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Forest Ecology and Management*

This option emphasizes the biological, socio-political, and managerial skills needed to ensure the sustainability of forest ecosystems and the many renewable forest resources, goods and services upon which society depends.  Successful completion of the curriculum will provide competency in the general areas of natural science, forest biology and ecology, forest mensuration, economics and valuation of forest resources, forest resource policy, outdoor recreation management, communications, and forest resource assessment, decision-making and problem solving. Graduates are on track for careers with federal and state land management agencies, forestry corporations, and a diversity of organizations and businesses in the private sector. This program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters
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Careers Available to Foresty Ecology and Management Majors include:

  • Forester
  • Time and Harvest Manager
  • Forest Ecologist
  • Forest Water Quality Ecologist
  • Recreation Manager
  • Tree Nursery Manager
  • Private Forest Land Owner Consulatant
  • Urban Forester
  • Forest Researcher


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If you have any questions regarding the NREM Major or any of the degree options, contact Dr. Thomas Kuzmic.


*Accredited by the Society of American Foresters

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