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28 Bachelor Programs in Forest Sciences

A bachelor’s degree is typically pursued after finishing high school or completing a GED. Students can develop their knowledge in a variety of areas and, in three to five years, earn a degree that can lead to a fulfilling career. What is a Bachelor in Forest Sciences? This program is designed for those who want a deeper understanding about forest and plant conservation. Although each program… Read more

A bachelor’s degree is typically pursued after finishing high school or completing a GED. Students can develop their knowledge in a variety of areas and, in three to five years, earn a degree that can lead to a fulfilling career.

What is a Bachelor in Forest Sciences? This program is designed for those who want a deeper understanding about forest and plant conservation. Although each program varies in its specific curriculum, students typically learn about animal and plant life, forest management and planning, conservation, and ecology. Common coursework may include zoology, geology, soil science, entomology, and ecosystems. Along with classroom lectures and discussions, students often gain experience through laboratory work, field trips, and internships.

Because forests are complex ecosystems, students who earn this degree can gain analytical skills to help answer questions. They may also develop research skills, and those who study the management side can improve leadership and communication abilities that are useful for advancing careers.

When deciding which school to attend, students should factor in not only tuition but also program-related fees and living expenses. Those on a budget may want to choose a school close by or consider online classes. Some institutions may also offer loans, scholarships, or other types of financial aid to help with finances.

There are a variety of employers looking for the skills that forest sciences graduates offer. Careers may be found with government agencies, academia, private businesses, consulting firms, and nonprofit organizations. Professional titles may include botanist, biologist, research scientist, entomologist, ecologist, or professor. Other jobs may be forest manager, conservationist, forest economist, biosecurity specialist, timber appraisal, policy analyst, wood processor, land manager, environmental consultant, and forest planner.

Our online database has a number of options for forest sciences programs at both national and international schools. You can quickly search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Oviedo
Oviedo, Spain

The recommended profile combines the capacity for observation, synthesis and analysis of the medium. Interest in experimentation and research, nature, the environment, energy, ... +

The recommended profile combines the capacity for observation, synthesis and analysis of the medium. Interest in experimentation and research, nature, the environment, energy, computing and new technologies. Ability to provide solutions to problems from a technical, competitive and innovative point of view. -
Bachelor
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Spanish, English
Sep 2022
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Green River College
Auburn, USA

Earn a great living wage in a high-demand field. Make a difference in your community. Reach your potential. Make your dream of an outdoor career in natural resources a reality ... +

Earn a great living wage in a high-demand field. Make a difference in your community. Reach your potential. Make your dream of an outdoor career in natural resources a reality with the most affordable and applied-for forestry program in the Northwest! When we surveyed local forestry employers 76 percent said that a Bachelor's degree was their preferred qualification and that demand currently exceeds the supply of technically qualified employees. Earning your Bachelor's degree will increase your opportunity to obtain senior-level permanent positions in Natural Resources. -
BSc
Full-time
186 hours
English
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The University of Tennessee Knoxville
Knoxville, USA

Our principal instructional objective is to provide the broad education needed to deal effectively with the complexity of forest resources. This program is the only forestry b ... +

Our principal instructional objective is to provide the broad education needed to deal effectively with the complexity of forest resources. This program is the only forestry bachelor’s program in Tennessee and is highlighted by a semester-long field camp that takes students all over the southeastern United States for hands-on experiences. -
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8 semesters
English
Campus
 

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University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

The BSc (Hons) Forest Management is a highly practical course that will give you all the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful forest or arboriculture manager. ... +

The BSc (Hons) Forest Management is a highly practical course that will give you all the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful forest or arboriculture manager. If you are looking for a rewarding career, where you can provide professional advice to the land-based forestry sector and help secure our forests for future generations to enjoy, then this course is for you. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
English
Campus
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, USA

Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water, rec ... +

Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water, recreation, and scenic beauty. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Paul Smith's College
Paul Smiths, USA

Bachelors Degree in Forestry - Built on a longstanding Adirondack tradition, forestry education at Paul Smith’s College equips students with a foundation of technical, field-b ... +

Bachelors Degree in Forestry - Built on a longstanding Adirondack tradition, forestry education at Paul Smith’s College equips students with a foundation of technical, field-based and applied education that combines theory and practice. -
BSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Autonomous University of Chapingo (Universidad Autónoma Chapingo (UACha))
Texcoco, Mexico

The industrialization of timber and non-timber forest raw material, to transform it into final consumer products, is the pinnacle of the forest production process. Its importa ... +

