A Guide to Online Colleges in California

There’s something for everyone in the most populous state in the Union: beaches, mountains, deserts, wine country, and giant Sequoias. California is home to two of the nation’s largest economies, the birthplace of modern computing, Hollywood, booming entertainment or solitude and quality of life. It’s also home to perhaps the largest number of in-state online learning opportunities of anywhere in the nation. And while one of the largest perks of online education is being able to complete your schooling from anywhere, there are a number of reasons why students prefer (and rightfully so) to obtain online degrees from colleges in their own state.
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wallet_iconIn-state tuition is often applied to public schools offering online programs. Many online programs require some face-to-face time, or more numerous support services at their brick and mortar locations. Intensive study experiences–often on the weekends or in several week long bouts–enable many online students to accelerate their time until graduation. And students looking at online education can drastically expand their educational options if they also look to hybrid degrees (degrees where degrees can be taken partially, or mostly online). Finally, one of the most common stipulations in scholarships is that students be from a certain state or region, often more funds are available to students seeking degrees in-state.
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ucla-mbaMany of the top public schools in California offer online programs of study at the associates through doctoral levels. UCLA, a top 25 ranked national university according to US News offers 27 programs of study fully online, while UC Berkeley and Stanford offer one each. Meanwhile the California State University system is perhaps the most varied and readily available group of online universities in the state, boarding 74 fully online programs at 9 campus locations. Available across the state, these locations include Channel Islands, Chico, Dominguez Hills, East Bay, Fullerton, Northridge, Sacramento, San Marcos, and Stanislaus locations of Cal State. Many CSU campuses are also great buys, offering tuition at between $280 and $500 per unit. The Naval Postgraduate School also offers 13 degrees for Naval officers furthering their training and career. For those looking to obtain an associates degree or certification, or to save funds and transfer into a four year program, a number of community colleges also offer online programs.
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6. USCA wealth of online offerings are also available from the private universities in California. Offering degrees ranging from masters in law (L.L.M.) to degrees in divinity. Leading the pack in terms of private offerings are National University, Golden Gate University (San Francisco), and Brandman University, offering a total of over 200 fully online degrees. The University of Southern California’s USC Online is the most prestigious private online university in the state, offering over 80 fully online programs, 69 at the masters level, one doctoral level program, and the rest graduate certifications.

Compared with the rest of the nation, California is in the middle of the pack in terms of higher education tuition costs. In 2014-2015, the average annual tuition for a full time undergraduate student in California was $13,492 or within $300 of the national average. For the same year, Harvey Mudd College represented the most expensive of educational institutions. Yet at $48,315 was typically priced compared to other top ranked private colleges. For a state boasting quite a number of top–internationally–ranked universities, tuition costs are relatively low. And for students looking to pay in-state tuition at one of the many top ranked public schools in the state, tuition is quite reasonable. UCLA, a top 25 ranked national university, came in at under the state average for tuition and was largely representative of other in-state offerings.

Los Angeles has perhaps the widest array of online offerings of any city in the country, helping to serve the hundreds of thousands of higher education students located in Los Angeles and the near continuous urban zone surrounding the city and county. For students hoping to achieve diplomas, associates, or community college degrees, all LACCD colleges (the largest community college system in the nation) offer online offerings that can be complemented by the support services of nearby brick and mortar locations. Top ranking online programs in the LA area include UCLA’s #1 nationally ranked online graduate program in engineering (the University of Southern California ranked second in the category). As well as Pepperdine’s top ranked online MBA, Loyola Marymount University’s top ranked online graduate programs in education, and the University of Southern California’s top ranked online computer information technology program.

In terms of online education and employment opportunities, Los Angeles is one of the highest opportunity locations we’ve surveyed in our guide. Opportunity comes at a cost, with LA costing 144% of the national average. This is comparable, however, with many California metros. And while tech and tourism provide tons of opportunities in the Bay Area, LA is one of the very biggest economies in the nation. Whatever field you’re trying to enter, there are probably a number of options in the nation’s second largest metro.

Four San Diego-based traditional universities offer online degrees, as well as three locations of the San Diego Community College District (and their school of continuing education). Notable online offerings include five LLM (Legal Masters of Law) offerings from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law as well as varied graduate level offerings at Point Loma Nazarene University, the University of San Diego, and San Diego State University. Schools based in San Diego known for top ranked online programs include the University of San Diego (known for graduate-level non-MBA business offerings) And San Diego State University (known for graduate-level education offerings).

For online students trying to start (or build on) a life in their locale of study, San Diego is an impressively livable city boasting a mild climate, miles of beaches, nightlife and a bustling economy.

The Bay Area boasts a number of online programs as well as the nation’s largest high tech job market. A masters in information and data science is a great way to land a job in Silicon Valley, and may be taken entirely online through UC Berkeley. A masters of science in statistics is also available through Stanford University fully online. Meanwhile, Golden Gate University in San Francisco boasts one of the largest arrays of online degrees available in California (47 in total), including nationally ranked online bachelors programs according to US News. Other online degree providers in the Bay Area include Foothill College (Los Altos Hills), the California Institute of Integral Studies (San Francisco), the University of California (San Francisco), Palo Alto University (Palo Alto), and Saybrook University (San Francisco).

