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What Are the Duties of a Medical Sonographer?

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There is a high demand for physical therapist assistants, especially due to the aging baby boomers who are more susceptible to chron
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Student profile at Casa Loma College

12-month full time enrollment July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018:
338 students

Enrollment by Gender:
Female: 59%
Male: 41%

A Diverse Student Population:
White: 41%
Hispanic/Latino: 37%
Asian: 17%
Black or African American: .041%
Native Pacific Islander: .005%
Unknown: .002%

Age Distribution:
18-24 years: 24%
25-39 years: 62%
40 and above: 14%

Student Faculty Ratio:
Averages 17:1

How to set up a tour of the campus?

You can visit Casa Loma College year around, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. and on Saturday 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.  Admissions appointments and tours can be scheduled by calling 800-270-5052.

How do I find contact information for faculty, staff and other people at Casa Loma College?

Your instructors should provide their contact information at the start of the course in both the syllabi and/or in your course on Moodle. Finding contact information for anyone at Casa Loma College is easy – just click Here

Do I have to own a computer to be a student at Casa Loma College?

While we highly recommend students have their own computer, it is not a requirement for enrollment; however, you must have access to a computer with reliable Internet access throughout the semester. You can also access computers on campus in the Learning Resource Center.

How do I connect my devices to the internet while on campus?

Only Casa Loma College students, faculty and staff can connect to the campus Wi-Fi. You can connect to the Casa Loma College Wireless Network using your wireless enabled device.

What is Moodle?

Casa Loma College provides a learning management system called Moodle that is used to support online courses as well as blended, and face-to-face classes. Moodle is an easy to use online learning tool where you can share documents, participate in discussion boards, take tests, and view grades. Accessible 24/7 via the Internet, Moodle allows students and faculty with a secure log in to access course information as needed. All new students take Introduction to Online Learning which provides students an introduction to Moodle and how to navigate throughout the system.

Do I have to purchase my own textbooks?

Textbooks are included in the cost of the program; however, students do have the option of purchasing their own textbooks and would have to notify their Admissions Advisor prior to enrollment of this option. Students purchasing their own textbooks are responsible for ensuring the correct textbook including edition number are purchased prior to course start. Textbook information can be found Here

 

 

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