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7 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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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
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad de Huelva
Huelva, Spain

The Graduate in Forestry and Natural Environment Engineering is a qualified professional and prepared to develop sustainable management and ecosystem planning in order to ensu ... +

The Graduate in Forestry and Natural Environment Engineering is a qualified professional and prepared to develop sustainable management and ecosystem planning in order to ensure the conservation and if necessary, the restoration of these ecosystems, as well as to ensure the exploitation of forest resources in a way that respects the environment, responding to the new demands of society. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
Spanish
Oct 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
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
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Ecole Superieure Du Bois
Nantes, France

The Bachelor in Wood and Digital Transition of Production trains three-year pilot production managers in the wood processing industries capable of managing complex processes a ... +

The Bachelor in Wood and Digital Transition of Production trains three-year pilot production managers in the wood processing industries capable of managing complex processes and tools. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
French
Sep 2020
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
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Mongolian University Of Life Sciences
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

In a Bachelor of Engineer Forestry, students get to study technology in the forest industry, learn the skills to reforest and use natural resources properly and to conduct ref ... +

In a Bachelor of Engineer Forestry, students get to study technology in the forest industry, learn the skills to reforest and use natural resources properly and to conduct reforestation scientifically. -
Bachelor
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Reggio Calabria, Italy

The 1st Cycle Degree Course (Bachelor Degree) in Environmental and Forest Sciences aims at educating professional people, providing them with a strong general knowledge, gener ... +

The 1st Cycle Degree Course (Bachelor Degree) in Environmental and Forest Sciences aims at educating professional people, providing them with a strong general knowledge, general theoretic, concrete basics, specialized competence and practical concepts. It enables them to tackle different issues related to the environmental and forest sector, and in particular the production, processing and management of forest, the farming and woodland resources, the land and environment protection within the symbiotic relationship between plants and environment. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 

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