City
Population
Cost of Living
Top Industries
Local Online Degrees
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
12,150,996
144%
Defense, tourism, technology
8
Riverside-San Bernardino
1,932,666
117%
Health care, agriculture
2
Sacramento
1,723,634
117%
Technology, health care, government
1
San Jose
1,664,496
157%
Technology, Education
1
Fresno
654,628
106%
Agriculture, health care
0
Concord
615,968
139%
retail, tourism, health care
0
Mission Viejo-Lake Forest-San Clemente
583,681
159%
Retail, tourism, health care
0
Bakersfield
523,994
106%
Agriculture, manufacturing, natural resources
0

15 Results Name Number of Online Degrees US News Rank School TypeRank
Name

University of Southern California

Online Programs

70

US News Rank

National 23

Type

Private

1
The University of Southern California is California’s oldest private research university, and one of the best research universities in the world. USC has a strong history of innovation and has produced the fourth highest number of billionaire graduates of any university in the United States. While USC has a high sticker price, they’re one of the highest ranked universities to regularly offer half and full tuition merit scholarships, leading to the revered spot of being the 4th most economically diverse university in the nation. 70 programs are offered online, 69 at the masters level. A large portion of online offerings are in computer science, engineering, and green technology fields. And as a university it’s hard to do better for networking in these fields, with USC alumni founding a number of large tech companies: Myspace, Lucasfilm, Salesforce.com, Intuit, Riot Games, Tinder, and Qualcomm. According to US News, USC comes in second behind their cross-town rival UCLA for online graduate engineering degrees.
Name

University of California-Los Angeles

Online Programs

27

US News Rank

National 23

Type

Public

2
The University of California Los Angeles is routinely ranked as one of the twenty best universities in the world by a number of ranking institutions. While generally seen as at least as prestigious as their cross-town rival USC, their online offerings are more limited (though still expansive). UCLA offers 27 online degrees, split fairly evenly between undergraduate and masters level offerings. With over ten undergraduate offerings, UCLA is perhaps the most prestigious college in the nation to offer baccalaureate degrees online. And as a public institution their fees are generally lower than USC. Education and nursing graduate degrees are most heavily represented in UCLA’s online offerings, and are presented by two departments routinely ranked in the top 20 in the nation. With online education, it’s hard to attend a better school than UCLA, particularly if you’re living in California during your education.
Name

Azusa Pacific University

Online Programs

23

US News Rank

National 175

Type

Private

3
Azusu Pacific University is a private Wesleyan-Holiness, evangelical Christian university located close to Los Angeles. APU is the second largest Evangelical Christian student body in the United States, and the highest ranked religiously affiliated program in our ranking. 23 programs are offered fully online through Azusa Pacific University, and it’s our top ranked program to offer associates degrees fully online. Associates offerings include a general associates of the arts, and a healthcare administration route. 6 bachelors level offerings are available largely in business and health care. While a number of masters degrees-largely in education disciplines- are also available.
Name

Hope International University

Online Programs

29

US News Rank

Regional 20

Type

Private

4
Hope International University is a private religious university whose brick and mortar location is located in Fullerton, California. While the university is non-denominational, it has strong ties to the Restoration Movement as well as Church of Christ denomination. 29 degrees are offered fully online including one associates-level offering, nine bachelors level offerings, and nineteen masters level programs. Masters level online programs largely consist of various specializations in masters of management, as well as masters degrees in ministry. Bachelors level offerings are in liberal studies/teacher preperation, as well as human development.
Name

California Baptist University

Online Programs

40

US News Rank

Regional 39

Type

Private

5
California Baptist University is a private, Baptist liberal arts college located in Riverside California. The University is controlled by the California Southern Baptist Convention, and the third religiously affiliated program in our top 5 programs. 40 online programs are available through CBU, with about two thirds offered at the baccalaureate level. Available bachelors degrees include a wide range representative of the most popular offerings of most undergraduate colleges. Graduate degrees are largely comprised of masters of science in education. Graduate level education and business administration programs are routinely recognized for some of the best faculty credentials of online schools in the nation. While accelerated programming helps to lower time until degree as well as the total cost of programs. For an online religiously-affiliated education based in California, it’s hard to do better than California Baptist University.
Name

Biola University

Online Programs

11

US News Rank

National 161

Type

Private

6
Biola University is a private Christian University located less than 20 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The university is one of the more religious presented in our ranking, with Biola standing for the original name of the university: Bible Institute of Los Angeles. Today the university is non-denominational but largely comprised of Baptist and Evangelical Free students. Over 40 courses of study are offered at the university from bachelors through doctoral level. Eleven offerings are available online, largely centered around MA in teaching degrees. Biola also offers online offerings for high schoolers as well as a database of open online learning opportunnities on Christian academic topics. For Christian educators trying to further their careers, Biola is one of the best online learning options for the state of California.
Name

National University

Online Programs

95

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Private

7
National University is the second largest institution of higher education in California, and the twelfth largest in the United States. Beginning in 1996 the university jumped into online education, one of the first universities in the world to do so. NU also has campuses throughout several states, and fourteen in California. This makes the University a great choice for students looking to take advantage of in-person support services during their online education.Degrees are offered from associates through doctoral levels, and include many options for teaching licensure. With 95 online programs, NU has the most expansive online offerings of any online-degree granting institution in California. Their education offerings are particularly mainstream, with NU holding teaching contracts with 643 California school districts. 70% of all teachers in San Diego recieved their licensure through NU. NU is also often noted for being one of the top schools for servicemembers or veterans.
Name

