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Fast Facts for Educational Counselors in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yuba City, Madera and Chico
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Rosa, Bakersfield and Oakland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Diego, Riverside and Santa Ana

Salaries for Educational Counselors in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Modesto, San Jose and Oxnard

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Programs
  • Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology
  • M.A. Psychology
  • Online Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities (beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities.
  • Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WUSCUC).
Programs
  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in GeroPsychology
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Geropsychology
  • Does the Human Mind Fascinate You? Study Psychology! Choose Your Degree:
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in General Psychology
  • Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Convenient online program options available for the master's and bachelor's degree.
  • Speak to an enrollment counselor today and find the degree that is right for you!
Programs
  • M.Ed. - School Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science: Psychology: Addiction and Recovery
  • Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
  • Ranked among top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked 37th among the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Stands as the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation with 100,000+ students.
  • Offers over 230 programs online, from the certificate to the doctoral level.
  • Has a student-faculty ratio of 25:1, and 42.3% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
Programs
  • Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Psychology - BA
  • General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Applied Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology/Child Advocacy

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Programs
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Counseling Psychology (EdD)
  • Counseling Psychology (MA)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies
  • Online Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies
  • Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes are available.
  • Offers lifetime career assistance services to graduates, including resume and cover letter assistance, employer networking, and one-on-one employment counseling.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • 8 campuses located across California, with 3 additional campuses in New Hampshire and Maine and online options.

More California Educational Counseling Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Diego
Doctorate
3,704
Bakersfield
Masters
7,700
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Los Angeles
Doctorate
21,051
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Orange
Masters
6,328
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Loma Linda
Doctorate & First Professional
4,022
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
8,977
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Chatsworth
Doctorate
373
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
Rohnert Park
Masters
8,770
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Educational Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Educational Counselors relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 510 $65,950
Fresno 970 $58,970
Hanford 30 $70,490
Corcoran 30 $70,490
Chico 240 $49,340
El Centro 50 $87,830
Oxnard 530 $65,580
Thousand Oaks 530 $65,580
Ventura 530 $65,580
Redding 150 $45,270
Riverside 2220 $70,790
San Bernardino 2220 $70,790
Ontario 2220 $70,790
Sacramento 1600 $62,650
Roseville 1600 $62,650
Arden 1600 $62,650
Arcade 1600 $62,650
Salinas 240 $47,290
San Diego 2840 $56,970
Carlsbad 2840 $56,970
Los Angeles 9820 $61,920
Long Beach 9820 $61,920
Anaheim 9820 $61,920
Merced 370 $59,270
Modesto 330 $48,570
Napa 120 $68,080
Santa Cruz 140 $61,440
Watsonville 140 $61,440
Santa Maria 340 $43,960
Santa Barbara 340 $43,960
Santa Rosa 320 $60,940
San Francisco 4220 $57,340
Oakland 4220 $57,340
Hayward 4220 $57,340
Stockton 340 $66,050
Lodi 340 $66,050
San Jose 1070 $71,790
Sunnyvale 1070 $71,790
Santa Clara 1070 $71,790
Vallejo 240 $42,760
Fairfield 240 $42,760
Visalia 370 $33,710
Porterville 370 $33,710
Yuba City 100 $66,600
San Luis Obispo 450 $36,450
Paso Robles 450 $36,450
Arroyo Grande 450 $36,450

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