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About MIAT

MIAT College of Technology
The MIAT name is recognized by industry leaders for excellence in technical career training and is a skilled trades professionals college with campuses in Canton, Michigan and Houston, Texas.

Proud Legacy of Career Training Success

Since 1969, MIAT College of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue rewarding technical careers. After more than 50 years in technical career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with top employers.*

As an MIAT student today you’ll benefit from the proud legacy of success and continued good name of MIAT within the technical training industry.

*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Get Job-Ready Training – Industry Customized Curriculum

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees. MIAT works with with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers look for.

Now is an exciting time for individuals ready to advance in a technical career. MIAT provides career-focused training, developed in partnership with industry leaders, in the following areas:

Aviation Programs
Energy Technology Programs
HVACR Technician Program
Non-Destructive Testing Technician
Robotics and Automation
Welding Specialist – Canton
Welding Specialist – Houston
Wind Power Technician Program

Use the links above to explore the programs you’re interested in.

“MIAT is definitely the top in the industry as far as I’m concerned, as far as the school, the location, the facilities here are second to none.”
– Dan Sonego, Senior Manager Tech Ops, United Airlines

Learn More about MIAT’s Industry Driven Curriculum

Over 50 Years in the Industry

miat-sealMIAT College of Technology has been preparing students for rewarding technical careers for over half a century and in that time has become a major contributor to technical industry around the country.

The school was founded by a highly experienced aircraft technician, Lee R. Koepke, in anticipation of growth in the aviation industry. Koepke developed a training resource to send qualified aviation technicians into the field. That training became the foundation for the Aviation Technology programs used at MIAT today.

Click here for more on the MIAT’s impressive History

Strong Industry Network – Get Connected and Get Ahead

Not only does MIAT have long standing connections within the industry, but there are thousands of MIAT grads working in the field. Many graduates have gone on to management positions or have even started their own companies.*

As an MIAT graduate you’re automatically connected to an extensive network of employers, peers and industry resources.

*MIAT programs prepare graduates for careers in industries using the provided training. Some MIAT graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than as a technician. MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Focused Training – Get Working Sooner

This is career-driven education. Everything you do as an MIAT student directly relates to your career goals. Focused programs allow you to complete your training and get out into the professional world in as little as 7-24 months.

Industry-Inspired Shop Facilities – Get Hands-On Training

At MIAT, learning is interactive. In addition to traditional classroom learning, you will also spend time up on your feet working industry-inspired shop facilities using the real industry equipment you’ll encounter on the job, including things like:

  • Aircraft
  • Gas and Steam Engines
  • Electronics
  • Gas Welding Equipment
  • Lifting and Rigging Mock-Ups
  • Precision Measuring Devices
  • Wind Turbine Training Area
  • Computer Labs
  • Heating and Air-Conditioning Units
  • Reciprocating and Turbine-Jet Powerplants
  • Robotic Arms, Conveyor Systems, and 3-D Printers
  • Welding Booths

Training with real world equipment provides you the opportunity to develop confidence and be prepared for your first job in the field. You’ll feel ready to start working immediately after gaining so much direct, hands-on experience before you graduate.

Convenient Day and Evening Schedules – Get Organized

MIAT programs are tailored for busy adult learners. Many students are working and/or raising families while going to school. With MIAT’s Day and Evening class options, you can choose the schedule that works for you.

Military Benefits – Get College Credit for Your Military Training/Skills

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency - Gold Certified SchoolMIAT respects the time and energy you’ve put into your military career. We don’t think you should have to spend time in school going over things you already know. Relevant skills you’ve demonstrated during your service, as verified on your Joint Service Transcripts (JSTs), may be applied to the credits of your MIAT program. Let us help make your transition to a promising civilian career as quick and easy as

MIAT College of Technology was recently named a Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency (MVAA) certified Gold Level Veteran-Friendly School.

Click here for more info on MIAT’s commitment to Military & Veterans

Placement Assistance – Get The Support To Launch A Successful Career

Technical training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you can be proud of. At MIAT, we’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. From corporate contractors to international corporations, employers of all sizes have hired our graduates to work in specialized careers.

Alumni and students preparing to graduate have a number of resources to help them jump start their new careers, including personalized advising, interview technique training, resume feedback and development, and access to a number of job fairs to give students the opportunity to network and make contacts in their field of study.

Click here to see who hires MIAT graduates

Financial Aid – Get Funding Info and Support

MIAT understands the stress that paying for college can create. That’s why we connect our students with financial aid options so you can focus on what matters: getting hands-on training from technology experts.

The goal of the Financial Aid Department at MIAT College of Technology is to assist eligible students in applying for and receiving financial assistance. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.*

MIAT’s Financial Aid Department takes a personal approach to help you determine and maximize eligibility for financial aid including:

  • Student Loans
  • Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Alternative Financing

Click here for more info on Financial Aid

*Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Awards vary due to specific conditions, criteria and state.

Is MIAT Right for You? Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about technical careers, and exploring whether MIAT College of Technology is a good fit for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

A knowledgeable Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any question you have.

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