Brandman University

Online Programs

55

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Private

8
Brandman University is a private, not-for profit university with over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington. Centered around providing educational opportunities for working adults, Brandman structures their curriculum around the IDEAL model (Instructional Design for Engaged Adult Learning). The IDEAL model blends flexibility and learning strategies preffered by many adult learners. Currently 55 online degrees are offered at the associates through masters level. Degree offerings are particularly job-centered, with many programs in business, technology, criminal justice, and education. Teacher credentialing is also offered online. For servicemembers stationed in California (as well as veterans), Brandman is often reffered to as one of the most military friendly schools in the US.
Name

Golden Gate University-San Francisco

Online Programs

47

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Private

9
Golden Gate University is a private nonprofit university located in the financial district of San Francisco. One of the few online universities with a campuses in the Bay Area in our ranking, GGU specializes in continuing education for professionals through its schools for law, business, taxation, and accounting. Undergraduate offerings are practical and geared towards adult learners with generous transfer policies and prior learning experience credits. Degrees are primarily in business and management fields at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level offerings are slightly more diverse and include business, management, psychology, public administraiton, and law. The school is one of two in the state of California that offers an online law degree. GGU offers one of the widest spreads of online programs of any California schools ranked.
Name

Pepperdine University

Online Programs

7

US News Rank

National 52

Type

Private

10
Pepperdine University is a private research university associated with the Churches of Christ located in Los Angeles County (Malibu). Pepperdine is one of the most prestigious institutions offering online courses in California, and though offerings are more slim than other schools in our ranking they do cover a number of in-demand subjects. Masters in business administration degrees are available online with concentrations in finance, general management, leadership, and marketing. A MA in learning technologies is also available. Pepperdine is generally ranked in the top 60 research institutions in the nation.
Name

California State University-Fullerton

Online Programs

10

US News Rank

Regional 37

Type

Public

11
California State University at Fullerton is a public research university that is part of one of the 23 campuses of the California State University system. The University offers 240 degrees, half of which are at the bachelors level. Roughly the other half of degrees offered are masters level, with three doctoral degrees. Online offerings are largely centered around masters degrees in education as well as in environmental engineering, information technology, and software engineering. Bachelors degrees in business administration are sociology are also offered online. CSU Fullerton is designated as both a Hispanic-serving institution as well as an an Asian American Pacific Islander American and Native American serving institution.
Name

California State University-East Bay

Online Programs

20

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Public

12
California State University, East Bay is a public research university located in Hayward, California, and tasked with serving the eastern Bay Area. The university is known as a top masters granting institution in the west, with strong programs in business, education, as well as music. CSU East Bay is also noted for their sustinability efforts, with large solar arrays and as one of the first universities in the country to begin working on a fuel cell. The University began an aggresive building program in 2005, and has since opened state-of-the-art facilities for business, technology management, engineering, multimedia, science, and online degree programs. Online offerings include a wide array of bachelors level offerings as well as a handful of masters degrees.
Name

University of La Verne

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

National 160

Type

Private

13
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit religious university located in La Verne, with a number of smaller campuses spread throughout the greater Los Angeles region. On the religious front, the University of La Verne is associated with the denomination of the Church of the Brethren. Online offerings include bachelors of science degrees in business administration, organizational management, and public administration. Masters level offerings include a masters in child development and an MBA. The University is classified as a ranked national university, with a wide range of traditional undergraduate and graduate programs, and a newly ABA accredited law school.
Name

California State University-Northridge

Online Programs

12

US News Rank

Regional 70

Type

Public

14
California State University, Northridge is a public research university located in the San Fernando Valley portion of Los Angeles. The University is the largest in the California State University and is the second largest comprehensive university in California behind UCLA. University offerings are primarily offered at the bachelors and masters level, with 134 programs in total. Three doctoral programs are also offered. The University is one of the top 10 in the nation for awarding bachelors degrees to minorities, and is noted for hosting the Center for Deafness as well as the International Conference on Technology and People with Disabilities. Online offerings center around masters level programs largely in education and business. Several programs play to university and regional strenghts, including a masters in music industry administration, tourism, as well as a number of education programs centered around special education.
Name

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine

Online Programs

21

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

15
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is a private graduate university specializaing in psychology and related disciplines. Currently undergraduate offerings are limited to B.A. degree completion only. Campuses are located across the country, with one in Irvine, California, directly next to UC Irvine. The university is often lauded as being a leader in diversity and multicultural learning. 21 online programs are offered through their Irvine location, including their degree completion program for bachelors level students. A large number of masters degrees in psychology are offered online, many leading to licensure. Example offerings include masters in psychology with concentrations in international psychology, sport and exercise psychology, applied behavior analysis, industrial psychology, and so forth. Doctoral offerings in psychology are also available.

Monitoring the accreditation of a university you are interested in attending is incredibly important. Accreditation ensures your credits can transfer that you can receive Federal financial aid, and most importantly that certain standards of educational quality are during your schooling. The highest accreditation standard for most programs in the United States is provided by regional accreditation agencies. The regional accrediting agency for California is the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, one of six regional accrediting agencies responsible for accrediting schools in California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, the northern Marianas Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, the Pacific Rim, East Asia, and Tokyo.

Making sure that a University you’re hoping to attend is regionally accredited–or accredited by a real and respected accrediting agency–is one of the most important choices you can make in ensuring the quality of your education.
Three Steps for Securing Financial Aid

  • Submit your FAFSA.
  • Check to see if additional forms are needed at your university of choice.
  • Search and apply for private scholarships.

