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.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 2 programs are available through Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate. By degree types, it offers 2 Master's program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,161 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's3801,801
Master's182360
Total5722,161

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 7 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 16 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Natural Resources Management and Policy (other)16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 61 completers$32,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric61$32,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 49 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science49$47,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 81 completers-
Education0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching81-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 69 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering11-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Engineering Science44$39,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 15 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 44 completers-
English Language and Literature44-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 235 completers$17,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies235$17,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 118 completers$26,100
Biology/Biological Sciences71$26,100
Biochemistry10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)37$23,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 22 completers-
Mathematics22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Natural Sciences3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 82 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness82$22,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 6 completers-
Philosophy5-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 35 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry10$25,800
Geology/Earth Science22-
Physics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 151 completers$22,700
Psychology151$22,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 121 completers$30,500
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0$30,500
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies121-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 8 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 144 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Economics18-
National Security Policy Studies1-
Political Science and Government23-
Sociology99$30,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 40 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Art/Art Studies21-
Music13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 112 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse112$78,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 354 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management354$34,200
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 28 completers-
History28-
Total1,801
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 35 completers$65,500
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services34$49,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 6 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geology/Earth Science6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 17 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 91 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration17$51,100
Social Work74$57,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Sociology1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 34 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management18-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (2 completers) 33 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management33$71,600
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 1 completers-
History1-
Total360
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0