Points of Pride

  • The Fitness Option is now accredited! Currently, it is the only accredited option through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) for BOTH the Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences AND Personal Fitness Training Accreditations!! It is also recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as an undergraduate Strength & Conditioning program (ERP approved!)
  • Professor Emeritus Dr. Barry Lavay was the recipient of the 2019 Nick Breit Professional Recognition Award
  • Cal State Long Beach is one of two CSU campuses and among just 55 colleges and universities in the world to receive a gold-level designation by the Exercise Is Medicine on Campus program
  • NSCA ERP Recognized Undergraduate Strength and Conditioning Program
  • Physical Education/Teacher Education: 100% of all PETE/APE candidates who student taught continue to receive job placements
  • Dr. Josh Cotter was named a Fellow for the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Dr. Tiffanye Vargas was named a Fellow for the Association of Applied Sport Psychology
  • Dr. Melissa Bittner received the CSULB Early Academic Career Excellence Award