Through the previous three steps most students find themselves offered some sort of federal grant, work study, private grant, scholarship, or stipend.

Below we’ve listed all 68 California-based universities currently offering online degrees. Toggle the “plus” signs on the right to see what degrees each university offers. And while we’re pretty sure that there’s plenty of California-specific online education information below, remember that you can always visit the National Center for Educational Statistics College Explorer for the most advanced search of higher education institutions anywhere online!

68 Results Name Number of Online Degrees US News Rank School TypePrograms
Name

National University

Online Programs

95

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts With Concentration in Business Administration
  • Associate of Science in Business
  • Associate of Science in Professional Golf Management
  • Associate of Arts With Concentration in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Associate of Arts Major in Early Childhood Education (Aaece)
  • Associate of Science in Engineering Technology
  • Associate of Science in Health Informatics
  • Associate of Arts in Creative Writing
  • Associate of Arts Hospitality And Customer Service
  • Associate of Arts in Communications
  • Associate of Science in Alcohol And Drug Abuse Counseling
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts in Digital Media Design
  • Associate of Arts Major in School-Site Paraprofessional

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality And Casino Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Pre Law Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security And Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education With Nevada Elementary Licensure (Nevada Only)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Education With Nevada Secondary Licensure (Nevada Only)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science With A Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential (California)
  • Bachelor of Arts Major in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Digital Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science With A Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California Only)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior
  • Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in English With A Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California)
  • Bachelor of Arts in General Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Courses With Single Subject Credential
  • Bachelor of Arts Major in Early Childhood Development Ca Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential (California Only)

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Film Studies
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
  • Master of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema
  • Master of Fine Arts in Professional Screenwriting ProgramGlobal
  • Master in Business Administration (G MBA ) in SpanishMaestr?a Global En Administraci?n De Negocios (G MBA ) En Espa
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Science in Instructional Leadership
  • Master of Science in Management Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Sustainability Management
  • Master of Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Homeland Security And Emergency Management
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education With A Preliminary Multiple Or Single Subjects Teaching Credential And Internship Option (California Only)
  • Master of Science in Educational Administration With Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Option (California Only)
  • Master of Science in Educational And Instructional Technology
  • Master of Science in Higher Education Administration
  • Master of Science in Special Education (California Only)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security And Information Assurance
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Science in Health & Life Science Analytics
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in Digital Journalism
  • Master of Arts in Gerontology
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Human Behavior
  • Master of Arts in Performance Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Forensic Sciences
  • Master of Global Management

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

University of Southern California

Online Programs

70

US News Rank

National 23

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Academic Medicine, M.A.C.M.
  • Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (Computational Fluid & Solid Mechanics), M.S.
  • Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics & Control), M.S.
  • Aerospace Engineering, M.S.
  • Aging Services Management, M.A.S.M.
  • Applied Psychology, M.S.
  • Astronautical Engineering, M.S.
  • Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics), M.S.
  • Biomedical Engineering, M.S.
  • Chemical Engineering, M.S.
  • Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering), M.S.
  • Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), M.S.
  • Communication Management, M.C.M.
  • Computer Engineering, M.S.
  • Computer Science (Computer Security), M.S.
  • Computer Science (Data Science), M.S.
  • Computer Science (Multimedia and Creative Technologies), M.S.
  • Computer Science (Scientists and Engineers), M.S.
  • Computer Science (Software Engineering), M.S.
  • Computer Science, M.S.
  • Construction Management
, M.C.M.
  • Cyber Security Engineering, M.S.
  • Electrical Engineering (Computer Networks), M.S.
  • Electrical Engineering (Electric Power), M.S.
  • Electrical Engineering (Multimedia and Creative Technologies), M.S.
  • Electrical Engineering (VLSI Design), M.S.
  • Electrical Engineering, M.S.
  • Engineering Management, M.S.
  • Executive Master of Health Administration, E.M.H.A.
  • Financial Engineering, M.S.
  • Geographic Information Science and Technology, M.S.
  • Geriatric Dentistry, M.S.
  • Gerontology, M.A.
  • Gerontology, M.S.
  • Gifted Education Credential
  • Global Executive, Ed.D.
  • Global Supply Chain Management, M.S.G.S.C.M.
  • Green Technologies, M.S.
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering, M.S.
  • Laws, LL.M
  • Learning Design and Technology, M.Ed.
  • Library and Information Science, M.M.L.I.S.
  • Long Term Care Administration, M.L.T.C.A.
  • Management of Drug Development, M.S.
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T.
  • Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
  • Master of Business Taxation, M.B.T.
  • Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology, M.S.
  • Master of Studies in Law
  • Materials Engineering, M.S.
  • Mechanical Engineering (Energy Conversion), M.S.
  • Mechanical Engineering, M.S.
  • Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering, M.S.
  • Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity, M.S.
  • Operations Research Engineering, M.S.
  • Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine, M.S.
  • Petroleum Engineering (Geoscience Technologies), M.S.
  • Petroleum Engineering (Smart Oilfield Technologies), M.S.
  • Petroleum Engineering, M.S.
  • Product Development Engineering, M.S.
  • Public Administration, M.P.A.
  • Public Health, M.P.H.
  • Regulatory Science, M.S.
  • School Leadership, M.Ed.
  • Social Work, M.S.W.
  • Special Education Credential
  • Systems Architecting and Engineering, M.S.
  • Teacher Leadership, M.Ed.
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, M.A.T.

