Prospective Students

Is Casa Loma a good fit for you?

For Prospective Students: a quick roadmap to find everything you need to know about CLC and start the application process, now.

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Casa Loma College knows the importance of a good quality education. Since its inception in 1966 we have been offering students quality education and preparation for a successful career. The health care industry is in constant need of competent well trained professionals and with our highly skilled and knowledgeable faculty we keep abreast of the latest industry changes and provide our students with the learning and skills training to compete in this highly demanding market.

Casa Loma College is dedicated to every student that walks through our doors and we are here to help you achieve your dreams.

Our Programs

When you are considering a career, it’s important to explore all of your options. At Casa Loma College we offer a variety of programs to choose from. We offer fast track programs such as Medical Assisting and Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Programs to the longer degree programs. We will help you find the program and schedule that works with your lifestyle.

  • Vocational Nursing
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Check out our PROGRAMS page to get additional information Check out our Programs page to get more information.

General Admissions Requirements

It is the policy of Casa Loma College not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, veteran, or qualified disability in educational programs, activities, admission, or employment policies.
To be considered for admission to Casa Loma College, you must first meet the following minimum requirements. Completing these requirements does not guarantee admissions.
 
  1. Meet  with an Admissions Representative
  2. Complete a questionnaire for application 
  3. Proof of graduation from an accredited high school in the United States by official transcript of original diploma; or have received their GED from an accredited testing organization or have had foreign transcripts evaluated and state on the evaluation that “United States High School requirements have been met.”
  4. Earn a passing score on the admissions test, meeting your specific programs minimum score. 
  5. If the admissions test score falls below the minimum score allowable for enrollment, and, based on the student’s documented previous education and related work experience, the Program Director Is authorized to use professional judgment to make an exception for a student who does not meet the minimum score to continue with the enrollment process. The exception must be documented with reasoning.
  6. For Reenrollments - If the date on the entrance test exceeds two years from the reenroll start date, the student must retake the entrance exam. If the entrance exam scoring table has changed in grading criteria by two or more points per section, the student must retake the entrance exam. 
  7. Complete the Enrollment Application.
  8. Complete all financial arrangements with the financial aid department or student accounts. All financial arrangements must be completed prior to admission. (Some circumstances may prevent completion prior to admission)
  9. Sign an Enrollment Agreement
     
If Casa Loma College has reason to believe that the high school diploma submitted by a candidate for enrollment is not valid or was not obtained from an institution that provides secondary school education, the validity of the candidate’s high school completion will be evaluated. Resources utilized to check the validity of high school diplomas are the California Department of Education, Western Association of Schools and Colleges and National Center for Educational Statistics. If a diploma, transcript or credentials, is determined to be not valid, the student will be denied admission into the College.
In addition to the above minimum College admissions requirements, each program has additional admissions criteria, outlined below. Both the College and program specific requirements must be met for enrollment. See programmatic requirements under PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS under the Admissions Tab.

ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

Casa Loma College, Inc. has received full Accreditation and Approval from the following Associations:

Institutional Accreditation

  • Accredited by The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
    N. Falls Church, VA 22043
    Contact: info@abhes.org or (703) 917-9503
    https://www.abhes.org/

 

  • Casa Loma College is a private institution and approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
    2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento CA 95833 Phone:(916) 431-6959 or toll free (888) 370-7589
    Web site: www.bppe.ca.gov   
  • The United States Department of Education approves participation to Casa Loma College to offer Title IV financial aid assistance to students. 

  • Approved by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to offer academic programs under Title 38, United States Code, to enroll veterans and other eligible persons who qualify for educational benefits.

The Vocational Nursing Program Accreditation:

  • The California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. (BVNPT
    2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205
    Sacramento, CA 95833
    (916) 263-7800

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program Accreditation:

Approved by The Commission on Accreditation of the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

ARMRIT 
8815 Commonwealth Blvd.
Bellerose, NY 11426

phone: (713) 347-8690
fax: (718) 347-8691

email: armrit@msn.com
website: http://www.armrit.org/

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program is recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for candidates to pursue primary pathway certification and registration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging; 1255 Northland Drive, St. Paul, MN 55120; (651) 687-0048; https://www.arrt.org/

Diagnostic Resonance Sonography Program Accreditation:

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for candidates to pursue primary pathway certification and registration in Diagnostic Medical Sonography; 1255 Northland Drive, St. Paul, MN 55120; (651) 687-0048; https://www.arrt.org/

 

 

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program Accreditation:

Casa Loma College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  The program’s current status is accreditated; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices/

Continuing Education Courses

  • Approved by the Board of Registered Nursing
    400 R Street, Suite 4030
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    (916) 322-3350
    Provider number 12574
  • Approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians to provide Continuing Education 535
    Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205
    Sacramento, CA 95833
    (916) 263-7800
    Provider number B2163 and I2164
  • Recognized Continuing Competency Approval Agency 
    Physical Therapy Board of California
    2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1350
    Sacramento, CA 95815
    (916) 561-8200

 

 

Tips/Trends

Health care workers at all levels are in short supply. 2 of the Top 10 Healthcare Careers:

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Also known as ultrasonographers or ultrasound technicians, these Allied Health professionals use special equipment to direct nonionizing, high frequency sound waves into areas of the patient’s body. Sonographers operate the equipment, which collects reflected echoes and forms an image that may be videotaped, transmitted, or photographed for interpretation and diagnosis by a physician. These technicians are in high demand, making it another of the fastest growing allied health care careers. 

Physical Therapist Assistant Provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries and physical ailments. Go to our Career Center to see more great tips!