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Public Health Schools in California

There are 19 California schools offering public health programs. 1,363 students graduated with degrees from California public health schools in 2010. 836 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 438 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,235 students graduate from public health programs in California per year. This accounts for 9% of students who US schools graduate from public health programs. Of those, 29 students graduated with public health certificates, three with a degree at the associate's level, 438 with a bachelor's level degree, 836 with a master's level degree, and 57 with a doctorate level degree.

19 public health schools are located in this state. And of these, while 16 schools are public, three schools are private. Tuition at a public public health school varies from $4,810 to $11,958, while private public health school tuitions are $11,300.

Average tuition for programs in public health is $8,541. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,810 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach, while the highest tuition for public health programs, which is $11,958 per year, is at the University of California-Davis.

California public health schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Public Health Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,235 students graduate from public health programs in California per year. This accounts for 9% of students who US schools graduate from public health programs. Of those, 29 students graduated with public health certificates, three with a degree at the associate's level, 438 with a bachelor's level degree, 836 with a master's level degree, and 57 with a doctorate level degree.

Public Health Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 24
  • Certificate 2007: 19
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 19
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 213
  • Bachelor 2007: 283
  • Bachelor 2008: 275
  • Bachelor 2009: 367
  • Bachelor 2010: 438
  • Master 2006: 732
  • Master 2007: 696
  • Master 2008: 773
  • Master 2009: 739
  • Master 2010: 836
  • Doctorate 2006: 42
  • Doctorate 2007: 53
  • Doctorate 2008: 44
  • Doctorate 2009: 65
  • Doctorate 2010: 57

Public Health Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 56 public health programs. Of these programs, approximately 51.8% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the bachelors level, and the associates level.

Public Health Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 29
  • Doctorate: 11

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33700
  • 25th Percentile: 39520
  • Median: 50190
  • 75th Percentile: 65680
  • 90th Percentile: 80340

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51620
  • 25th Percentile: 70710
  • Median: 97090
  • 75th Percentile: 128000
  • 90th Percentile: 165670

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35540
  • 25th Percentile: 44920
  • Median: 57320
  • 75th Percentile: 71900
  • 90th Percentile: 86750

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22710
  • 25th Percentile: 31540
  • Median: 44210
  • 75th Percentile: 59600
  • 90th Percentile: 74380

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45070
  • 25th Percentile: 60940
  • Median: 78020
  • 75th Percentile: 88550
  • 90th Percentile: 104290

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88610
  • Median Salary 2007: 91230
  • Median Salary 2008: 94050
  • Median Salary 2009: 93430
  • Median Salary 2010: 97090
  • Total Employed 2006: 19540
  • Total Employed 2007: 22880
  • Total Employed 2008: 25470
  • Total Employed 2009: 26750
  • Total Employed 2010: 27300

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44220
  • Median Salary 2007: 45180
  • Median Salary 2008: 47260
  • Median Salary 2009: 45900
  • Median Salary 2010: 50190
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41260
  • Median Salary 2007: 43390
  • Median Salary 2008: 43870
  • Median Salary 2009: 42790
  • Median Salary 2010: 44210
  • Total Employed 2006: 12320
  • Total Employed 2007: 12760
  • Total Employed 2008: 15150
  • Total Employed 2009: 14330
  • Total Employed 2010: 13950

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55500
  • Median Salary 2007: 56350
  • Median Salary 2008: 57560
  • Median Salary 2009: 56940
  • Median Salary 2010: 57320
  • Total Employed 2006: 10430
  • Total Employed 2007: 10920
  • Total Employed 2008: 11840
  • Total Employed 2009: 10800
  • Total Employed 2010: 11490

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68160
  • Median Salary 2007: 69010
  • Median Salary 2008: 70930
  • Median Salary 2009: 71850
  • Median Salary 2010: 78020
  • Total Employed 2006: 3820
  • Total Employed 2007: 4280
  • Total Employed 2008: 4880
  • Total Employed 2009: 4300
  • Total Employed 2010: 5160

California vs National Public Health Employment

California vs National Public Health Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.730% (58650)

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1. Argosy University - San Francisco Bay Area

1005 Atlantic Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 217-4700

Argosy University-San Francisco Bay Area is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Alameda, California. This school is one of several campuses. Argosy offers subjects including psychology and business management. It offers one certificate, four degrees at the bachelors level, seven masters level degrees, and five degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 867 students sought degrees from the 12 programs at this school. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits Argosy.

2. Argosy University - Los Angeles

5230 Pacific Concourse- Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 531-9700

Argosy University-Los Angeles is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. It is one of several campuses. This very small school offers students one certificate, four bachelors level degrees, seven degrees at the masters level, and five doctoral level degrees. 555 students sought degrees from the 12 programs at this school in 2010. Argosy offers subjects including clinical psychology and allied health. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits Argosy.