Doctoral Programs

  • Organizational Change and Leadership, Ed.D.
Name

Brandman University

Online Programs

55

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in General Education

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies – Supply Chain Systems
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice – Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership – Organization Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership – Supply Chain Systems
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, General Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Information Systems Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Supply Chain Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology, Business Systems Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology, Project Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice – Corrections
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice – Forensics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice – Security Services
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice – Victim Advocacy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Multiple Subjects Teaching
  • Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology, Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education, Educational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Education, Leadership in Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership And Administration, With Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration, Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration, E-Business Strategic Management
  • Master of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Business Administration, Finance
  • Master of Business Administration, Health Administration
  • Master of Business Administration, Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration, International Business
  • Master of Business Administration, Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Public Administration, Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Human Resources
  • Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum And Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Education, Instructional Technology: Teaching The 21St Century Learner
  • Master of Arts in Education, Teaching And Learning
  • Master of Public Administration

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Golden Gate University-San Francisco

Online Programs

47

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Management – General
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management – Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management – Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management – Marketing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management – Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – General
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – International Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Operations And Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Public Administration

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Business Administration – Accounting Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Finance Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – General Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Global Supply Chain Management Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Human Resource Management Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Information Technology Management Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – International Business Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Management Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Marketing Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration – Multiple Concentrations
  • Master of Business Administration – Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration – Public Administration
  • Master of Business Administration – Public Relations
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Financial Planning
  • Master of Science in Financial Planning And Taxation – Estate Planning
  • Master of Science in Financial Planning And Taxation – Taxation
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology Management – Business Data Analytics
  • Master of Science in Information Technology Management – General Information Technology Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology Management – Information Technology Healthcare
  • Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications – General Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications – Public Relations
  • Master of Science in Marketing
  • Master of Science in Project Management
  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • Masters of Science in Finance – Corporate Finance
  • Masters of Science in Finance – General Finance
  • Masters of Science in Finance – Investment ManagementExecutive
  • Master of Public Administration – General Public AdministrationExecutive
  • Master of Public Administration – Judicial Administration

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California Baptist University

Online Programs

40

US News Rank

Regional 39

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design And Digital Media
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies – Organizational Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Rn-Bsn
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – Human Development/Early Childhood
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – Kinesiology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – Social Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies – Communication Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies – Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies – Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies – Early Childhood Intervention

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Public Relations
  • Master of Business Administration: Specialization in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration: Specialization in General Management
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Early Childhood Studies
  • Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Online Teaching And Learning
  • Master of Science in Education: Specialization in Teaching
  • Master of Arts in Disability Studies – Disability Ministry
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Counseling Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Disability Studies – Disability Policy

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Hope International University

Online Programs

29

US News Rank

Regional 20

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies/Teacher Preparation – Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies/Teacher Preparation – Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies/Teacher Preparation – Secondary English Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies/Teacher Preparation – Social Science Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Development – Community Mental Health And Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Development – Child, Adolescent & Family Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Christian Ministry & Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration – General Management
  • Master of Business Administration – International Development
  • Master of Business Administration – Marketing Management
  • Master of Business Administration – Non-Profit Management
  • Master of Science in Management – General Management
  • Master of Science in Management – International Development
  • Master of Science in Management – Marketing Management
  • Master of Science in Management – Non-Profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Education Administration
  • Master of Education – Elementary Education
  • Master of Education – Gifted And Talented Education
  • Master of Education – Secondary Education
  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Biblical Studies
  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Church Planting
  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Intercultural Studies
  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Pastoral Care
  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Spiritual Formation
  • Master of Arts in Ministry – Worship Ministry

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

University of California-Los Angeles

Online Programs

27

US News Rank

National 23

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor’s Completion Degree in Criminology And Criminal Justice (Ccjo)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Child And Family Studies-Learning And Development Track (Ba-Chld)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology in Computer Information Technology (Bat-Cit)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology in Health Services Technology Degree Completion (Bat-Hst)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing For Registered Nurses (Rn To Bsn)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Bah)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Ba-Psyc)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts And Science-Industrial Technology (Baas-Industrial Technology)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts And Sciences (Baas)
  • Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies (Bms)
  • Bachelor of Science in University Studies (Bsus)

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing-Bilingual (Mfa)
  • Master of Arts in Education-Educational Leadership, Principal Certification
  • Master of Business Administration Online ( MBA o)
  • Master of Arts in Education-Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Education-Special Education, Autism And Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood
  • Master of Education in Curriculum And Instruction-Digital Literacy
  • Master of Education in Curriculum And Instruction-Literacy Studies
  • Master of Education in Educational Technology
  • Master of Education-Instructional Specialist, Bilingual Education Or Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Education (Msn)
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Administration (Msn)
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Systems Management (Msn-Nsm)
  • Master of Arts in Spanish Translation And Interpreting
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology Online (Kino)
  • Master of Public Administration (Mpa)

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Azusa Pacific University

Online Programs

23

US News Rank

National 175

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Science (A.S.) in Health Sciences
  • Associate of Arts (A.A.)

