Human Resources Schools In California

In California, there are 43 accredited schools where human resources classes faculty can find employment. The trends in California's human resources academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in human resources includes human resources training at the following levels:

  • Human Resources Certificate
  • Associates degree in Human Resources
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Masters degree in Human Resources
  • PhD degree in Human Resources


Schools

  1. Phillips Graduate Institute

    5445 Balboa Blvd, Encino, California 91316-1509

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  2. California Institute of Integral Studies

    1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94103

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  3. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

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  4. Alliant International University

    10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, California 92131-1799

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  5. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

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  6. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  7. Claremont Graduate University

    150 E Tenth St, Claremont, California 91711-6160

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  8. DeVry University-California

    901 Corporate Ctr Dr, Pomona, California 91768-2642

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  9. Fielding Graduate University

    2112 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, California 93105-3538

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  10. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

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  11. Golden Gate University-San Francisco

    536 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94105-2968

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  12. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

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  13. John F Kennedy University

    100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, California 94523-4817

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  14. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

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  15. Laney College

    900 Fallon St, Oakland, California 94607

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  16. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

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  17. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

    400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90015-4181

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  18. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

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  19. Naval Postgraduate School

    1 University Circle, Monterey, California 93943

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  20. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Pitzer College

    1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101

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  23. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  24. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  25. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

    8400 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, California 93291-9283

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  27. San Jose City College

    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798

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  28. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  29. Saybrook University

    747 Front Street, San Francisco, California 94111-1920

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  30. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

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  31. Simpson University

    2211 College View Drive, Redding, California 96003-8606

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  32. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

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  33. Brandman University- Part of the Chapman University System

    16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, California 92618

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  34. University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus

    3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100, San Diego, California 92123-4403

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  35. University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus

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

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  36. University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus

    3100 Bristol Street, Suite 500, Costa Mesa, California 92626-3099

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  37. Ventura Adult and Continuing Education

    5200 Valentine Rd, Ventura, California 93003-0000

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  38. University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus

    2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, California 95833-4334

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  39. Institute of Technology Inc

    564 W Herndon, Clovis, California 93612

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  40. University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus

    45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300, Fresno, California 93720-1562

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  41. Argosy University-Los Angeles

    5230 Pacific Concourse, Suite 200, Los Angeles, California 90045

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  42. San Joaquin Valley College-Online

    801 S. Akers St, Visalia, California 93277-9528

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  43. Argosy University-Inland Empire

    636 East Brier Dr, Suite 120, San Bernardino, California 92408

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Human Resources Employment

California 69,700
National 635,670

Of all of the human resources professionals that work in the US, approximately 12% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Human resources professionals In California

35,810 38,420 39,690 38,510 26,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, human resources is a shrinking field. In California, 9,350 less human resources professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in California, this field has shrunk by 26% in four years. This is slower than the trend for human resources professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human resources professionals has shrunk by 37% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Resources VS. All Professions salaries in California

$50,025 $51,325 $52,130 $52,585 $83,900
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of human resources professionals is declining, the salaries paid to human resources professionals are increasing in California. Human resources professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $50,025 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $83,900 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in California

10th percentile
$50,140
25th percentile
$61,410
50th percentile
$77,990
75th percentile
$99,025
90th percentile
$120,060

This represents a 40% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In California state, within the field of human resources, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid human resources professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in California

Business
$109,340
Business Administration
$106,637
Business Management
$121,280
Human Resources
$79,150

In California, human resources professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Human Resources programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
8
bachelor
18
master
26
doctor
5
Certificate
15
Total72

The number of students graduating from the 43 accredited human resources schools in California is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,427 human resources graduates from human resources courses in California and in 2010 there were 1,640 graduates.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of human resources school degree or certificate graduates in California. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with a master's degree in human resources.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in California

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