Architectural Technologies

Free information session: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016
Lower level atrium, Aldred Centre, SAIT Main Campus
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Winter 2017 start: applications are accepted June 1, 2016 to Nov. 15, 2016.
Fall 2017 start:
applications open Oct. 19, 2016.

  • Two-year diploma
  • Architectural or Building Development majors
  • Fall and winter starts
  • Variety of employment opportunities available
  • Laptop-based program using SAIT-issued laptop

Program Description

The Architectural Technologies program is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge required to work as an Architectural Technologist for architectural firms, residential builders and many other companies involved in the construction industry.

This Diploma program is two years in length, consisting of four 15-week semesters. The first three semesters are common to all students in the program. In the fourth semester, you will have the ability to specialize in the Architectural or the Building Development options.

This program accepts students into first semester in September as well as January.

Note: This program utilizes an e-Learning (SAIT issued laptop computer) instructional delivery method.

Your Career

Graduates find diverse work in architectural offices and in building construction as architect assistants, building inspectors, building products sales and graphic designers.

Student Success

The most successful students in the program are those with a solid foundation in high school Math and Physics and the aptitude to apply those skills to solving real problems. The ability to visualize in three dimensions and an affinity towards computerized graphics software are valuable assets.