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. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information
Forestry and Natural Resources
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JoinFNR@purdue.edu

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