For many years the College of Health Professions (CHP) at Wichita State University has been recognized for excellence in its health professions programs, its clinical education, and its strong community relationships. Located in the City of Wichita, with a metropolitan population of over 400,000 (the largest business, industrial, and cultural center in the state), Wichita State University (enrollment of 15,000 students) is one of six state-supported universities in Kansas and is distinguished by its urban mission and non-traditional student body.
As one of Wichita State University's six degree-granting colleges, the College of Health Professions offers twenty-three health professions programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degree levels. The College enjoys excellent physical facilities, and its health professions programs receive outstanding support from the surrounding health care community, which includes three major medical centers, a Veteran's Administration Center, a state medical school, and numerous clinical facilities and practitioners.
Leading change in healthcare education
The mission of the College of Health Professions is to improve the health of the community by engaging students, faculty, staff, and the larger community in the preparation of healthcare leaders, scholars, and professionals. We create an innovative learning environment embracing: