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Architectural Technology

Architectural Technology (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Six semesters, beginning in September and January


Contact Information

Yuri Sura, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4014


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,882.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed ware the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 JanuaryClosed
2016 SeptemberOpen
2017 JanuaryOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
– Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Additional Requirements

Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet applications is required.

Our Program

Humber’s Architectural Technology diploma program will train you to use your logical and critical thinking skills as you apply architectural technology to construction and building design.

You’ll learn from full-time, award-winning professors and licensed architects who bring real-life perspective and valuable industry contacts to you. The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring you are learning current and relevant material. In the Architectural Technology program, you will learn:
– computer-aided drawing, building methods and project management using the most current computer programs, such as AutoCAD and Revit (Building Information Modelling)
– construction technologies for materials such as wood frame, steel, masonry and precast concrete, and project management skills
– hands-on skills, including building code, building specifications, estimating, and structural and mechanical knowledge
– sustainable design skills needed in today’s eco-friendly architectural technology field.

Courses include instruction in freehand sketching, history of architecture, renovation and restoration, site planning, and technical communications.

Architectural Technology electives include bath and kitchen, interior detailing, building code (legal), small building residential design and more.

List of Courses

How to Apply

Your Career

Build a strong future for yourself with a career in architectural technology.

Building construction is expected to continue to grow, according to a 2014 survey by the Ontario Construction Secretariat. The same survey said contractors expect the number of skilled laborers to decline, providing a need for new graduates to enter the architectural technology field.

Humber Architectural Technology graduates work:
– in producing design and construction documents for architectural offices
– as project co-ordinators, estimators and project inspectors for contracting firms
– as housing specialists for design firms
– as sales representatives for construction equipment manufacturers
– as building inspectors and plan examiners for municipalities.

The rapid growth in construction and building in Toronto and southern Ontario, combined with Humber’s strong reputation in the industry, provides graduates with strong employment opportunities.

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

The Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO) recognizes Humber’s Architectural Technology program as meeting the academic requirements for acceptance to the internship program. This leads to certification as an Accredited Architectural Technologist – Member of the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (MAATO) upon completion of the official Lecture Series and the passing of the accreditation examinations.

Work Placement

Get hands-on experience in the architectural technology industry during an optional architectural field placement, which normally takes place from May through August following semester four (minimum 400 hours).

To take advantage of the field placement opportunity, Architectural Technology students must also successfully complete a career management workshop to help them develop effective job and search skills, prior to the field placement term.

Humber provides a range of services to support students, including working with business, industry and government to identify work placement opportunities.

Your Future Study Options

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 75 per cent or more may be considered for admission to Humber’s Bachelor of Interior Design degree program 22051. A portfolio assessment is also required. Graduates may then complete the degree program with the equivalent of six semesters of full-time study, plus a paid work term.

Graduates must also possess ENG4U or Humber’s COMM 200/WRIT 100 or COMM 300/ WRIT 200 with a grade of 65 per cent or more, plus any Grade 12 U-level Mathematics or Humber’s TMATH 111 or DMAT 100 with a grade of 60 per cent or more. To apply, please complete and submit the online application form.

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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