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Fast Facts for Lpns in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Hanford and Madera
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Cruz, El Centro and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Santa Ana

Salaries for Lpns in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco

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  • Vocational Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • Multiple accredited campuses across 9 states including CA, TX, NV, & PA
  • 10 + programs including Practical Nursing, Dental and Medical Assisting
  • Provides professional development training & career planning resources
  • Military Student Center (MSC) is committed to the success of military students
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Vista
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  • Vocational Nursing
  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • Medical Assisting
  • Offers programs in nursing, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, dental assisting, and more.
  • Six Campuses across Northern CA: Fremont, San Jose, Sacramento, S. San Francisco, Hayward, and Concord.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, with programmatic approvals from the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with an A+ rating since 2010.
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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Do you aspire to fulfill an evolving healthcare role as a highly-qualified nursing professional? GCU is the place for you.
  • RNs, pursue your BSN or MSN conveniently online, backed by the legacy of GCU's traditional campus.
  • GCU's bachelor's and master's programs prepare students to fill roles in direct care, management, health education and administrative disciplines.
  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at GCU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Develop with hands-on practice, online and lab simulations and in depth peer discussions exploring best practices.
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  • B.S. in Nursing: RN to BSN
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s 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 help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • 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).
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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Began in 1909 as a single classroom in Los Angeles.
  • Offers no-cost dental clinic in Anaheim, where students gain experience by offering a selection of free dental services.
  • Involved in philanthropy, through partnerships with several organizations, such as the California Institute for Nursing and Healthcare (CINHC) and Shriner’s Hospital.
  • Accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission.
  • Has 4 California campuses and 2 other campuses in Florida and Texas.
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  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
  • PhD - Addictions
  • PhD - Gerontology
  • 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
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Health Science
  • 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
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)
  • Online Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN-FNP)
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
  • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • MSN Clinical Nurse Educator
  • MSN Leadership in Healthcare Systems
  • Presents stimulating, thoughtful programs for students in every academic field
  • SACS accredited w/many accreditations per program & 14:1 teacher-student ratio
  • 7 colleges with dozens of majors & programs to choose from for undergrads & grads
  • Beautiful 248 acre campus with ¾ mile waterfront located in Jacksonville, FL
  • Named an “America’s Best College” in the south for 10+ years, US News & World Report

More California Lpns Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
South Gate
Associate
103
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Van Nuys
Associate
638
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Glendora
Associate
11,467
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Weed
Associate
2,782
Joshua Tree
Associate
1,673
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
Quincy
Associate
1,688
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Imperial
Associate
8,682
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Los Angeles
Associate
13,194
Pittsburg
Associate
8,360
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Modesto
Associate
18,546
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Napa
Associate
7,169
Blythe
Associate
3,831
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Porterville
Associate
3,773
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
San Diego
Associate
17,013
Stockton
Associate
18,668
Visalia
Associate
892
Santa Barbara
Associate
21,632
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lpns

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:
Lpns

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 1210 $52,410
Chico 450 $51,250
El Centro 170 $52,660
Fresno 1420 $48,880
Hanford-Corcoran 310 $53,110
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 2650 $56,320
Salinas 730 $57,130
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 28340 $50,940
Madera 260 $53,080
Merced 190 $52,670
Modesto 880 $49,250
Napa 160 $57,770
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 1050 $53,880
Redding 340 $49,950
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 7680 $48,900
San Diego-Carlsbad 5180 $54,460
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 7380 $59,510
Stockton-Lodi 1120 $54,110
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 2180 $60,700
Vallejo-Fairfield 860 $57,450
Visalia-Porterville 640 $47,800
Yuba City 250 $52,980
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande N/A $51,120
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 430 $51,850
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 520 $58,080
Santa Rosa 840 $55,190

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