College of Health Professions


Wichita State University Health Professions student examines patient

College of Health Professions

Educating healthcare leaders for the good of the region

The College of Health Professions is shaping health care leaders for the 21st century. Students, faculty and staff apply knowledge from the classroom to impact health care, the economy and the vitality of our communities. The College of Health Professions’ location in Kansas’ health care hub means students have unmatched opportunities through applied learning, clinical rotations and community outreach—from large hospitals and private practices to local schools and neighborhood clinics.

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Wichita State University student practicing applied learning experiences in Speech Language Pathology program

What's happening at the College of Health Professions

By the numbers

45 – Number of states in which CHP has clinical affiliations.
18 – Months to complete the accelerated nursing program.
20+ – Health professions programs offered through the CHP.

Greg Hand, Dean

“The College of Health Professions is proud to be on the leading edge of healthcare education. Our innovative programs ensure students are prepared to succeed in the rapidly changing healthcare field and meet our region’s healthcare needs.”

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Wichita State student in Health Professions program
Wichita State students in the Health Professions program

Wichita State health professions students practice what they've learned in the classroom

Healthy and happy: Your gift makes a difference

Every gift to the College of Health Professions makes a unique, long-lasting impact. Not only is it a gift to Wichita State’s students, but to each patient and community they serve. Our students and the college know that access to healthcare is critically important for the success of our community and our state, and they are drawn to the field because they care about people. Make your gift today and ensure they can keep that focus.

Brandi Carlson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene, stays committed to students by committing to dentistry and teaching.

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Because of you

Your gift to the Shocker Fund provides flexible resources to meet the changing needs of our students. More students will have access to programs that enhance their college experience, like tutoring, study abroad, applied learning conferences and competitions, and community service opportunities.

Last year, College of Health Professions students received $44,952  from 634 individual gifts. So far this year, students have received $40,722. With your help, we can beat the previous year’s total so that more students will receive the critical support they need. Make your gift to the College of Health Professions Shocker Fund today.

On behalf of Wichita State students, thank you Shocker Nation.