Christian Counseling Schools In California

Christian Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 20 accredited christian counseling schools in California. The trends in California's christian counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in christian counseling includes christian counseling training at the following levels:

  • Christian Counseling Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Christian Counseling
  • Masters degree in Christian Counseling
  • PhD degree in Christian Counseling


Schools

  1. Bethesda Christian University

    730 N. Euclid St, Anaheim, California 92801

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  2. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  4. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

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  5. Life Pacific College

    1100 W. Covina Blvd., San Dimas, California 91773-3298

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  6. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

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  7. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  8. The Master's College and Seminary

    21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California 91321-1200

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  9. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

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  10. Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary

    4824 E Butler, Fresno, California 93727-5097

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  11. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. William Jessup University

    333 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin, California 95765-3707

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  13. Shasta Bible College and Graduate School

    2951 Goodwater Ave., Redding, California 96002

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  14. Simpson University

    2211 College View Drive, Redding, California 96003-8606

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  15. Vanguard University of Southern California

    55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  16. Claremont School of Theology

    1325 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-3199

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  17. Bethel Seminary San Diego

    6116 Arosa St, San Diego, California 92115

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  18. World Mission University

    500 Shatto Pl Ste 600, Los Angeles, California 90020

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  19. King's University

    14800 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, California 91405-2233

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  20. Academy for Jewish Religion-California

    574 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90024

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Christian Counseling Employment

California 39,090
National 371,130

Of all of the christian counseling professionals in the country, nearly 11% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Christian counseling professionals In California

57,060 54,520 46,930 41,810 39,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Christian Counseling is a shrinking field in California. In 2010 there were 17,970 less christian counseling professionals working in California than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of christian counseling has shrunk by 31% in California. This is faster than the trend for christian counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of christian counseling professionals has shrunk by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Christian Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in California

$50,780 $53,703 $54,332 $56,982 $56,075
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Christian Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to christian counseling professionals are growing in California. In 2006 christian counseling professionals made a mean salary of $50,780 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,075 per year.

Salary percentiles for Christian counseling professionals in California

10th percentile
$27,912
25th percentile
$38,500
50th percentile
$51,040
75th percentile
$67,102
90th percentile
$91,455

Thus, christian counseling professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 228% pay differential between the highest paid christian counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of christian counseling in California.

Average Salaries for Christian counseling professionals and related professions in California

Christian Counseling
$56,075
Counseling
$58,067
Ministry
$51,235
Psychology
$89,385
Theology
$72,410

In California, christian counseling professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Christian Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
16
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total29

As the number of christian counseling professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited christian counseling schools in California state is increasing. In California, there were 137 graduates in 2006. And there were 151 graduates from christian counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of christian counseling school degree or certificate graduates in California. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned a master's degree in christian counseling.

Christian Counseling Faculty Salaries in California

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