Bachelor of Technology Partnership: Combined Degree/Diploma Program

Degree and Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Four years or more
Earn a university degree, a college diploma and 12 months work experience in only 4½ years!

The McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership (B. Tech.) offers a four and a half year post-secondary program that is uniquely designed to combine classroom study, labs, and workplace training. Graduates receive a degree from McMaster University as well as an advanced diploma and business management certificate from Mohawk College. Students take core technical and management courses in addition to 12 months of paid co-op work experience. Alongside their co-op terms, students experience a curriculum that is industry driven, relevant, and balanced between practice and theory, readying them for the workplace or for further study at the graduate level in Masters or PhD programs.

Program Streams

Program Length

4 and a half academic years, co-op included

For September 2017 admission, we require 6 grade 12 U/M courses including:

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Calculus (MCV4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)

The admission range for September 2017 is expected to be 78 to 80%.

Not a Canadian high school student? Email btech [at] for details on international or transfer student admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Automotive and Vehicle Technology

Industries of employment:

  • Automotive Assembly
  • Automotive Parts Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Consulting

Top Co-op Employers:

  • Linamar Corporation
  • Magna
  • Chrysler

Where are they now?

  • Industrial Engineer, Tigercat Industries Inc.
  • Design/Project Engineer, Honda of Canada Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Methods Engineering Analyst, Bombardier Aerospace
  • MBA, McMastr University
  • M.Eng. Design, McMaster University
  • M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

Biotechnology (BIO)

Industries of employment:

  • Biofuel, Food, Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Laboratory Services
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Cosmetics Industry
  • Consulting

Top Co-op Employers:

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Environment Canada
  • Sanofi Pasteur

Where are they now?

  • Chemist, Estée Lauder
  • Compliance Coordinator, Therapure Biopharma Inc.
  • Production Supervisor, Bunge
  • M.Sc. Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, University of Toronto
  • PhD Biochemical Engineering, McMaster University

Process Automation Technology (PAT)

Industries of employment:

  • Manufacturing and Processing Industries
  • Wastewater and Water Treatment
  • System Integration
  • Power Generation and Distribution
  • Consulting

Top Co-op Employers:

  • Rockwell Automation
  • General Motors
  • General Electric

Where are they now?

  • Senior Project Engineer, Weatherford
  • Controls Designer, Callisto Integration
  • Manufacturing Engineer, General Motors
  • Senior Automation Analyst, Arcelor-Mittal Dofasco
  • M.Eng. Manufacturing, McMaster University
  • M.A.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University

Additional Information


Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20221
Website: Learning in 3D (opens new window)

Fennell Campus
Sep 2017

Additional Information