Health Science Schools In California

In California, there are 49 accredited schools where health science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in California, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Schools

  1. Barstow Community College

    2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, California 92311

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  2. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  3. California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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  5. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  6. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

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  7. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  8. California State University-Fullerton

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

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  9. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

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  10. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  11. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  12. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  13. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  14. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of California-San Francisco

    500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, California 94143-0244

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  21. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. University of California-Santa Cruz

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Claremont McKenna College

    500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400

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  24. Columbia College in Sonora

    11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370

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  25. Contra Costa College

    2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

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  26. Dominican University of California

    50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, California 94901-2298

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  27. Golden West College

    15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, California 92647-2710

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  28. Harvey Mudd College

    301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, California 91711

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  29. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

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  30. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  31. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  32. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  33. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  34. Pitzer College

    1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101

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  35. Pomona College

    550 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-6319

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  36. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  37. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

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

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  39. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  41. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

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  42. Charles A. Jones Skills and Business Education Center

    5451 Lemon Hill Ave, Sacramento, California 95824-1529

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  43. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

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  44. Southern California College of Optometry

    2575 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-1699

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  45. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  46. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. Academy of Hair Design-Poway

    13266 Poway Rd, Poway, California 92064

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  48. Trident University International

    5665 Plaza Dr, 3rd Flr., Cypress, California 90630-5041

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  49. Touro University

    1310 Club Drive, Vallejo, California 94592

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Cities

  1. Health Science Schools in Claremont, CA5 Schools
  2. Health Science Schools in Los Angeles, CA3 Schools
  3. Health Science Schools in San Francisco, CA3 Schools
  4. Health Science Schools in Riverside, CA3 Schools
  5. Health Science Schools in Fullerton, CA2 Schools
  6. Health Science Schools in Pasadena, CA2 Schools
  7. Health Science Schools in Sacramento, CA2 Schools
  8. Health Science Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  9. Health Science Schools in Sonora, CA1 Schools
  10. Health Science Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  11. Health Science Schools in Davis, CA1 Schools
  12. Health Science Schools in Cypress, CA1 Schools
  13. Health Science Schools in Chico, CA1 Schools
  14. Health Science Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  15. Health Science Schools in Santa Barbara, CA1 Schools
  16. Health Science Schools in Long Beach, CA1 Schools
  17. Health Science Schools in Fresno, CA1 Schools
  18. Health Science Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  19. Health Science Schools in Stanford, CA1 Schools
  20. Health Science Schools in Poway, CA1 Schools
  21. Health Science Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools
  22. Health Science Schools in San Diego, CA1 Schools
  23. Health Science Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  24. Health Science Schools in Barstow, CA1 Schools
  25. Health Science Schools in Vallejo, CA1 Schools
  26. Health Science Schools in Loma Linda, CA1 Schools
  27. Health Science Schools in Berkeley, CA1 Schools
  28. Health Science Schools in San Bernardino, CA1 Schools
  29. Health Science Schools in San Pablo, CA1 Schools
  30. Health Science Schools in San Rafael, CA1 Schools
  31. Health Science Schools in Irvine, CA1 Schools
  32. Health Science Schools in Santa Cruz, CA1 Schools
  33. Health Science Schools in Huntington Beach, CA1 Schools
  34. Health Science Schools in San Jose, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Health Science Employment

California 809,860
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 11% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In California

702,440 735,170 769,340 779,750 643,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in California. 58,970 less health science professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 8%. This decline is slower than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in California

$66,480 $69,675 $73,643 $75,737 $79,093
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in California. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,480 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $79,093 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in California

10th percentile
$43,385
25th percentile
$58,765
50th percentile
$63,027
75th percentile
$72,351
90th percentile
$89,730

Thus, there was a 16% growth in health science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 107%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in California

Biology
$70,178
Biomedical Engineering
$95,450
Health Information
$39,520
Health Information Management
$72,355
Health Science
$76,941
Sonography
$77,260
X Ray Technician
$66,040

Health science professionals in California earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
6
bachelor
37
master
29
doctor
31
Certificate
10
Total113

The number of students graduating from the 49 accredited health science schools in California is increasing. In California, there were 1,329 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,325 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in California by 150%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in California

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