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership (Organizational Dynamics)
  • )

  • Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • )

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
  • )

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Rn To Bsn)
  • )

  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • )

  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
  • )

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Modern Art History, Theory, And Criticism
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership – Educational Technology And Learning
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership And Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Or Internship Credential (Pasc), Tier I
  • Master of Arts in Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Educational Leadership – Educational Technology And Learning And The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, Tier I
  • Master of Science in Educational Leadership – Educational Technology And Learning And The Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential (Pasc), Tier I
  • Master of Arts in Education in Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Education: School Librarianship
  • Master of Arts in Educational Technology
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages (Tesol)
  • Master of Science in Physical Education
  • Master of Science in Information Technology

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine

Online Programs

21

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • B.A. in Psychology

Masters Degrees

  • M.A. in International Psychology – Management And Leadership
  • M.A. in Organizational Leadership
  • M.A. in Psychology – Organizational Leadership
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology – Non-Licensure Track
  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Public Health
  • M.A. in International Psychology – Environmental Advocacy
  • M.A. in Industrial And Organizational Psychology – Arp Track
  • M.A. in International Psychology – Trauma And Group Conflict
  • M.A. in Psychology – Bcba Foundation Concentration
  • M.A. in Psychology – Child And Adolescent Concentration
  • M.A. in Psychology – Generalist Concentration
  • M.A. in Psychology – International Psychology Concentration
  • M.A. in Psychology – Sport And Exercise Psychology
  • M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D. in Business Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Educational Psychology And Technology
  • Ph.D. in International Psychology Organizations And Systems
  • Ph.D. in International Trauma Services
Name

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Westwood

Online Programs

21

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • B.A. in Psychology

Masters Degrees

  • M.A. in International Psychology – Management And Leadership
  • )

  • M.A. in Organizational Leadership
  • )

  • M.A. in Psychology – Organizational Leadership
  • )

  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology – Non-Licensure Track
  • )

  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • )

  • Master of Public Health
  • )

  • M.A. in International Psychology – Environmental Advocacy
  • )

  • M.A. in Industrial And Organizational Psychology – Arp Track
  • )

  • M.A. in International Psychology – Trauma And Group Conflict
  • )

  • M.A. in Psychology – Bcba Foundation Concentration
  • )

  • M.A. in Psychology – Child And Adolescent Concentration
  • )

  • M.A. in Psychology – Generalist Concentration
  • )

  • M.A. in Psychology – International Psychology Concentration
  • )

  • M.A. in Psychology – Sport And Exercise Psychology
  • )

  • M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • )

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D. in Business Psychology
  • )

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership
  • )

  • Ed.D. in Educational Psychology And Technology
  • )

  • Ph.D. in International Psychology Organizations And Systems
  • )

  • Ph.D. in International Trauma Services
  • )

Name

California State University-East Bay

Online Programs

20

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Corporate Management Option
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance Option
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Operations And Enterprise Resource Management Option
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Supply Chain Management Option
  • Bachelor of Science in Recreation – Recreation Therapy Option
  • Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies – Asian American Studies Option
  • Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies – Genders And Sexualities in Communities of Color Option
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Development – Adult Development And Gerontology Option
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality And Tourism
  • Bachelor of Science in Recreation
  • Bachelor of Science in Recreation – Recreation Management Option
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Development – Early Childhood Develoption Option

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Health Care Administration
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Master of Science in Education – Online Teaching And Learning Option
  • Master of Science in Recreation And Tourism

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Azusa Pacific Online University

Online Programs

18

US News Rank

National 175

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Science (A.S.) in Health Sciences
  • Associate of Arts (A.A.)

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Rn To Bsn)

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Modern Art History
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership – Educational Technology And Learning
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership – Educational Technology And Learning/Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, Tier I
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership – Educational Technology And Learning/Preliminary Administrative Services Internship Credential (Pasc), Tier I
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership/Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Or Internship Credential (Pasc), Tier I
  • Master of Arts in Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Education – School Librarianship
  • Master of Arts in Education – Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Educational Technology
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages (Tesol)
  • Master of Science in Physical Education
  • Master of Science in Information Technology

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Foothill College

Online Programs

17

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Art History
  • Associate of Arts in Graphic & Interactive Design
  • Associate of Arts in Music – General
  • Associate of Arts in Music Technology
  • Associate of Arts in Accounting
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • Associate of Arts in Economics
  • Associate of Arts in Humanities
  • Associate of Arts in Women’s Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Anthropology
  • Associate of Arts in General Studies – Social Science
  • Associate of Arts in History
  • Associate of Arts in History For Transfer
  • Associate of Arts in Psychology
  • Associate of Arts in Psychology For Transfer
  • Associate of Arts in Sociology
  • Associate of Arts in Sociology For Transfer

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Shasta Bible College and Graduate School

Online Programs

14

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Bible And Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Professional Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Christian Family Life Education
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministries – Christian Teaching Ministry
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministries – Bible Exposition
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministries – Biblical Interpretation
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministries – Biblical Studies
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministries – Pastoral Ministry
  • Master of Science in School/Church Administration

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

King’s University

Online Programs

13

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Music and Worship
  • Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Bachelor of Biblical Counseling
  • Bachelor of Christian Ministries
  • Bachelor of Messianic Jewish Studies
  • Bachelor of Evangelism and Missions
  • Bachelor of General Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Divinity in Messianic Jewish Studies
  • Master of Practical Theology
  • Master of Practical Theology in Messianic Jewish Studies

