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Campus Closed

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 7:30am - Monday, May 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

Van Nuys - Campus
6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, California 91405

In honor of the Memorial Day (weekend) the campus will be closed Saturday, May 26th to Monday, May 28th. Normal business hours resume Tuesday, May 29th.

Informational Session

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Van Nuys - Campus
6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, California 91405

Join us for our June Info Session to learn about Casa Loma and the programs we offer.

MRI Application Deadline

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Van Nuys - Campus
6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, California 91405

MRI ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Casa Loma College thanks you for your interest in our MRI program. We know that you will enjoy your learning experience with us here on campus and into the clinical environment. MRI is professionally a very rewarding career choice. The MRI Team looks forward to meeting you at your entrance interview. The MRI Program requires the commitment of an enthusiastic and dedicated student. It also takes a student willing and devoted to study and learning and one who comes into the program with either a background in healthcare or with a good understanding of what the healthcare filed and this program consist of.
MRI Technologists are expected to demonstrate a few characteristics naturally; including, but not limited to:
 Professionalism and respectful communication
 Proactive critical thinker operating well under pressure
 Being able to appreciate and respect: demographic, ethnical, cultural and religious differences
 Professional enthusiasm and basic understanding
 Academic focus and commitment
MRI Admissions Policy:
The requirements for acceptance in to the MRI Program are:
 Passing of the TABE Entrance Exam
 College Admissions Essay
o We look for clear writing that comes to life on the page and offers insight into the character
and personality of the student. The essay gives the student the opportunity to introduce themselves to the admissions committee; to show who you are and what’s important to you. Try to keep your answer focused.
 Two Letters of Recommendation
o Suggestions: Teacher from high school or college who knows the student’s academic ability and potential; person who knows the student in a unique setting; church or community people who know the student well;
coaches or people the student is involved with in activities, clubs, etc.. Family members, relatives or friends should not write letters of recommendations
 Professional Resume
 MRI Panel Interview

College Admissions Essay Instructions
Questions are below. Applicants are required to answer Question 1 and then will answer two additional questions of your choosing.
 How long should the essay be?
o 1 to 2 pages single spaced or 2 to 3 double spaced is about the typical length. As for a minimum, no less than 250 words.
1. Required: Describe yourself: Write about you – how you spend your time, what makes you tick, what keeps you up at night, what matters to you. Come up with something that is uniquely you.
2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
3. Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?
4. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
5. Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
6. You’ve just reached your one millionth hit on your YouTube video. What is the video about?”
7. What do you hope to find over the rainbow
8. Describe your favorite “ah ha” moment
9. What do you see as the greatest threat to the environment today and why?
Please contact our Admissions Department for further assistance, (818)785-2726

The MRI Program Director, Faculty and Support Team and the Admissions Department wish you the best of luck!

DMS Application Deadline

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Van Nuys - Campus
6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, California 91405

This class will be a DAY class with a schedule of Monday - Thursday from 8:30am to 2:00pm.

DMS PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Casa Loma College thanks you for your interest in our DMS program. We know that you will enjoy your learning experience with us here on campus and into the clinical environment. DMS is professionally a very rewarding
career choice. The DMS Team looks forward to meeting you at your entrance interview. The DMS Program requires the commitment of an enthusiastic and dedicated student. It also takes a student willing and devoted to study and learning and one who comes into the program with either a background in healthcare or with a good understanding of what the healthcare filed and this program consist of.
DMS Technologists are expected to demonstrate a few characteristics naturally; including, but not limited to:
 Professionalism and respectful communication
 Proactive critical thinker operating well under pressure
 Being able to appreciate and respect: demographic, ethnical, cultural and religious differences
 Professional enthusiasm and basic understanding
 Academic focus and commitment
DMS Admissions Programmatic requirements are:
1. Earn a passing score on the admissions test.
2. Submission of student’s professional portfolio:
Resume
Submission of two (2) letters of recommendation.
Field Research or Research Paper: Applicants may choose either option below.
Method 1- Field Research: Interview an Ultrasound technologist and attain at a minimum the following information:
• Registry held (ARDMS/ARRT) held by technologist
• Professional experience and specialty (Abdomen/ OBGYN, etc.)
• What are their technical duties in imaging and reporting
• Most satisfying part of their job.
• Biggest challenge they felt in achieving their goal of becoming a technologist
• The worst part of the job
• Compensation and benefits
• Advancement opportunities
• At conclusion of interview, submit a minimum two page typed essay of your interview.
Method 2- Class Audit: Audit 1 lecture and/or 1 lab on campus for no less than one hour each.
• Interview an instructor and current student(s) in regard to program requirements and expectations.
Write an assessment of your understanding of the program its goals and challenges the program presents through your audit. Please include the following information in your submittal.
o The name of the instructor/student(s) interviewed
o How do you become registered as a professional technologist?
o What different registry/specialty can one obtain? Which do you see yourself doing?
o What was the student’s most enjoyable educational experience thus far and why?
o What does the student feel is his/her biggest challenge thus far?
o Generally, how does the ultrasound machine generate an image?
o What are the best uses for ultrasound?
• At conclusion of lecture/lab audit, submit a minimum two page typed essay of your experience and a summary of your research and what you have learned about your future career. Also include, what you feel you will be able to offer the imaging community professionally?
Method 1 and Method 2 must be typed and submitted in proper format for an essay. For help on formatting an essay go to: http://www2.ivcc.edu/rambo/eng1001/format.htm or https://style.mla.org/formatting-papers/
3. Panel interview with Program Director and other assigned Imaging personnel.

For further assistance please contact our Admissions Department.

The DMS Program Director, Faculty and Support Team and the Admissions Department wish you the best of luck!