Gerontology Schools In California

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 26 accredited gerontology schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in California, and the future trends in gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology
  • Bachelors degree in Gerontology
  • Masters degree in Gerontology
  • PhD degree in Gerontology


Schools

  1. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  2. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  3. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  4. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  5. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  6. Coastline Community College

    11460 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, California 92708-2597

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  7. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  9. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

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  10. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  11. Mount St. Mary's College

    12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

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  12. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

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  13. Notre Dame de Namur University

    1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, California 94002-1908

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  14. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  15. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  16. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  17. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  19. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

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  20. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  21. College of the Siskiyous

    800 College Ave, Weed, California 96094-2899

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  22. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

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  23. Berkeley City College

    2050 Center St, Berkeley, California 94704

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  24. Brandman University- Part of the Chapman University System

    16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, California 92618

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  25. University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus

    3590 N First St, San Jose, California 95134-1805

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  26. Folsom Lake College

    10 College Parkway, Folsom, California 95630

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Gerontology Employment

California 327,590
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 10% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In California

301,670 308,220 323,550 320,120 327,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, gerontology is a growing field. 25,920 more gerontology professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 9% in California. This is slower than the trend for gerontology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in California

$70,590 $72,114 $75,166 $76,486 $78,812
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by gerontology professionals is increasing in California. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $70,590 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,812 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in California

10th percentile
$42,030
25th percentile
$54,206
50th percentile
$72,214
75th percentile
$93,482
90th percentile
$123,974

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 195% pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology in California.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in California

Gerontology
$78,812
Nursing
$70,248

In California, gerontology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
12
bachelor
5
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
16
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The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited gerontology schools in California is decreasing. In 2006 there were 184 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in California and in 2010 there were 146 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in California. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in California

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