Forestry combines elements of ecology, biology, environmental science, public policy and economics to address a variety of environmental and social issues - from combating global climate change and invasive species to providing forest products and wildlife habitats. 

The Bachelor of Science degree educates forestry science professionals and is accredited by the Society of American ForestersGraduate programs are designed for individuals pursuing a wide range of careers in academia, management, public agencies, non-government organizations or the private sector. Students also have the option to obtain a Graduate Certificate in: Spatial Ecology or Forest Carbon Science, Policy and Management.

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Undergraduate Student Spotlight

Emily Caretti

Name: Emily Caretti
Hometown: Warren, MI 
Why Forestry: Forestry is such an awesome field! Not only do we get to spend most of our days running around in the woods, we also make huge contributions to society… Read More.

Graduate Student Spotlight

Malcom Itter

Name: Malcom Itter
Hometown: New York, NY
Degree: PhD
Advisor: Andrew Finley
Why forestry: Forestry is unique in that it combines ecological research focused on understanding the future… Read More