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. 

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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.

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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.


Departments and Programs

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



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. 

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Nursing students work on simulation manikin

The College of Health Professions (CHP) has initiated a major expansion to its clinical simulation capabilities. Students across the CHP’s clinical degree programs will have increased exposure to high-tech robotic simulated patients in preparation for treating humans.

Physician Assistant faculty and student work on simulation manikin

The College of Health Professions has reorganized its general health science courses into the Scientific Foundations Division. The restructuring is designed to better prepare students for upper division clinical classes and graduate programs. The division will increase the coordination of instruction across the Scientific Foundations Division courses and will provide a new focus on simulation modeling with robotic technology. 

Nursing students work on simulation mannequin

Wichita State University welcomed the first class for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program on the Kansas State University campus. The WSU nursing program is part of the Pathway to Nursing program with K-State, a unique dual-degree program that gives students the opportunity to first earn a Bachelor of Science degree from K-State, and then a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from WSU. This is the first dual degree program between WSU and K-State, and the first and only BSN program in Kansas located at two state universities.


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