Department of Physical Therapy Contact Information
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Physical Therapy
Engineering Technology 130
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, California 90840
George Beneck, PhD, PT
Gloria Dacanay, MBA
Director of Admissions
Jeff Rodrigues, PT, DPT, CCS
For information about the Doctor of Physical Therapy admissions, please click on the Admissions page
For questions regarding admissions to the Doctor of Physical Thearpy program, please contact CHHS-PT@csulb.edu.
We encourage you to attend one of the information sessions for additional admission information. See the Information Sessions page for upcoming session dates.
Director of Clinical Education
Stephanie Malaspina, PT, DPT
If you are an employer looking to create a job posting, please see our For Employers page.
Complaints that Fall Outside of Due Process
Patients, families, clinical staff and employers have the right to lodge a complaint about a student or about the program. This data will be held confidential. Please email the complaint to the program director using the following email: CHHS-PT@csulb.edu. The process for handling complaints will vary according to the nature of the complaint. The program director will respond in writing to that complaint within a two-week period. A copy of the complaint will be forwarded to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. The complainant may also be advised to contact the college accrediting agency, the program accrediting agency, the Physical Therapy Board of California or other appropriate agencies. The response will restate the nature of the complaint, include any additional facts found in an investigation, and will offer any needed action or plans for resolve. If the complainant is not satisfied with this process, the complaint will be referred to the appropriate Vice President and/or other appropriate agent depending on the nature of the complaint.