Doctoral Programs

  • Doctor of Ministry
  • Doctor of Ministry in Messianic Jewish Studies
Name

Naval Postgraduate School

Online Programs

13

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Contract Management
  • Master of Science in Program Management
  • M.S. in Software Engineering
  • Master of Computing Technology
  • Master of Science Engineering Science
  • Master of Science in Engineering Science – Electrical Engineering
  • Masters in Engineering Acoustics
  • Master of Cost Estimating And Analysis
  • Master of Science Space Systems Operations
  • Master of Systems Analysis
  • Masters in Human Systems Integration

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D. in Software EngineeringPhd in Systems Engineering
Name

California State University-Northridge

Online Programs

12

US News Rank

Regional 70

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Sector ManagementRn To Bsn For Valley Presbyterian Hospital
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration
  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • Master of Science in Tourism, Hospitality And Recreation Management (Online)Public Policy (Online)
  • Master of Arts in Educational Administration (Online)Public Health: Community Health Education (Online)
  • Master of Science in Assistive Technology Engineering
  • Master of Science in Behavioral Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Humanities
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Assistive Technology Studies And Human Services (Online)
  • Master of Science in Communication Disorders And SciencesSocial Work (Off-Campus Or Online)

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

West Hills College Coalinga

Online Programs

11

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Administrator of Justice – Correctional Science
  • Associate of Arts in Administrator of Justice – Law Enforcement
  • Associate of Science in Administrator of Justice – Correctional Science
  • Associate of Science in Administrator of Justice – Law Enforcement
  • Associate of Arts in Computer Information Systems
  • Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Arts & Humanities
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Social & Behavioral Science
  • Associate of Arts in Psychology
  • Associate of Arts in Social Science – Social Sciences & History
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Math & Science

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

West Hills College Lemoore

Online Programs

11

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Administrator of Justice – Correctional Science
  • Associate of Arts in Administrator of Justice – Law Enforcement
  • Associate of Science in Administrator of Justice – Correctional Science
  • Associate of Science in Administrator of Justice – Law Enforcement
  • Associate of Arts in Computer Information Systems
  • Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Arts & Humanities
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Social & Behavioral Science
  • Associate of Arts in Psychology
  • Associate of Arts in Social Science – Social Sciences & History
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Math & Science

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Biola University

Online Programs

11

US News Rank

National 161

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education – Clear Credential
  • Master of Arts in Education – Personalized
  • Master of Arts in Education – Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Education – Tesol
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Clear Credential
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Personalized
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Tesol
  • Master of Arts Degree in Christian Apologetics
  • Master of Arts in Science & Religion
  • Master of Arts in Tesol

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

West Los Angeles College

Online Programs

11

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Computer Network And Security Management Option
  • Bachelor of Marketing
  • Bachelor of Real Estate
  • Bachelor of Computer Science Information Technology
  • Bachelor of English
  • Bachelor of Fire Technology
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles

Online Programs

11

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • B.A. in Psychology

Masters Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Business Psychology
  • )

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership
  • )

  • Ed.D. in Educational Psychology And Technology
  • )

  • Ph.D. in International Psychology Organizations And Systems
  • )

  • Ph.D. in International Trauma Services
  • )

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D. in Business Psychology
  • )

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership
  • )

  • Ed.D. in Educational Psychology And Technology
  • )

  • Ph.D. in International Psychology Organizations And Systems
  • )

  • Ph.D. in International Trauma Services
  • )

Name

California State University-Fullerton

Online Programs

10

US News Rank

Regional 37

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • B.A. in Business Administration
  • B.A. in Sociology

Masters Degrees

  • M.S. in Education Technology
  • M.S. in Elementary Curriculum And Instruction
  • M.S. in Instructional Design And Technology
  • M.S. in Reading
  • M.S. in Secondary Education
  • M.S. in Environmental Engineering
  • M.S. in Information Technology
  • M.S. in Software Engineering

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Touro University California

Online Programs

9

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in General Studies

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Health Care Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Special Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Health Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Education in Innovative Learning

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Antioch University-Los Angeles

Online Programs

9

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – Individualized
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – Literature And Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services Administration

Masters Degrees

  • Individualized Master of Arts in Policy Studies – Public Health Policy
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Counseling Military Service Personnel And Their Families
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Substance Abuse And Addictions Counseling

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California State University-Dominguez Hills

Online Programs

9

US News Rank

Regional Unranked

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Arts in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution And Peacekeeping
  • Master of Science in Quality Assurance

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Southern California Seminary

Online Programs

8

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Marriage And Family Therapy
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Doctoral Programs

  • Doctor of Psychology
Name

Concordia University-Irvine

Online Programs

8

US News Rank

Regional 55

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration & Leadership
  • Bachelor of Applied Liberal Arts

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education – Administrative Services Credential
  • Master of Arts in Education – Educational Technology
  • Master’s in Education – Curriculum And Instruction
  • Master’s in Theology
  • Master’s in Coaching And Athletic Administration

Doctoral Programs

  • Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
Name

Antioch University-Santa Barbara

Online Programs

8

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Individualized Master of Arts in Policy Studies – Public Health Policy
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Counseling Military Service Personnel And Their Families
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Substance Abuse And Addictions Counseling

Masters Degrees

    • Individualized Master of Arts in Policy Studies – Public Health Policy
    • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Counseling Military Service Personnel And Their Families
    • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Substance Abuse And Addictions Counseling

    Individualized Master of Arts in Policy Studies – Public Health PolicyMaster of Arts in Clinical Mental Health CounselingMaster of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Counseling Military Service Personnel And Their FamiliesMaster of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Substance Abuse And Addictions Counseling