The industrialization of timber and non-timber forest raw material, to transform it into final consumer products, is the pinnacle of the forest production process. Its importance in the national economy is increasing due to the generation of jobs and foreign exchange, thanks to the growing demand for the wide variety of products it offers: from sleepers, poles, structures for houses, floors, furniture, doors, sporting goods, etc., to the production of boards, paper, and cardboard for various uses. The development of a solid and prosperous forest industry is essential for forest resources to fulfill their function, for the benefit of man and society. Therefore, it is very important to promote its modernization and technological updating for higher productivity and competitiveness rates. -
Bachelor
Spanish (Mexican)
Campus
 
Amazonas State University | Universidade Do Estado Do Amazonas
Platô do Piquiá, Brazil

The Higher Course in Technology in Agroecology is organized in accordance with the National Curriculum Guidelines and the Internal Legislation, with a focus on socio-political ... +

The Higher Course in Technology in Agroecology is organized in accordance with the National Curriculum Guidelines and the Internal Legislation, with a focus on socio-political, economic, and interdisciplinary issues, ensuring the solid formation of the Technologist in Agroecology. The Technologist in Agroecology will be able to work in rural properties, cooperatives, associations, governmental and non-governmental bodies, in the management of different plant production systems (horticulture, fruit, and forestry), and natural resources (soil, fauna, flora, water resources) and develop integrated actions that take into account the ethical, social, political, cultural, economic and environmental dimension of family farmers in the Amazon. -
Bachelor
Portuguese (Brazil)
Campus
 
Technological Institute of Putumayo (Instituto Tecnológico del Putumayo (ITP))
Putumayo, Colombia

The Professional in Forest Engineering by propaedeutic cycles, which is also a Forest Resource technology professional, is trained to act under the principles, values ​​, and ... +

The Professional in Forest Engineering by propaedeutic cycles, which is also a Forest Resource technology professional, is trained to act under the principles, values ​​, and profile defined by the ITP to perform in different multidisciplinary environments with a focus on achievement, with strengths that They allow providing solutions to a wide variety of problems in the productive sector. The foundation achieved provides the opportunity to intervene in organizational processes and business initiatives and participate in the execution of actions to achieve the efficient performance of technology, which will support the dynamics of organizational development, and of nations, which demand the so-called society of information and knowledge society. -
Bachelor
Spanish (Colombia)
Campus
 
Kaunas Forestry and Environmental Engineering University of Applied Sciences
Šlienava, Lithuania

After completing the Forestry study program, graduates will be able to work in the State Forest Enterprise (forest districts, nurseries, forest management service), State Fore ... +

After completing the Forestry study program, graduates will be able to work in the State Forest Enterprise (forest districts, nurseries, forest management service), State Forest Service, environmental protection institutions, private forest companies, or establish their own forestry wood processing businesses. -
Bachelor
Lithuanian
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Maritime College Of Forest Technology
Fredericton, Canada

All students attending the Maritime College of Forest Technology are enrolled in the two-year Forest Technology Diploma program. The program focuses on developing a student’s ... +

All students attending the Maritime College of Forest Technology are enrolled in the two-year Forest Technology Diploma program. The program focuses on developing a student’s proficiency in the use of various tools and technologies used in gathering data across forested environments, as well as developing knowledge of forestry dynamics, wildlife habitat, management, and current issues. As a forest technician, you will be doing fieldwork in ever-changing forested stands, and applying the skills you’ve learned to research, manage, and natural resource conservation tasks. Upon successful completion of the Forest Technology program, students receive a diploma in Forest Technology. Unlike traditional high schools and universities, students enrolling at MCFT all receive the same class schedule each semester. -
Bachelor
English (Canada)
Campus
 
Hasanuddin University
Makassar, Indonesia

Faculty of Forestry has one department and one study programme namely the Study Programme of Forestry. Curriculum of the Forestry Study Programme which currently applies is th ... +

Faculty of Forestry has one department and one study programme namely the Study Programme of Forestry. Curriculum of the Forestry Study Programme which currently applies is the Curriculum of 2008 being simultaneously legalized by the University Senate with the other study programmes in the year 2010. However, since the year 2013, the curriculum referring to the Indonesian National Qualification Framework had been modified and legalized by the Faculty Senate in the year 2015. The curriculum modification was implemented to meet the employment opportunities, global demands and development, technology development, particularly in the field of forestry. -
Bachelor
English, Indonesian
 
Tampere Vocational College Tredu
Virrat, Finland

After completing your undergraduate degree in forestry, you will have a wide range of skills to work in forestry jobs as an employee or entrepreneur, or even in your own fores ... +

After completing your undergraduate degree in forestry, you will have a wide range of skills to work in forestry jobs as an employee or entrepreneur, or even in your own forest. You can also do, for example, work on the manufacture of mechanical timber, local transport of timber and forest management, or maintenance and repair work on forest and heavy machinery, both as an employee and an entrepreneur. -
BSc
Finnish
Campus