3. Touro University

1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 638-5276

Touro University is located in Vallejo, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in public health. TU is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

4. Argosy University - Orange County

601 South Lewis Street
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 620-3700

Argosy University-Orange County is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Orange, California. This very small school is one of several campuses. Students are offered two certificates, four degrees at the bachelors level, eight masters level degrees, and five doctoral level degrees by this school. 925 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as allied health and psychology.

5. The University of California - San Francisco

500 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143-0244
(415) 476-9000

The University of California-San Francisco offers one program in public health and UCSF is 2.4 miles from the center of the city. UCSF is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. It is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in public health.

6. Argosy University - Inland Empire

636 East Brier Dr- Suite 120
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 915-3800

Argosy University-Inland Empire is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Bernardino, CA. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered one certificate, four bachelors level degrees, seven degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level by it. In 2010, 710 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as education, mental health, and healthcare. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

7. The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4800

The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California and it offers one program in public health. It is a 4-year institution.

8. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino offers one public health program and it is near the center of the city. CSUSB is a public, 4-year, research institution.

9. Loma Linda University

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

Loma Linda University offers 11 programs in public health. More specifically, it offers two certificates in public health to students, one public health degree at the bachelor's level, six public health degrees at the master's level, and two degrees at the doctorate level in public health. Loma Linda is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California. Overall, 4,266 students pursue degrees in 145 programs at this school. In terms of programs, Loma Linda is the largest institution in the state of California offering public health.

10. City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000

City College of San Francisco is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in public health. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the third largest institution in the state of California offering public health in terms of programs.

11. Argosy University - San Diego

1615 Murray Canyon Road- Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 321-3000

Argosy University-San Diego is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in San Diego, CA. This school is one of several campuses. It offers students one certificate, four degrees at the bachelors level, six degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 353 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school. This school offers subjects including counseling, criminal justice, and business management. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this school.

12. The El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 532-3670

The El Camino Community College District is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1947. It is located in the suburbs of Torrance, California. It offers subjects such as advanced nursing, information technology, and technology. Students are offered 80 certificates and 77 degrees at the associates level by it. 24,756 students pursued degrees from the 82 programs at this college in 2010. 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.

13. East Los Angeles College

1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099
(323) 265-8650

Founded in 1945, East Los Angeles College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Monterey Park, CA. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of California. This community college offers 51 certificates and 38 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 35,100 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this community college. It offers subjects such as design, business administration, and human services. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

14. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This university offers five programs in public health. Of those, this research university offers students one bachelor's level public health degree, two master's level degrees in public health, and two public health degrees at the doctorate level. It is one of 28 research universities in California. This university is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering public health.

15. The University of California - Irvine

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011

The University of California-Irvine offers one program in public health and Irvine is near the heart of downtown. UC Irvine is a public, 4-year, research institution. UC Irvine is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering public health.

16. California State University - Fullerton

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

California State University-Fullerton is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown and CSU Fullerton offers one public health program. Cal State Fullterton is a public 4-year institution.

17. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis offers two programs in public health. Out of those, this university offers one public health certificate to students and one public health degree at the master's level. UC Davis is in the suburbs of Davis, California. UC Davis is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. In terms of programs, this large university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering public health.

18. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in public health. SJSU is a public, 4-year, research institution.

19. San Francisco State University

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

San Francisco State University offers one public health program and this university is near the center of the city. Overall, 29,718 students pursue degrees in 138 programs at SFSU.

20. California State University - Long Beach

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

California State University-Long Beach is near the heart of downtown and LBSU offers one public health program. 33,416 students pursue degrees in 136 CSULB programs, overall.

21. The University of California - San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230

The University of California-San Diego offers two public health programs. UCSD offers students two public health degrees at the doctorate level. This university, which is near the center of the city, is located in La Jolla, CA. UC San Diego is a public, 4-year, research institution. This public university is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering public health programs.

22. The University of California - Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
(310) 825-4321

The University of California-Los Angeles offers seven public health programs. Specifically, it offers students four public health degrees at the master's level and three public health degrees at the doctorate level. Overall, 38,157 students seek degrees in 309 University of California-Los Angeles programs.

23. Mission College

3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054-1897
(408) 988-2200

Mission College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Santa Clara, CA. This college offers two programs in public health. Specifically, this community college offers one certificate in public health to students and one public health degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering public health programs.

24. Santa Rosa Junior College

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

Santa Rosa Junior College is near the center of the city. This college offers two public health programs. Specifically, students are offered one public health certificate by it and one associate's level degree in public health. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of California offering public health.

25. San Diego State University

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

San Diego State University offers four programs in public health. More specifically, it offers three public health degrees at the master's level to students and one public health degree at the doctorate level. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 29,187 students seek degrees in 150 programs at this university.

26. California State University - Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

California State University-Northridge is located in the center of Northridge. Cal State Northridge offers three programs in public health. Of those, this school offers one bachelor's level public health degree to students and two master's level public health degrees. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

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