When it comes to producing qualified educators, athletic trainers, exercise scientists and sport management professionals—nobody offers more than Wichita State's College of Applied Studies. We combine nationally accredited programs, exclusive scholarships and unmatched applied learning opportunities to give our students everything they need to build bright futures.

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Our Innovative Approach

Career experience built into every program

WSU's College of Applied Studies students combine their classroom learning with real-world experience in a wide range of settings—from Wichita Public Schools and Major League Baseball to Walt Disney World—equipping them with a professional resume and important contacts in their chosen fields.

 

Make a difference in people's lives

Your dream career in education, counseling, athletic training, exercise science or sport management starts with one of our fully accredited, quality degree programs.

 
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Academic Advising at Wichita State University is a personalized way to explore options and make good decisions that help you attain your educational and career goals.

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Each year, the College of Applied Studies gives out thousands of dollars in scholarships, including the Klose Scholarship, which awards up to $33,000 for math or science education majors.

Our Departments

The College of Applied Studies features four departments with degree offerings that touch all aspects of Pre K-12 education, educational administration, sport management, athletic training and exercise science.

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The Counseling, Educational Leadership, Educational and School Psychology (CLES) Department offers graduate degrees and certificates for those seeking to advance their careers in the field of education.
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The School of Education at Wichita State University offers undergraduate and graduate programs for those pursuing or continuing their professional development in teaching and instructional design.

Human performance studies lab.
The Department of Human Performance Studies at Wichita State University prepares students for careers in athletic training, exercise science and physical education.
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Wichita State University's Sport Management program prepares undergraduate and graduate students for careers in the management of sport entertainment, sport participation and sporting goods organizations. 

Our Beautiful Home

The College of Applied Studies is housed in the beautiful Corbin Education Center, designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. We strive to exemplify Wright's vision by applying new technologies, providing active and enriching environments, and fostering educational engagement in everything we do.

Corbin Education Center

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