Forestry

Learn to apply biological, ecological, economic, and social knowledge as you develop and implement sustainable forest management plans. Studies emphasize understanding ecosystems function, natural and human disturbance, and ecosystem resilience. This prepares you for careers with public agencies such as state divisions of forestry, U.S. Forest Service or private industries and consulting firms. This program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters.

Forestry Website

Plan of Study

Forestry, BSFOR

Related Career Interests

Careers in Forestry

  • Forester
  • Arborist
  • Consultant
  • Restoration program associate
  • Property manager
  • Graduate school

Transfer to Forestry

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information
Forestry and Natural Resources
(765) 494-3591
JoinFNR@purdue.edu

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