Department of Physical Therapy

Important information regarding the CSULB Department of Physical Therapy response to COVID-19

The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at CSULB, is to advance physical therapy practice through high quality teaching and research engagement to prepare patient-centered, highly competent clinicians who integrate the best scientific evidence into patient care to enhance the health, function, and quality of life of a diverse community.

Learn more about our graduate outcomes here  or click the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) to view our accreditation status.


Congratulations to our alumni who were recognized as Board Certified Clinical Specialists at CSM 2023 in San Diego

  • Alicia Orsini 
  • Rebecca Chin 
  • Aaron Hewus 
  • Andrew Lee 
  • Stephanie Morgan
  • Madeline Elsenbaumer 
  • Gregory Newton
  • Jenifer Rubi
  • Alyssa Uemura 
  • Daniel Villamayor
  • Elizabeth Tubbs 


PT Students

Happy Physical Therapy Month from the CSULB DPT Classes of 2023, 2024 and 2025

Upcoming Application Deadlines:
  • The 2023-2024 admissions cycle for PTCAS opens July 2023 and ends November 1st, 2023
  • The 2024 admissions cycle for Cal State Apply opens October 2023 and ends January 15, 2024

Interested in applying to the CSULB DPT program?

Learn more about application requirements.

application requirements