24 months
Application deadlines: September 8
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: June 8
International tuition: CA$17,306
Domestic tuition: CA$4,170

Program overview

The program emphasizes the application of standard and specialized laboratory techniques across scientific disciplines. Training is lab-focused; you'll gain practical, job-ready experience using a variety of modern laboratory instruments and computer applications in NAIT's advanced Centre for Chemical Studies. In Chemical Technology, you'll learn to work independently and in teams to design experiments and solve unique problems. You'll also use computers and software for data acquisition, analysis, literature searches and to prepare oral and written reports. Throughout the program, you'll perform audits to identify safety hazards, and apply WHMIS principles to the storage, handling, preparation and disposal of hazardous materials. First-year chemistry courses include chemical safety, laboratory techniques, organic and inorganic chemistry, quantitative analysis and physical chemistry. Additional courses in computers, math, physics and communications complete the first year. Second-year courses include instrumental analysis, environmental chemistry, applied biochemistry, industrial chemistry, oil, gas, and coal chemistry, and project management.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
English 30-1 or 30-2 Math 30-1 or 30-2 or Pure Math 30 or Applied Math 30 Chemistry 30 Proof of English Language Proficiency Duolingo English Test acceptable Minimum score - 115

Career opportunities

Employment opportunities exist for Chemical Technology graduates in the following areas: The chemical industry, involving the manufacture of a variety of inorganic and organic chemicals; Laboratory support to the mining, food and agricultural industries; The petroleum industry, involving the production and testing of fuels and lubricants; Biotechnology and forensic laboratories; The environmental field, involving the identification and analysis of environmental pollutants; Research laboratories at universities, colleges, industrial R&D facilities and government agencies.

Campus location

Edmonton , Canada

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