W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

The Walter G Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, within the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster, is home to seven undergraduate and five graduate programs. Our unique program specializations focus on the cross-section of technology and society; in small classes, students work closely as groups to find creative solutions for a changing world. 

At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, students are immersed in education that is practice-based and innovative.  Students are connecting with the community, spending time in the lab, or working collaboratively with industry as part of their education.   

Undergraduate Programs – mybtechdegree.ca

Combined Degree/Diploma

High school or post-secondary transfer students earn a degree, diploma, and 12 months of work experience in 4.5 years of study.

Program Streams:

  • Automotive & Vehicle Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Process Automation Technology

Degree Completion Program

College and University graduates advance directly to level 3 of a degree.  Flexible evening and weekend courses make it possible for technologists and internationally educated professionals to gain Canadian credentials while working.

Program Streams:

  • Civil Engineering Infrastructure Technology
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Energy Engineering Technologies
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Certificate Programs

Canadian and internationally educated professionals advance their career with evening and weekend courses in technology and leadership.


Graduate Programs – wbooth.mcmaster.ca

The W Booth School customized learning methodology reflects core subject matter viewed through a market driven, experiential learning lens. Curriculum is structured so that academics converge with learning by practice in real time. Creativity and innovation are nurtured throughout this educational experience.  Program graduates will have a set of technical and professional skills that enable an enhanced range of career choices in tomorrow’s world.

We offer Master of Engineering Programs specializing in: