Management Systems Engineering Technologists are the link between engineering and business. Relying on strong technical ability, good business judgment, and superior people skills, Management Systems Engineering Technologists improve profitability, productivity, quality and safety in the production and service sectors. This unique combination of skills makes graduates attractive to employers in a wide variety of industries including oil and gas, energy, mining, manufacturing, food processing, fabrication, construction, government, consulting, and health care.
This program is accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board under the mandate of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.
Graduates completing this program are automatically eligible to apply for membership in the Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL), as well as any similar association in Canada.
Upon completion of this program graduates may choose to further their education by completing a bachelor's degree in technology or engineering at one of several institutions that have articulation agreements with College of the North Atlantic.
This program is also a CEWIL (Co-operative Education and Work-integrated Learning) accredited program.
As a Management Systems engineering technologist, the graduate will have the knowledge and skill that will allow him/her to:
- Analyze engineering and business processes, using industrial engineering principles, to improve productivity.
- Optimize process designs that are both safe and productive while ensuring quality standards are met at minimal cost.
- Plan and control projects using project and cost management techniques and superior documentation and communication skills.
- Employ problem solving and management strategies that are fundamental to success in various industry and business settings.
- Create quality assurance / quality control procedures, in an industrial environment, to improve the effectiveness of the business.
- Formulate efficiency improvement plans using lean manufacturing techniques.
consisting of Communication Skills, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Electrotechnology, and Engineering Graphics (CAD).
in engineering technology consisting of computer based analysis and design, materials science, machine design, business management, project management and control, and supply chain management.
employing labs and shops focused on Management Systems engineering technology such as ergonomics, work measurement, plant layout, facility planning, production planning, and computer integrated manufacturing.
consisting of field experience, gained from compensated work terms, in the field of Management Systems engineering.
Graduates of this program may obtain employment in a wide variety of industries. Previous graduates have been successful in obtaining employment with oil and gas, energy, servicing, aerospace, mining, ship building, manufacturing and health services industries.
Graduates with two years of progressive work experience may be eligible to receive the designation of Professional Technologist (P. Tech) upon completion of a Professional Practice and Ethics Exam.
In addition to the formal courses listed in the program of studies, students in the Management Systems Engineering Technology (Co-op) program are required to obtain the following certifications of completion over their three-year period of study:
- Standard First Aid/Heart Start
Students should be aware that additional fees may apply for external certifications.
Eligibility for admission to an Engineering Technology program requires the applicant to meet one of the following four academic criteria:
1. High School
High School Graduation Certificate with a 60% overall average in the following (or equivalent):
i. English (2 credits) (minimum 60%) from: 3201
ii. Mathematics (4 credits) chosen from:
Advanced: 2200, 3200 (50% minimum in each course)
Academic: 2201 (50% minimum), 3201 (60% minimum)
Students who received a combined average of 70% in high school Academic Mathematics 2201 and 3201, or a pass in both high school
Advanced Mathematics 2200 and 3200 can be exempted from Math 1700. Students must apply for the exemption.
iii. Science (4 credits) two of which must be selected from:
Earth Systems: 3209
The remaining two Science credits to be chosen from the highest Science mark in level 1, 2 or 3.
2. Comprehensive Arts and Science (CAS) Transition
Comprehensive Arts and Science (Transition) Certificate with the following courses:
i. Math (60% MINIMUM) MA1040
ii. Two Science courses chosen from one of the following three combinations:
It is strongly recommended that CAS students who intend to enroll in Engineering Technology programs complete both of the Chemistry courses and both of the Physics courses.
3. Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Adult Basic Education (Level III) Graduation with Degree and Technical Profile including the following courses (or equivalent):
i. English (60% minimum) 3101A, 3101B, 3101C or 3102A, 3102B, 3102C
ii. Mathematics (60% minimum) 1101A, 1101B, 1101C, 2101A, 2101B, 2101C, 3101A, 3101B, 3101C
iii. Science from one of the following sections:
a. Biology 1101, 2101A, 2101B, 2101C, 3101A, 3101B, 3101C
b. Chemistry 1102, 2102A, 2102B, 2102C, 3102A, 3102B, 3102C
c. Physics 1104, 2104A, 2104B, 2104C, 3104A, 3104B, 3104C
Applicants with Adult Basic Education (Level III) Graduation with a different Profile may be eligible for admission to the program provided the appropriate selection of courses including those outlined above have been completed.
4. Mature Student Requirements
Applicants who do not meet the education prerequisites for this program, are 19 years at the time of application and out of school for at least one year may be considered on an individual basis under the Mature Student Requirements; for more information regarding the Mature Student Requirements please refer to Procedure AC-102-PR Admission
International Applicants – English Proficiency
All international applicants must meet the College’s English language proficiency requirements for acceptance into regular programs. The College will accept these recognized tests of English language proficiency (TOEFL paper based 550, TOEFL Internet based 79, TOEFL computer based 213 or equivalent, IELTS Academic Test overall band score of 6.0, or Pearson PTE 53 or greater, etc.).
If a language proficiency test other than those referenced above was used, applicants can forward for assessment.
If an international applicant has attended an educational institution (high school or post-secondary) for a period of three years or more where the official language of instruction was English, the English language proficiency test will not be required.
: Some programs may require specific English language requirements and proficiency scores that differ from those stated above; therefore international applicants are advised to please refer to the specific program admission requirements as identified in the College Calendar.