Topics of Study
In this program, you will study the management and use of forest areas for economic, recreational, and ecological purposes. You will also learn forest-related sciences and their application to environmental factors such as resources management, urban human habitation, forest harvesting, and forest management technology. You will study statistics, natural resources management, forest biology and hydrology, fire protection, geographic information systems, pest infestation, and management and timber processing technologies and systems.
- A certificate or associate degree in applied science may be adequate for entry-level positions in the forestry industry or with natural resources management agencies for the government.
- A bachelor's degree may lead to work as a park ranger or forester for private industry or government, or work in forest ecology or a specialization in forest environmental issues.
- A graduate degree will qualify for research, management, or higher education positions.
- Fish And Game Warden
- Forestry Technician
- Park Ranger
- Pest Controller
- Tree Surgeon (Arborist)