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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
  • Master of Arts in School Counseling
  • Certificate in School Counseling
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology program helps students prepare for careers in counseling, marketing/sales, human services, ministry, and more.
  • The School of Psychology & Counseling received a 95% match rate for 4th year Psy.D. student internships in 2015.
  • Programmatic accreditation for psychology programs is provided by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • 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.
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Fairfield
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Programs
  • B.A. in Psychology
  • B.S. in Human Services / Counseling
  • Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
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
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
Programs
  • BA in Psychology
  • Earn your degree online from Ashford University!
  • Choose from Undergraduate and Graduate classes
  • Business, Health Care, Psychology and Liberal Arts programs to choose from
  • Apply Now! Classes begin every Tuesday!
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
  • PhD in Psychology
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
  • M.S. Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Psy.D. Marital and Family Therapy
  • 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 Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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Irvine
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Programs
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Counseling Psychology (EdD)
  • Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy (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.

More California Educational Counseling Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 740 $56,320
Chico 270 $51,710
El Centro 60 $83,560
Fresno 1020 $59,740
Hanford 60 $70,360
Corcoran 60 $70,360
Sacramento 1310 $67,710
Roseville 1310 $67,710
Arden 1310 $67,710
Arcade 1310 $67,710
Salinas 290 $46,460
San Diego 2550 $58,970
Carlsbad 2550 $58,970
Los Angeles 10010 $62,160
Long Beach 10010 $62,160
Anaheim 10010 $62,160
Merced 340 $57,740
Modesto 340 $50,240
Napa 130 $66,380
Oxnard 510 $69,090
Thousand Oaks 510 $69,090
Ventura 510 $69,090
Redding 180 $50,190
Riverside 2240 $70,720
San Bernardino 2240 $70,720
Ontario 2240 $70,720
San Francisco 4020 $57,560
Oakland 4020 $57,560
Hayward 4020 $57,560
Stockton 320 $70,010
Lodi 320 $70,010
San Jose 1260 $75,710
Sunnyvale 1260 $75,710
Santa Clara 1260 $75,710
Vallejo 240 $55,440
Fairfield 240 $55,440
Visalia 380 $39,210
Porterville 380 $39,210
Yuba City 70 $62,580
San Luis Obispo 400 $44,520
Paso Robles 400 $44,520
Arroyo Grande 400 $44,520
Santa Cruz 390 $49,260
Watsonville 390 $49,260
Santa Maria N/A $50,050
Santa Barbara N/A $50,050
Santa Rosa 330 $58,350

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