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Entrepreneurship Schools in California

There are 43 California schools offering entrepreneurship programs. 346 students graduated from programs at California entrepreneurship schools in 2010. 189 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 76 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

317 students graduate from entrepreneurship programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, 73 students graduated with entrepreneurship certificates, 76 with a degree at the associate's level, 189 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and eight with a degree at the master's level.

43 entrepreneurship schools are in this state. And out of these, while 38 schools are public, five schools are private. Tuition at a private entrepreneurship school varies from $12,660 to $36,380.

Average tuition for entrepreneurship programs is $26,543. The lowest tuition in California is at the University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley, while the highest tuition for entrepreneurship programs, which is $36,380 per year, is at the University of San Francisco.

California entrepreneurship schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Entrepreneurship Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

317 students graduate from entrepreneurship programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, 73 students graduated with entrepreneurship certificates, 76 with a degree at the associate's level, 189 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and eight with a degree at the master's level.

Entrepreneurship Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 61
  • Certificate 2007: 139
  • Certificate 2008: 50
  • Certificate 2009: 108
  • Certificate 2010: 73
  • Associate 2006: 63
  • Associate 2007: 60
  • Associate 2008: 58
  • Associate 2009: 64
  • Associate 2010: 76
  • Bachelor 2006: 160
  • Bachelor 2007: 186
  • Bachelor 2008: 177
  • Bachelor 2009: 188
  • Bachelor 2010: 189
  • Master 2006: 3
  • Master 2007: 3
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 5
  • Master 2010: 8

Entrepreneurship Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 75 programs in entrepreneurship. Of these programs, about 49.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Entrepreneurship Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 37
  • Associate: 33
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56180
  • 25th Percentile: 74870
  • Median: 109580
  • 75th Percentile: 164550
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 99960
  • Median Salary 2007: 102410
  • Median Salary 2008: 104900
  • Median Salary 2009: 106470
  • Median Salary 2010: 109580
  • Total Employed 2006: 226740
  • Total Employed 2007: 238220
  • Total Employed 2008: 242880
  • Total Employed 2009: 235340
  • Total Employed 2010: 226480

California vs National Entrepreneurship Employment

California vs National Entrepreneurship Employment

  • Employed in California: 13.259% (226480)

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1. Sierra College

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
(916) 624-3333

Sierra College offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, it offers one entrepreneurship certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. This college is in the suburbs of Rocklin, California. Overall, 19,986 students pursue degrees in 118 Sierra College programs.

2. Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

Chabot College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hayward, CA. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, it offers students one entrepreneurship certificate and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. This large school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship.

3. Los Angeles Mission College

13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar, CA 91342-3245
(818) 364-7600

Founded in 1975, Los Angeles Mission College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Sylmar, CA. This college offers subjects such as science and human services. This college offers students 35 certificates and 34 associates level degrees. In 2010, 11,357 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

4. The University of La Verne

1950 Third St
La Verne, CA 91750-4401
(909) 593-3511x4900

The University of La Verne is located in the suburbs of La Verne, California and it offers one program in entrepreneurship. Overall, 8,032 students seek degrees in 63 programs at La Verne. This school is the largest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

5. Cuyamaca College

900 Rancho San Diego Pky
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 660-4000

Cuyamaca College is located in the suburbs of El Cajon, California. This college offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, students are offered one entrepreneurship certificate by this community college and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. Overall, 9,907 students seek degrees in 82 programs at this college.

6. Woodland Community College

2300 E Gibson Rd
Woodland, CA 95776
(530) 661-5700

Founded in 1975, Woodland Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Woodland, California, is in a rural area. This community college offers students 17 certificates and 20 associates level degrees. 2,972 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this public college in 2010. It offers subjects including business management and bookkeeping. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

7. Lake Tahoe Community College

One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-4660

Lake Tahoe Community College is located in town of South Lake Tahoe, California. It offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by it and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

8. The University of Phoenix - Central Valley

45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300
Fresno, CA 93720-1562
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Central Valley is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX, which is 7.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fresno, CA. This school is one of several campuses. Phoenix offers two certificates, 28 bachelors level degrees, and seven masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,554 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as human resources and psychology. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

9. Folsom Lake College

10 College Parkway
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 608-6572

Folsom Lake College, which is very close to Folsom, California, is located in a rural setting. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, this community college offers students one certificate in entrepreneurship and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

10. Santiago Canyon College

8045 E Chapman
Orange, CA 92869-4512
(714) 628-4900

Santiago Canyon College, which is 5.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Orange, CA and this college offers one program in entrepreneurship. 13,123 students seek degrees in 73 Santiago Canyon College programs, overall.

11. Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398
(714) 564-6000

Santa Ana College offers one entrepreneurship program and it is 1.5 miles from the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution.

12. Los Angeles Harbor College

1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744-2397
(310) 233-4000

Los Angeles Harbor College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1949. This school, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Wilmington, CA. It offers subjects including art and architecture. It offers 34 certificates and 32 degrees at the associates level to students. 11,149 students pursued degrees from the 34 programs at this school in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

13. Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601-1616
(562) 692-0921

Rio Hondo College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1960. This school is located in the suburbs of Whittier, California. It offers students 40 certificates and 35 associates level degrees. In 2010, 22,457 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at this school. It offers subjects including special education, forensic nursing, and architecture. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

14. Coastline Community College

11460 Warner Ave.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-2597
(714) 546-7600

Coastline Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1976. This college, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Fountain Valley, CA. This college offers subjects such as math and english. This community college offers 36 certificates and 31 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 11,071 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this college. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

15. Glendale Community College

1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale, CA 91208-2894
(818) 240-1000

Glendale Community College offers two programs in entrepreneurship. More specifically, students are offered one entrepreneurship certificate by it and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. It is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 16,871 students pursue degrees in 127 programs at this big college.

16. Diablo Valley College

321 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 685-1230

Diablo Valley College offers one program in entrepreneurship and it is in the suburbs of Pleasant Hill, California. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

17. Sacramento City College

3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386
(916) 558-2111

Sacramento City College is 2.7 miles from the center of the city. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by it and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. 25,039 students seek degrees in 145 programs at this college, overall. This community college ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

18. The College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
(661) 259-7800

The College of the Canyons is located in the suburbs of Santa Clarita, California. This school offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Of those, this school offers students one entrepreneurship certificate and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. 23,332 students pursue degrees in 107 College of the Canyons programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship.

19. Yuba College

2088 N Beale Rd
Marysville, CA 95901
(530) 741-6700

Yuba College offers two programs in entrepreneurship. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in entrepreneurship and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. It is in the suburbs of Marysville, California. Overall, 7,634 students pursue degrees in 93 Yuba College programs.

20. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Los Angeles Trade Technical College offers one program in entrepreneurship and this school is near the heart of downtown. 15,734 students pursue degrees in 92 programs at this technical college, overall.

21. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

Monterey Peninsula College is in the suburbs of Monterey, California. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in entrepreneurship to students and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

22. Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
(661) 722-6300

Antelope Valley College offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Out of those, it offers students one entrepreneurship certificate and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. It is located in the suburbs of Lancaster, California. It is a public 2-year institution.

23. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California offers one program in entrepreneurship and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. This large school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Phoenix ranks first in the state of California.

24. Chaffey College

5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002
(909) 987-1737

Chaffey College offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, students are offered one entrepreneurship certificate by it and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. This school is located in the suburbs of Rancho Cucamonga, California. Overall, 19,469 students pursue degrees in 168 Chaffey College programs.

25. Reedley College

995 N Reed Ave
Reedley, CA 93654
(559) 638-3641

Reedley College offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Of those, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by it and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. This big school is a public 2-year institution.

26. West Los Angeles College

9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230-3519
(310) 287-4200

West Los Angeles College offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by it and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. It is in the suburbs of Culver City, California. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

27. Golden West College

15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2710
(714) 892-7711

Golden West College offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by this college and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. It is in the suburbs of Huntington Beach, California. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

28. The University of Phoenix - Bay Area

3590 N First St
San Jose, CA 95134-1805
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Bay Area is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in San Jose, CA. Phoenix is one of several campuses. It offers students two certificates, 33 bachelors level degrees, and ten degrees at the masters level. 2,217 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at Phoenix in 2010. This small school offers subjects such as computer programming and finance. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

29. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Founded in 1962, Merced College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 75 certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 11,086 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as radiology technology and history. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

30. Los Angeles City College

855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 953-4000

Los Angeles City College is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. This college offers two entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, this college offers students one entrepreneurship certificate and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. It is a public 2-year institution.

31. 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. It offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Out of those, this community college offers students one entrepreneurship certificate and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the biggest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

32. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College is located in the center of San Diego. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by this community college and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. 18,549 students seek degrees in 145 San Diego City College programs, overall.

