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


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Our Innovative Approach

Innovative education leading 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 200 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 high-tech equipment and labs, the College of Health Professions is equipped with everything you need to become a highly qualified health care professional.

Our Departments


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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Students and faculty at the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic have teamed up with the College of Engineering to help a 9-year-old child communicate more effectively.

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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