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Geoscience Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.nait.ca
Unlock the undiscovered potential of what lies below the surface of the Earth. From resource exploration to surveying and land development, geological technologists use their knowledge of rock, groundwater and sedimentary formations to inform major decisions across a number of industries. NAIT's 2-year Geological Technology diploma program will provide you with a solid background in physical geology, petrology, hydrogeology, geophysics, structural geology, historical geology, and sedimentary geology. You'll also develop foundational mathematics, chemistry, and applied science knowledge and receive essential safety training to ensure you and your colleagues are safe in the field. This program is Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) Certified.
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Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
  • One of: Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20, or Science 30
  • English Language Proficiency

Or

  • Successful completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits or 8 post-secondary courses* within an accredited or recognized degree or diploma in a related field (engineering or engineering technology) with an Admission GPA of 2.0 based on the most recently completed post-secondary credits.
  • English Language Proficiency

*Please note that acceptance into the program does not guarantee transfer credits. Transfer credits evaluation will take place after the student is accepted into the program.

Please see program page for additional requirements and considerations.

Transfer & Credit Options may be available, please see nait.ca for more information.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,500.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,650.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,128.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 19, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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