Wichita State’s College of Health Professions combines quality, accredited degrees with unparalleled access to applied learning in Kansas’ health care hub. From exclusive programs and the latest technology to virtually limitless access to industry experts, hands-on experience and jobs—your high-paying, high-demand career in health care starts here.

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Our Innovative Approach

Bigger city equals more opportunity

WSU’s location in Kansas’ largest city means our health professions students get to do more. Our exceptional health care industry partnerships give you more opportunities to make connections and work beside some of the best professionals in their fields through clinical rotations, interprofessional education and community outreach.

 

A comprehensive health care education

As a Shocker health professions student, you’ll have access to the widest range of quality, accredited degree programs—some not found anywhere else in Kansas. 

 
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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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The College of Health Professions awards more than 200 scholarships and fellowships each year. Students who are admitted and enrolled in a professional CHP program are eligible to apply. In addition, Shockers have access to general scholarships—including freshmen merit scholarships and other forms of financial aid.

CHP Departments

From patient-serving clinics to high-tech equipment and labs, the College of Health Professions is equipped with everything you need to become a highly qualified health care professional.

Community engagement that makes a difference

The College of Health Professions is serious about community outreach. As a CHP student, you'll gain experience while providing vital services to underserved populations throughout your academic career. WSU features three patient-serving clinics and conducts outreach activities like health fairs and screenings year-round. 

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CHP in the news

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The College of Health Professions is featured in the first episode of In Focus by Wichita State TV. Hear our students and faculty share how applied learning in our College is positively impacting education and lives.
Physician Assistant students and faculty
At WSU Old Town, physician assistant students from Wichita State work and study in the building with WSU Tech students. The co-location of institutions creates opportunities for faculty and students to share experiences, lessons and equipment.
Abdul-Mannaan Giles presents his research on Capitol Hill.
Wichita State graduate Abdul-Mannaan Giles was selected out of 400 national entries to present his Alzheimer's research to Harvard University National Collegiate Research Conference and Undergraduate Research Day, and to members of Congress on Capitol Hill.

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