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B.Tech.

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology offers the Bachelor of Technology program in response to the needs of today’s innovation-based industries. Earn a B.Tech. Degree from McMaster University, as well as an Advanced Technology Diploma and Business Management Certificate from Mohawk College. 

What is the Bachelor of Technology?

Employers want graduates who are versatile, innovative, and ready to hit the ground running in an evolving industry.  B.Tech. is an innovative program that is designed to have students study theory and management practices in lectures, gain hands-on skills in labs, and experience the engineering industry first hand during 12 months of co-op work.

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Areas of Specializations

Automation Engineering Technology

Prepare yourself for a career in automation through this multidisciplinary program with subjects from chemical, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering.

Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

Learn the skills and theoretical knowledge you will need to design and manufacture automotive and vehicle components, systems, and cars of the future.

Biotechnology

With the combination of theoretical foundation and lab experience, you will be prepared for success in areas in genetic engineering and bioprocessing.

Where can I work?

Click to view sample jobs and employers for each B.Tech. stream: 

Hear from current B.Tech. students:

Robyn - Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

Robyn - Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology

"B.Tech. is a unique program because it is more hands-on and we focus on learning technical skills. I chose McMaster because of this program - it is different and fits my learning style and personality. You won't find another program like it."

George - Automation Engineering Technology

George - Automation Engineering Technology

"We get a lot of hands-on experience in labs and design courses and have small classes, where we have hte opportunity to talk more with professors. In our co-op, we interact a lot with industry and try to understand what they need to make improvements in their fields."

Julianne - Biotechnology

Julianne - Biotechnology

"I see myself working in the environmental or agricultural technology sectors. I chose Biotechnology at McMaster because I thought it really demonstrated the perfect relationship between technology and the natural world."

B.Tech. in the News:

Celebrating innovation in education

November 30, 2018

Celebrating innovation in education

On November 29, the Faculty of Engineering celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Bachelor of Technology degree completion programs and the 10th anniversary of the four-year programs at LIUNA Station.

The Industry 4.0 experience inside the Learning Factory

July 16, 2018

The Industry 4.0 experience inside the Learning Factory

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology’s new Learning Factory is a world-class facility that simulates the factory of the future.

Pathway to a P.Eng.

November 5, 2018

Pathway to a P.Eng.

Students in several B.Tech. programs get a clearer, more consistent path to pursuing a P.Eng. designation.

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