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Business Writing Schools in California

There are five schools in the state of California offering business writing programs. 90 students graduated with degrees from California business writing schools in 2010. 56 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 29 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

72 students graduate from business writing programs in California, on average, every year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from business writing programs. Out of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in business writing, five with a degree at the associate's level, and 56 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Five business writing schools are in California. And out of these, while two schools are private, three schools are public. Tuition at a public business writing school is $5,014, while tuition at a private business writing school varies from $27,100 to $28,690.

Average tuition for programs in business writing is $17,652. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,014 each year, is at San Francisco State University, while the highest tuition for business writing programs, which is $28,690 per year, is at Holy Names University.

Business writing schools in this western state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level business writing students sought masters level degrees.

Business Writing Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

72 students graduate from business writing programs in California, on average, every year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from business writing programs. Out of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in business writing, five with a degree at the associate's level, and 56 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Business Writing Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 11
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 39
  • Bachelor 2007: 46
  • Bachelor 2008: 42
  • Bachelor 2009: 42
  • Bachelor 2010: 56

Business Writing Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of seven business writing programs. Of these programs, 42.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Business Writing Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46380
  • 25th Percentile: 59130
  • Median: 79270
  • 75th Percentile: 102010
  • 90th Percentile: 123320

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70420
  • Median Salary 2007: 73490
  • Median Salary 2008: 75680
  • Median Salary 2009: 77470
  • Median Salary 2010: 79270
  • Total Employed 2006: 6670
  • Total Employed 2007: 6810
  • Total Employed 2008: 6760
  • Total Employed 2009: 6830
  • Total Employed 2010: 5820

California vs National Business Writing Employment

California vs National Business Writing Employment

  • Employed in California: 13.230% (5820)

Business Writing Schools in California

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1. Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
(510) 436-1000

Holy Names University, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Oakland, CA and HNU offers one business writing program. In terms of programs, this very small school is the biggest institution in the state of California offering business writing.

2. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College is located in the suburbs of Sacramento, California. This college offers two programs in business writing. Out of those, this community college offers students one business writing certificate and one business writing degree at the associate's level. 33,440 students pursue degrees in 165 American River College programs, overall. This college is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in business writing.

3. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Diego, CA and Point Loma offers one program in business writing. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

4. De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678

De Anza College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cupertino, CA. It offers two programs in business writing. Of those, this college offers one business writing certificate to students and one business writing degree at the associate's level. Overall, 23,630 students seek degrees in 101 programs at this college. It is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering business writing in terms of programs.

5. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University offers one program in business writing and San Francisco State is near the heart of downtown. 29,718 students seek degrees in 138 San Francisco State programs, overall. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering business writing in terms of programs.