Wichita State's College of Health Professions combines quality, accredited degrees with unparalleled access to applied learning in Kansas' health care hub.

CHP students

Innovative education that leads to high-demand career opportunities

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.

Our exceptional industry partnerships give you many opportunities to make connections and work beside some of the best professionals in their fields through clinical rotations and community outreach.


A comprehensive health care education

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

Dental student

The CHP Academic Advising Office provides a personalized pathway to navigate your educational experience. CHP Advisors will also help you choose a path to reach your career goals.

Speech Language Hearing Clinic examination

The College of Health Professions awards more than 90 CHP scholarships and fellowships each year. In addition, CHP students have access to general scholarships—including freshmen merit scholarships and other forms of financial aid.


CHP Departments

From patient serving clinics to cutting edge facilities and laboratories, the College of Health Professions can launch your career in the health care industry.

Our Departments



Changing lives through community service

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

Physical therapy students with baby on baby day

CHP in the news

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Audiology student works on simulation manikin

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has received a gift to create the Audiology Simulation Lab at Wichita State. The lab contains five state-of-the-art Canadian Audiology simulator for Research and Learning (CARL) manikins and auxiliary equipment.

Molecular Diagnostics Lab
Sarah Nickel, Medical Laboratory Sciences faculty member and Technical Director of WSU's Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (MDL), talks about the set-up and function of the MDL. The lab is a high-volume COVID-19 testing facility and has the potential to widen the scope of future medical research at Wichita State. 
Nursing students work on simulation mannequin
WSU and K-State will launch a dual-degree program that will give students the opportunity to earn both a Bachelor of Science from the College of Health and Human Sciences at K-State and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the College of Health Professions at WSU. This is the first and only program of its kind in Kansas.


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