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Gerontology Schools in California

There are eight California schools offering gerontology programs. In 2010, 110 students graduated with degrees from California gerontology schools. 69 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 33 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

110 students graduate from programs in this state in gerontology, on average, every year. This accounts for about 13% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with certificates in gerontology, 33 with a bachelor's level degree, 69 with a master's level degree, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Eight gerontology schools are in California. Of these, while three schools are private, five schools are public. While public gerontology school tuition varies from $4,810 to $5,206, tuition at a private gerontology school varies from $29,800 to $30,132.

Average tuition for gerontology programs is $12,759. The highest tuition for gerontology programs, which is $30,132 per year, is at Mount St Mary's College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,810 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

Gerontology schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Gerontology Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

110 students graduate from programs in this state in gerontology, on average, every year. This accounts for about 13% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with certificates in gerontology, 33 with a bachelor's level degree, 69 with a master's level degree, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Gerontology Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Bachelor 2006: 38
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 43
  • Bachelor 2009: 27
  • Bachelor 2010: 33
  • Master 2006: 89
  • Master 2007: 68
  • Master 2008: 62
  • Master 2009: 87
  • Master 2010: 69
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Gerontology Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 14 programs in gerontology. Of these programs, close to 50% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Gerontology Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 1

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21030
  • 25th Percentile: 26000
  • Median: 33250
  • 75th Percentile: 42070
  • 90th Percentile: 52170

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44460
  • 25th Percentile: 60500
  • Median: 79890
  • 75th Percentile: 100840
  • 90th Percentile: 129810

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35160
  • 25th Percentile: 44520
  • Median: 59230
  • 75th Percentile: 74910
  • 90th Percentile: 87240

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29030
  • Median Salary 2007: 30220
  • Median Salary 2008: 31500
  • Median Salary 2009: 33660
  • Median Salary 2010: 33250
  • Total Employed 2006: 28580
  • Total Employed 2007: 30120
  • Total Employed 2008: 29880
  • Total Employed 2009: 32160
  • Total Employed 2010: 33740

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73770
  • Median Salary 2007: 76670
  • Median Salary 2008: 81130
  • Median Salary 2009: 80210
  • Median Salary 2010: 79890
  • Total Employed 2006: 16610
  • Total Employed 2007: 18090
  • Total Employed 2008: 23600
  • Total Employed 2009: 24960
  • Total Employed 2010: 24260

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45310
  • Median Salary 2007: 49630
  • Median Salary 2008: 48930
  • Median Salary 2009: 55730
  • Median Salary 2010: 59230
  • Total Employed 2006: 10060
  • Total Employed 2007: 10290
  • Total Employed 2008: 10430
  • Total Employed 2009: 13190
  • Total Employed 2010: 13810

California vs National Gerontology Employment

California vs National Gerontology Employment

  • Employed in California: 13.784% (71810)

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1. Mount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
(310) 954-4000

Mount St Mary's College offers one gerontology program and it is near Los Angeles, CA. Overall, 2,862 students seek degrees in 51 programs at this school. The Mount is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering gerontology.

2. The University of La Verne

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

The University of La Verne offers one gerontology program and it is in the suburbs of La Verne, California. This school is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering gerontology.

3. Loma Linda University

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

Loma Linda University is located in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California and this school offers one program in gerontology. Overall, 4,266 students seek degrees in 145 LLU programs. Loma Linda is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering gerontology programs.

4. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton offers one gerontology program and it is near the center of the city. Cal State Fullterton is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of California offering gerontology.

5. San Francisco State University

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

San Francisco State University is near the center of the city and SF State offers one gerontology program. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. SFSU is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering gerontology programs.

6. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento is 3.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one gerontology program. 27,033 students seek degrees in 89 Sacramento State programs, overall. Sac State is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering gerontology.

7. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach is near the center of the city and it offers one gerontology program. Cal State Long Beach is one of 28 research universities in California. This public university is the third largest institution in the state of California offering gerontology.

8. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University offers two programs in gerontology. More specifically, San Diego State offers one bachelor's level degree in gerontology to students and one master's level gerontology degree. It is near the center of the city. 29,187 students seek degrees in 150 programs at San Diego State, overall. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.