33. Santa Monica College

1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
(310) 434-4000

Santa Monica College is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in entrepreneurship to students and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. 31,118 students seek degrees in 84 Santa Monica College programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship.

34. Solano Community College

4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
(707) 864-7000

Solano Community College, which is near Fairfield, is located in a rural area. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, it offers one entrepreneurship certificate to students and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

35. Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
(562) 860-2451

Cerritos College is in the suburbs of Norwalk, California. This college offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Out of those, it offers one entrepreneurship certificate to students and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution.

36. The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State S.
San Jacinto, CA 92583-2399
(951) 487-6752

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District is in the suburbs of San Jacinto, California and it offers one entrepreneurship program. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

37. Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
(949) 582-4500

Saddleback College is in the suburbs of Mission Viejo, California. It offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Of those, this community college offers one entrepreneurship certificate to students and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. 24,793 students seek degrees in 170 Saddleback College programs, overall.

38. Pasadena City College

1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106-2003
(626) 585-7123

Pasadena City College is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, this community college offers one certificate in entrepreneurship to students and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

39. Butte College

3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA 95965-8399
(530) 895-2511

Butte College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. It is located in Oroville, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 65 certificates and 57 associates level degrees by it. 13,293 students pursued degrees from the 65 programs at this community college in 2010. This community college offers subjects including law enforcement, biology, and chemistry. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

40. Fullerton College

321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
(714) 992-7000

Fullerton College is located in the center of Fullerton. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, this community college offers students one entrepreneurship certificate and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship programs.

41. San Jose City College

2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA 95128-2798
(408) 298-2181

San Jose City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by this college and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. 11,120 students seek degrees in 94 programs at this college, overall. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in entrepreneurship.

42. Cypress College

9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630-5897
(714) 484-7000

Founded in 1966, Cypress College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Cypress, California. This college offers subjects such as business, mental health, and hotel management. It offers students 64 certificates and 51 associates level degrees. In 2010, 16,153 students pursued degrees from the 64 programs at this big college. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

43. Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut, CA 91789-1399
(909) 594-5611

Mt. San Antonio College offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Out of those, this college offers one certificate in entrepreneurship to students and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. It is in the suburbs of Walnut, California. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship.

44. The University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley

2860 Gateway Oaks Drive- Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4334
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in entrepreneurship. UPX is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

45. Canada College

4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94061-1099
(650) 306-3100

Founded in 1968, Canada College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Redwood City, California. This college offers 50 certificates and 47 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 6,768 students sought degrees from the 50 programs at this college. It offers subjects including design and political science. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

46. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
(916) 688-7344

Cosumnes River College, which is near the center of the city, is in Sacramento, CA. This college offers two programs in entrepreneurship. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by it and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. This large college is a public 2-year institution.

47. California Lutheran University

60 W Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787
(805) 492-2411

California Lutheran University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Thousand Oaks, CA and CalLutheran offers one program in entrepreneurship. Overall, 3,931 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at CLU. It is the biggest institution in the state of California offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

48. Santa Rosa Junior College

1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395
(707) 527-4011

Santa Rosa Junior College offers one entrepreneurship program and it is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks seventh in the state of California.

49. Cerro Coso Community College

3000 College Hts Blvd
Ridgecrest, CA 93555-9571
(760) 384-6100

Cerro Coso Community College offers two entrepreneurship programs. More specifically, this college offers one entrepreneurship certificate to students and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. This mid-sized college is in Ridgecrest, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 6,642 students seek degrees in 69 programs at this college, overall.

50. Las Positas College

3000 Campus Hill Drive
Livermore, CA 94551-7650
(925) 424-1000

Las Positas College offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in entrepreneurship and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. This school, which is very close to Livermore, California, is in a rural setting. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

51. MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

MiraCosta College offers two entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in entrepreneurship by it and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. It is located in the suburbs of Oceanside, California. This public college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

52. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

Santa Barbara City College offers two programs in entrepreneurship. Out of those, students are offered one entrepreneurship certificate by it and one entrepreneurship degree at the associate's level. It is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. This large college is a public 2-year institution.

53. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco offers one program in entrepreneurship and this school is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in entrepreneurship.

54. Los Medanos College

2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 439-2181

Los Medanos College offers two entrepreneurship programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in entrepreneurship and one degree at the associate's level in entrepreneurship. This college is in the suburbs of Pittsburg, California. It is a public 2-year institution.