About the Program
Materials Engineering Technology is a 2-year program delivered over 4 semesters of 15 weeks each. Upon completion of the second semester students will also receive two weeks of machine shop and welding skills. Through laboratory work and lectures, students learn about the properties and behaviour of engineering materials. Skills are developed in
- non-destructive and destructive testing
- welding metallurgy and processes
- corrosion testing and control techniques
- metals analysis
- heat treating and processing
Students develop knowledge and skills relating to computer use with spreadsheets, word processing, computer-assisted drafting and specialized software. They also become familiar with a wide range of materials including metals, non metals, ceramics, composites and plastics.
Tuition & Fees (Cost per semester)
Cost Per Credit: $223
Tuition Cap: $2,085
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70
Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)
Semester 1: $1,200
Semester 2: $500
Semester 3: $500
Semester 4: $600
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
- One of: Physics 30 or Chemistry 30
Competitive Entrance - 73% overall average
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
Accreditation & Industry Certification
This is a nationally accredited program recognized toward certification of the graduate as a technologist by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.