Small Business Schools In California

Small Business classes faculty can choose to work at one of 54 accredited small business schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in California, and the future trends in small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business
  • Masters degree in Small Business


Schools

  1. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  2. Antelope Valley College

    3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, California 93536-5426

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  3. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  4. California Lutheran University

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

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  5. Canada College

    4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, California 94061-1099

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  6. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  7. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  8. Cerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

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  9. Chabot College

    25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California 94545

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  10. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  11. Coastline Community College

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

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  12. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  13. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

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  14. Cypress College

    9200 Valley View, Cypress, California 90630-5897

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  15. Diablo Valley College

    321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  16. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  17. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

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  18. Golden West College

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

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  19. Reedley College

    995 N Reed Ave, Reedley, California 93654

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  20. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

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  21. Lake Tahoe Community College

    One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

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  22. Los Angeles Harbor College

    1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, California 90744-2397

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  23. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

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

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  24. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  25. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

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  26. Los Medanos College

    2700 East Leland Road, Pittsburg, California 94565

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  27. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  28. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  29. Monterey Peninsula College

    980 Fremont St, Monterey, California 93940-4799

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  30. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  31. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

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

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  32. Pasadena City College

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

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  33. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  34. Rio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

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  35. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  36. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  37. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  38. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

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  39. San Jose City College

    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798

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  40. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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  41. Santa Monica College

    1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405-1628

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  42. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  43. Sierra College

    5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677-3397

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  44. Solano Community College

    4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197

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  45. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

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  46. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

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  47. Las Positas College

    3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, California 94551-7650

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  48. Santiago Canyon College

    8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512

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  49. University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus

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

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  50. University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus

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

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  51. University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus

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

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  52. Folsom Lake College

    10 College Parkway, Folsom, California 95630

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  53. University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus

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

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  54. Woodland Community College

    2300 E Gibson Rd, Woodland, California 95776

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Cities

  1. Small Business Schools in Sacramento, CA4 Schools
  2. Small Business Schools in San Jose, CA2 Schools
  3. Small Business Schools in Los Angeles, CA2 Schools
  4. Small Business Schools in Whittier, CA1 Schools
  5. Small Business Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  6. Small Business Schools in Livermore, CA1 Schools
  7. Small Business Schools in Cypress, CA1 Schools
  8. Small Business Schools in Fountain Valley, CA1 Schools
  9. Small Business Schools in Pittsburg, CA1 Schools
  10. Small Business Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  11. Small Business Schools in Fullerton, CA1 Schools
  12. Small Business Schools in Pasadena, CA1 Schools
  13. Small Business Schools in Orange, CA1 Schools
  14. Small Business Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools
  15. Small Business Schools in Glendale, CA1 Schools
  16. Small Business Schools in Santa Barbara, CA1 Schools
  17. Small Business Schools in Santa Rosa, CA1 Schools
  18. Small Business Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA1 Schools
  19. Small Business Schools in Lancaster, CA1 Schools
  20. Small Business Schools in Folsom, CA1 Schools
  21. Small Business Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  22. Small Business Schools in Ridgecrest, CA1 Schools
  23. Small Business Schools in Rocklin, CA1 Schools
  24. Small Business Schools in La Verne, CA1 Schools
  25. Small Business Schools in Fresno, CA1 Schools
  26. Small Business Schools in Woodland, CA1 Schools
  27. Small Business Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  28. Small Business Schools in Reedley, CA1 Schools
  29. Small Business Schools in Marysville, CA1 Schools
  30. Small Business Schools in El Cajon, CA1 Schools
  31. Small Business Schools in Monterey, CA1 Schools
  32. Small Business Schools in Oroville, CA1 Schools
  33. Small Business Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  34. Small Business Schools in Redwood City, CA1 Schools
  35. Small Business Schools in South Lake Tahoe, CA1 Schools
  36. Small Business Schools in San Diego, CA1 Schools
  37. Small Business Schools in San Francisco, CA1 Schools
  38. Small Business Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  39. Small Business Schools in Huntington Beach, CA1 Schools
  40. Small Business Schools in Pleasant Hill, CA1 Schools
  41. Small Business Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  42. Small Business Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  43. Small Business Schools in Fairfield, CA1 Schools
  44. Small Business Schools in Santa Monica, CA1 Schools
  45. Small Business Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  46. Small Business Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Small Business Employment

California 226,480
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 13% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In California

226,740 238,220 242,880 235,340 226,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Small Business is a shrinking field in California. There were 260 less small business professionals working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in California, this field has shrunk by 0% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of small business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in California

$112,740 $116,480 $121,270 $124,660 $128,440
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by small business professionals is increasing in California. In 2006 small business professionals made a mean salary of $112,740 per year, and in 2010 they made $128,440 per year.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in California

10th percentile
$56,180
25th percentile
$74,870
50th percentile
$109,580
75th percentile
$164,550
90th percentile
$219,520

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of small business. The pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 291%

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in California

Accounting
$52,630
Advertising
$91,762
Business Administration
$106,637
Business Management
$121,280
Finance
$85,560
Forensic Accounting
$71,040
Hospitality
$36,267
Human Resources
$79,150
International Business
$102,440
Management
$95,677
Marketing
$100,852
Project Management
$93,782
Property Management
$74,010
Restaurant Management
$52,030
Risk Management
$90,045
Small Business
$128,440

In California, small business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
42
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
53
Total102

As the number of small business professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 54 accredited small business schools in California state is increasing. In 2006 there were 303 small business graduates from small business courses in California and in 2010 there were 332 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in California. 52% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in California

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