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Forensic Psychology Schools in California

There are three schools in the state of California offering forensic psychology programs. In 2010, 73 students graduated with degrees from California forensic psychology schools. 41 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 32 students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

52 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic psychology, on average, per year. This accounts for close to 14% of students who US schools graduate from forensic psychology programs. Out of those, 41 students graduated with a forensic psychology degree at the master's level and 32 with a doctorate level degree.

Three forensic psychology schools are located in California. And of these, three schools are private. Tuition at a private forensic psychology school varies from $24,654 to $28,690.

Average tuition for programs in forensic psychology is $26,553. The highest tuition for forensic psychology programs, which is $28,690 every year, is at Holy Names University, while the lowest tuition in this state is at California Baptist University.

California schools offer masters degrees and doctoral degrees in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

52 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic psychology, on average, per year. This accounts for close to 14% of students who US schools graduate from forensic psychology programs. Out of those, 41 students graduated with a forensic psychology degree at the master's level and 32 with a doctorate level degree.

Forensic Psychology Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 12
  • Master 2009: 18
  • Master 2010: 41
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 21
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 18
  • Doctorate 2010: 32

Forensic Psychology Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of four forensic psychology programs. Of these programs, about 75% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the doctoral level.

Forensic Psychology Program Availability in California

  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42180
  • 25th Percentile: 57180
  • Median: 79830
  • 75th Percentile: 101360
  • 90th Percentile: 117100

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37960
  • 25th Percentile: 70590
  • Median: 100250
  • 75th Percentile: 115860
  • 90th Percentile: 131310

Career Trends

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85070
  • Median Salary 2007: 91070
  • Median Salary 2008: 101550
  • Median Salary 2009: 98050
  • Median Salary 2010: 100250
  • Total Employed 2006: 1700
  • Total Employed 2007: 2250
  • Total Employed 2008: 2110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1530
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72260
  • Median Salary 2007: 70410
  • Median Salary 2008: 73770
  • Median Salary 2009: 77830
  • Median Salary 2010: 79830
  • Total Employed 2006: 13520
  • Total Employed 2007: 12560
  • Total Employed 2008: 13930
  • Total Employed 2009: 14530
  • Total Employed 2010: 15510

California vs National Forensic Psychology Employment

California vs National Forensic Psychology Employment

  • Employed in California: 15.037% (16750)

Forensic Psychology Schools in California

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1. Alliant International University

10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131-1799
(866) 825-5426

Alliant International University is located near San Diego, CA. It offers two programs in forensic psychology. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the master's level in forensic psychology by Alliant and one forensic psychology degree at the doctorate level. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering forensic psychology programs.

2. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles

617 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 627-2580

Founded in 1979, the Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles is a 4-year institution. The Chicago School, which is near the center of the city, is in Los Angeles, CA. This specialized school is one of several campuses. Students are offered two degrees at the masters level and three doctoral level degrees by the Chicago School. 481 students pursued degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including psychology, clinical psychology, and organizational psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

3. Holy Names University

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

Holy Names University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Oakland, CA and it offers one forensic psychology program. 1,164 students pursue degrees in 61 Holy Names University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering forensic psychology.

4. California Baptist University

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

California Baptist University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Riverside, CA and it offers one forensic psychology program. In terms of programs, Cal Baptist is the second largest institution in the state of California offering forensic psychology.