The Forest Management major focuses on understanding the scientific principles of forest ecosystems along with their multiple benefits to society. With this major, students build the skills needed to solve complex real-world problems.
These students also have numerous opportunities to prepare for resolving conflicts, making a positive impact on the environment, world societies & economies, and using state-of-the art technology.
Through this SAF (Society of American Foresters) accredited program, students learn a variety of skills, including how to measure and monitor forest conditions and health, regenerate and grow forest stands, manage wildlife habitat, and implement laws and policies.
Career placement data continues to show encouraging outcomes for our Forest Management Students. Data collected from our 2010-2014 Forest Management graduates highlighted the following placement information:
- Average job placement time (in a related field) upon graduation: 4 weeks
- Average first salary (of students in a related field): $33,189
- Percentage of students continuing education or with a job in a related field: 93%