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Citrus College

Online Programs

7

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Technology And Business
  • Associate of Science in Business
  • Associate of Science in Administration of Justice
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Arts And Humanities
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Social And Behavioral Sciences
  • Associate of Arts in Social And Behavioral Sciences
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Math And Science

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California State University-Channel Islands

Online Programs

7

US News Rank

Regional 87

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Instructional Science & Technology
  • Master of Public Administration

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Pepperdine University

Online Programs

7

US News Rank

National 52

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in General Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Leadership And Managing Organizational Change
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Learning Technologies

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Bethesda University of California

Online Programs

6

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Religion – Christian Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Religion
  • Bachelor of Arts in Religion – Biblical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Religion – Pastoral Ministry

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Loma Linda University

Online Programs

6

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences (Bsrs)

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nutrition Care Management
  • Master of Science in Radiologist Assistant
  • Master of Science in Radiation Sciences

Doctoral Programs

  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Name

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

Regional 10

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Accounting – Specialization in Financial Accounting
  • Master of Science in Accounting – Specialization in Tax
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering
  • Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Product TechnologyMs Printed Electronics And Functional Imaging

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California State University-Chico

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

Regional 42

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science (Multidisciplinary Studies Option)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science (Specialization Studies Option)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Nursing

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California State University-Stanislaus

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

Regional 57

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Pacific Oaks College

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Arts in Education – Curriculum And Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Education – Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential
  • Master of Arts in Education – Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Master of Arts in Human Development

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Sonoma State University

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

Regional 48

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Computer & Engineering
  • Master of Arts in Spanish
  • Master in Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Organization Development

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science of Law – Financial Services & Wealth Management
  • Master of Science of Law – International Taxation
  • Master of Science of Law – United States Taxation
  • Master of Science of Law – Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Master of Science of Law – Compliance & Risk Management

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

University of La Verne

Online Programs

5

US News Rank

National 160

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • B.S. Business Administration,
  • B.A. Organizational Management,
  • B.S.Public Administration

Masters Degrees

  • MBA Child Development,
  • M.S.

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Santa Ana College

Online Programs

4

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts – Arts, Humanities & Communication
  • Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts – American Studies

Bachelors Degrees

  • Major Preparation For Business Administration

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California State University-Sacramento

Online Programs

4

US News Rank

Regional 63

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal JusticeFire Service Management – Special Major
  • Bachelor of Science in Career And Technical Studies

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in AccountancyOff Campus Special Education Credential And
  • Master’s

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

San Diego State University

Online Programs

4

US News Rank

National 149

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Education Leadership Online
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Public Administration Online

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

World Mission University

Online Programs

4

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counselling

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Theology

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Monterey Peninsula College

Online Programs

3

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • A.A. in General Studies – Emphasis in Humanities And Fine Arts
  • A.A. in Hospitality Management
  • A.S.-T in Business AdministrationChanged From: A.A.General Studies – Emphasis in Social ScienceAa in Family Research Studies

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Mount St. Mary’s College

Online Programs

3

US News Rank

R23

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • Associate of Science in Pre-Health Science
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Fuller Theological Seminary in California

Online Programs

3

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Global Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Theology
  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Humboldt State University

Online Programs

3

US News Rank

Regional 57

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor’s of Leadership Studies Interdisciplinary Completion
  • Bachelor of Arts in Soecial Works

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Applied Anthropology

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

La Sierra University

Online Programs

3

US News Rank

Regional 57

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Curriculum And Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – North American Division

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Touro University Worldwide

Online Programs

3

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

  • Doctor of Psychology in Human And Organizational Psychology – Leadership And Innovation
  • Doctor of Psychology in Human And Organizational Psychology – Individual Change And Development
  • Doctor of Psychology in Human And Organizational Psychology – Organizational Change And Development
Name

Santa Barbara City College

Online Programs

2

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems – Emphasis in System Administration
  • Associate of Science in Health Information Technology/Career Information

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Los Angeles Harbor College

Online Programs

2

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Fire Technology

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Administration of Justice

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

California Institute of Integral Studies

Online Programs

2

US News Rank

National Unranked

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • M.A. in Transformative Leadership

Doctoral Programs

  • Phd in Transformative Studies
Name

California State University-San Marcos

Online Programs

2

US News Rank

Regional 87

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Rn To Bsn

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education – Literacy

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Palo Alto University

Online Programs

2

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology of Entrepreneurship

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Psychology

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Saybrook University

Online Programs

2

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Psychology

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D. in Psychology
Name

John Paul the Great Catholic University

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Biblical Theology

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Loyola Marymount University

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

Regional 3

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Reading Instruction

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Point Loma Nazarene University

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

Regional 17

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Strategic Organizational Leadership

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Southwestern Law School

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Law (Ll.M.)

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Stanford University

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

National 4

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Statistics

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

The Master’s College and Seminary

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master in Intensive Bible

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law-Ventura

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.)

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

University of California-Berkeley

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

National 20

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master’s of Information And Data Science

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

University of California-San Francisco

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

N/A

Type

Public

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Science in Healthcare Administration And Interprofessional Leadership

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

University of San Diego

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

National 89

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

N/A!

Masters Degrees

  • Master of Education

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

Name

Vanguard University of Southern California

Online Programs

1

US News Rank

Regional 13

Type

Private

Associates Degrees

N/A!

Bachelors Degrees

  • Bachelor of Administratrion in Early Childhood

Masters Degrees

N/A!

Doctoral Programs

N/A!

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