About the Program
The Construction Engineering Technology Program provides students with a broad knowledge of the management, estimating and technical aspects of construction, with a primary focus on commercial and residential buildings and related support industries.
Skills are taught in an environment that allows the student to develop communication skills and attitudes compatible to success as a construction engineering technologist.
Tuition & Fees (Cost per semester)
Cost Per Credit: $223
Tuition Cap: $2,167
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70
Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)
Semester 1: $2,800
Semester 2: $1,000
Semester 3: $1,200
Semester 4: $1,000
Please note: This information is provided to help you estimate your costs for student financing. Some courses may also have additional expenses. Students who take all of their courses online are exempt from U-Pass, Health & Dental, and Recreation & Athletics fees. All fees are subject to change.
- Grade 12 English
- Pure Math 30 or Math 30-1 or 80% in Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30
- One of: Science 20 or Physics 20
Competitive Entrance - 70% overall average
Effective October 1, 2018 for the 2019-2020 year, this program will revise its competitive entrance to 70% overall average with Physics 30.
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
Accreditation & Industry Certification
The Construction Engineering Technology program offers 25 credits towards the Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal certification. The following Construction Engineering Technology individual courses have been accredited by the Gold Seal Accreditation Board:
- Effective Communication I and II
- Contract Law & Documents
- Estimating I, II and III
- Project Planning & Scheduling
- Construction Economics
- Construction Delivery Systems
- Construction Project Management
- Finance & Cost Control
The Construction Engineering Technology program is accredited under the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.
It is also provincially accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). Graduates may also apply for individual professional certification through the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.