Public Health Schools In California

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 28 accredited public health schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in California, and the future trends in public health training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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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-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  5. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

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

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

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

    Irvine, California 92697

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

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

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

    500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, California 94143-0244

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  11. Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

    1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, California 90059

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  12. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  13. East Los Angeles College

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099

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  14. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  15. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  16. Mission College

    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897

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  17. Argosy University-San Francisco Bay Area

    1005 Atlantic Avenue, Alameda, California 94501

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  18. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

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

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  20. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  21. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  22. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Brandman University- Part of the Chapman University System

    16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, California 92618

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  24. Argosy University-Orange County

    601 South Lewis Street, Orange, California 92868

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  25. Argosy University-Los Angeles

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

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  26. Argosy University-Inland Empire

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

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  27. Argosy University-San Diego

    1615 Murray Canyon Road, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92108

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  28. Touro University

    1310 Club Drive, Vallejo, California 94592

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Public Health Employment

California 46,710
National 484,220

Approximately 10% of the country's public health professionals work in California state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In California

39,610 44,710 48,260 47,860 46,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, the field of public health is growing. In California, 7,100 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 18%. This is slower than the trend for public health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in California

$65,137 $67,727 $70,020 $69,837 $71,247
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public health professionals are growing in California. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $65,137 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,247 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in California

10th percentile
$38,447
25th percentile
$49,957
50th percentile
$65,743
75th percentile
$87,333
90th percentile
$111,293

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public health professionals earning 189% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in California state.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in California

Emergency Management
$87,020
Health Science
$76,941
Healthcare Administration
$105,190
Healthcare Management
$105,190
Political Science
$89,485
Public Administration
$108,870
Public Health
$71,247
Social Work
$54,122

Public health professionals in California earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
7
master
34
doctor
11
Certificate
10
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The number of students graduating from the 28 accredited public health schools in California is increasing. In California, there were 1,002 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,351 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 35% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in California. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in California

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