities with clinical affiliation sites in 45 out of 50 states—from large hospitals and private practices to local schools and neighborhood clinics.
  • Offers a full range of nationally accredited degrees, exclusive programs, the latest technology and virtually limitless access to industry experts, practical experience and jobs.
  • The college features the first and only physician assistant program in the state and the only bachelor of dental hygiene program at a Kansas Regents university.
  • From large hospitals to small clinics WSU’s location in Kansas’ health care hub gives students more opportunities to make connections, build a resume, land their dream job and work beside some of the best professionals in their field through clinical rotations, applied learning and community outreach.
  • Health Professions graduates enjoy some of the highest job placement rates in Kansas—at clinics, hospitals, labs, nursing homes and schools throughout the state.
  • Ahlberg Hall is equipped with the latest tools and technology including high-tech equipment, labs and distance-education classrooms.
  • The Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation Dental Hygiene Clinic features 24 operatories, dispensary and reception area, five radiology areas and an infection control center.
  • WSU’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program is a postdoctoral education program for new dentists. The program operates the Delta Dental of Kansas Dental Clinic, providing high-quality, affordable dental care for the community.
  • WSU Old Town features a state-of-the-art simulation hospital, labor and delivery area, and surgical lab; and the physician assistant and physical therapy graduate degree programs.
  • WSU’s School of Nursing offers an early admission option for WSU freshmen declaring a major in nursing.
  • The university offers Kansas’ only accelerated nursing program from a state university, turning qualified students into qualified nurses in less than 18 months.