Offered Degrees and Major Programs

California State University-Bakersfield offers 57 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate. By degree types, it offers 38 Bachelor's, 18 Master's programs.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,978 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from California State University-Bakersfield.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Bachelor's3802,497
Master's180481
Total5702,978

Best Programs

BachelorMaster
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$78,300
Computer Science$47,600
Engineering Science$39,100
Business Administration and Management$34,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric$32,200
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Business Administration and Management$71,600
Education$65,500
Social Work$57,600
Public Administration$51,100
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services$49,300

Popular Programs

Bachelor'sMaster's

Major Programs by Offered Degree

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Other)
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 19 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 13 completers-
Natural Resources Management and Policy (other)13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 109 completers$32,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric109$32,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 61 completers-
Computer Science61$47,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 140 completers-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching140-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 70 completers-
Computer Engineering11-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24-
Engineering Science35$39,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 40 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature40-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 64 completers-
English Language and Literature64-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 359 completers$17,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies359$17,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 157 completers$26,100
Biology/Biological Sciences81$26,100
Biochemistry16-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)60$23,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 39 completers-
Mathematics39-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 17 completers-
Natural Sciences3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 129 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness129$22,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 completers-
Philosophy8-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 13 completers-
Chemistry4$25,800
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 276 completers$22,700
Psychology276$22,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 185 completers$30,500
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies185-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 11 completers-
Public Administration11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 197 completers-
Anthropology10-
Economics14-
National Security Policy Studies0-
Political Science and Government27-
Sociology146$30,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 46 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Art/Art Studies21-
Music21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 105 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse105$78,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 390 completers-
Business Administration and Management390$34,200
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 48 completers-
History48-
Total2,497
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 169 completers$65,500
Education136$65,500
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services33$49,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 16 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 13 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 7 completers-
Geology/Earth Science7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 13 completers-
Counseling Psychology13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 123 completers-
Public Administration42$51,100
Social Work81$57,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 0 completers-
Anthropology0-
Sociology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 28 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management10-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse18-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 96 completers-
Business Administration and Management96$71,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 3 completers-
History3-
Total481
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0