Wichita State is where the classroom and real-world experience collide. Our unmatched industry connections give Shockers in every major the opportunity to gain practical experience with employers in their areas of interest—preparing them for future success before graduation.

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Academic programs

Whether you want to start, switch or upgrade your career, it all starts with one of our quality academic programs.

Go beyond the books

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Try out a career and get the professional experience you need — before you graduate. WSU's internships and co-ops connect students with employers in their areas of interest, where they can build a resume, earn academic credit and a paycheck.
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Thanks to WSU's extensive study-abroad connections, you can take your WSU education on the road and swap campuses, countries and culture — for a summer, semester or full academic year — while earning credit toward your degree and paying WSU tuition.

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Where can a Wichita State education take you? Just ask our current students and recent grads who’ve taken advantage of our unmatched opportunities to discover their dream careers, conduct groundbreaking research and, ultimately, make a positive impact on their futures—and the world.

Invested in your success

The transition to college life can be challenging. WSU's Office of Student Success is proactive in helping all students maximize their potential and reach their personal goals. Student Success offers personal success coaches, tutoring services and financial advisors to support students straight through from orientation to graduation.

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