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Christian Counseling Schools in California

There are 18 California schools offering Christian counseling programs. In 2010, 201 students graduated with degrees from California Christian counseling schools. 124 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 69 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

185 students graduate from Christian counseling programs in California, on average, per year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from Christian counseling programs. More specifically, two students graduated with certificates in christian counseling, 69 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 124 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

18 Christian counseling schools are located in this state. And of these, 18 schools are private. Private Christian counseling school tuition varies from $4,420 to $37,372.

Average tuition for programs in christian counseling is $28,882. The highest tuition for Christian counseling programs, which is $37,372 per year, is at the University of San Diego, while the lowest tuition in California is at World Mission University.

Christian counseling schools in this Pacific Coast state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Christian Counseling Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

185 students graduate from Christian counseling programs in California, on average, per year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from Christian counseling programs. More specifically, two students graduated with certificates in christian counseling, 69 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 124 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Christian Counseling Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 11
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 5
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 59
  • Bachelor 2007: 81
  • Bachelor 2008: 85
  • Bachelor 2009: 69
  • Bachelor 2010: 69
  • Master 2006: 47
  • Master 2007: 54
  • Master 2008: 59
  • Master 2009: 63
  • Master 2010: 124
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 17
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Christian Counseling Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 27 programs in christian counseling. Of these programs, around 51.9% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Christian Counseling Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 5
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 14
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27170
  • 25th Percentile: 35360
  • Median: 43950
  • 75th Percentile: 55200
  • 90th Percentile: 71000

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28640
  • 25th Percentile: 41870
  • Median: 55330
  • 75th Percentile: 72820
  • 90th Percentile: 98770

Career Trends

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39060
  • Median Salary 2007: 40680
  • Median Salary 2008: 43110
  • Median Salary 2009: 46540
  • Median Salary 2010: 43950
  • Total Employed 2006: 2910
  • Total Employed 2007: 3270
  • Total Employed 2008: 3250
  • Total Employed 2009: 4240
  • Total Employed 2010: 3190

Clergy — Employment Trend

Clergy — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48850
  • Median Salary 2007: 50660
  • Median Salary 2008: 51960
  • Median Salary 2009: 55350
  • Median Salary 2010: 55330
  • Total Employed 2006: 4230
  • Total Employed 2007: 4250
  • Total Employed 2008: 3950
  • Total Employed 2009: 3970
  • Total Employed 2010: 4330

California vs National Christian Counseling Employment

California vs National Christian Counseling Employment

  • Employed in California: 10.598% (7520)

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1. The Master's College and Seminary

21726 Placerita Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91321-1200
(661) 259-3540

The Master's College and Seminary is in the suburbs of Santa Clarita, California. It offers three Christian counseling programs. Specifically, students are offered one Christian counseling degree at the bachelor's level by it, one degree at the master's level in christian counseling, and one doctorate level christian counseling degree. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling.

2. Simpson University

2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003-8606
(530) 224-5600

Simpson University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1921. Sompson, which is very close to Redding, California, is located in a rural area. SU offers subjects such as forensic accounting and healthcare management. This liberal arts college offers two associates level degrees, 27 degrees at the bachelors level, and six masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,216 students pursued degrees from the 30 programs at this liberal arts college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits Sompson. SU is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

3. The Claremont School of Theology

1325 N College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711-3199
(909) 447-2500

The Claremont School of Theology is located in the suburbs of Claremont, California and it offers one program in christian counseling. Overall, 365 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school.

4. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University is located in the suburbs of La Mirada, California and this school offers one Christian counseling program. 6,113 students seek degrees in 62 Biola University programs, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of California offering Christian counseling programs.

5. King's University

14800 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91405-2233
(818) 779-8040

King's University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Van Nuys, CA and the King's offers one Christian counseling program. The King's is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in christian counseling.

6. The Shasta Bible College and Graduate School

2951 Goodwater Ave.
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 221-4275

The Shasta Bible College and Graduate School offers one program in christian counseling and SBC, which is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Redding, CA.

7. La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92515-8247
(951) 785-2000

La Sierra University offers one program in christian counseling and this school, which is 6.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Riverside, CA. LSU is a 4-year institution. La SIerra is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering Christian counseling programs.

8. Bethesda Christian University

730 N. Euclid St
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 517-1945

Founded in 1976, Bethesda Christian University is a 4-year institution. BCU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Anaheim, CA. It offers subjects including counseling, language, and theology. It offers one certificate, nine bachelors level degrees, and four degrees at the masters level to students. 338 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school in 2010. The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation accredits BCU.

9. Bethel Seminary - San Diego

6116 Arosa St
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 582-8188

Bethel Seminary-San Diego is 6.3 miles from the center of the city and Bethel offers one Christian counseling program. 182 students pursue degrees in five Bethel programs, overall.

10. The Academy for Jewish Religion - California

574 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 824-1586x452

The Academy for Jewish Religion-California offers one Christian counseling program and this school is near Los Angeles, CA. It is a 4-year institution.

11. Life Pacific College

1100 W. Covina Blvd.
San Dimas, CA 91773-3298
(909) 599-5433

Life Pacific College is located in the suburbs of San Dimas, California and it offers one Christian counseling program. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

12. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California. This school offers two programs in christian counseling. More specifically, Loma Linda offers one certificate in christian counseling to students and one degree at the master's level in christian counseling. This school is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. It is the second largest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling in terms of programs.

13. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University is near Los Angeles, CA and LMU offers one program in christian counseling. It is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering Christian counseling programs.

14. Epic Bible College

5225 Hillsdale at Madison
Sacramento, CA 95842
(916) 348-4689

Epic Bible College is located in the suburbs of Sacramento, California and it offers one Christian counseling program. This specialized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering Christian counseling programs.

15. 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. It offers five Christian counseling programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in christian counseling by this school, one degree at the bachelor's level in christian counseling, and two master's level christian counseling degrees. 1,164 students seek degrees in 61 Holy Names University programs, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling in terms of programs.

16. William Jessup University

333 Sunset Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3707
(916) 577-2200

William Jessup University offers two Christian counseling programs. Specifically, it offers one Christian counseling certificate to students and one bachelor's level degree in christian counseling. This school, which is very close to Rocklin, California, is in a rural setting. 721 students pursue degrees in 26 programs at this school, overall. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling.

17. World Mission University

500 Shatto Pl Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 388-1000

World Mission University offers one program in christian counseling and this school, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Los Angeles, CA. This school is a 4-year institution. WMU is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling in terms of programs.

18. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in christian counseling. Overall, 8,201 students pursue degrees in 78 University of San Diego programs. This school is the second largest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling.

19. California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
(951) 689-5771

California Baptist University, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Riverside, CA and it offers one Christian counseling program. Overall, 4,715 students seek degrees in 58 programs at this school.

20. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California offers two Christian counseling programs. Specifically, this school offers students one bachelor's level degree in christian counseling and one master's level degree in christian counseling. This school, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. 2,055 students seek degrees in 35 Vanguard University of Southern California programs, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering christian counseling in terms of programs.