A hands-on science and management education in responsible, sustainable forestry. Forest Ecosystem Management grads take leadership roles in private companies, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Interest Areas
  • Plant
  • Science
  • Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature
Target Major/Degree https://agsci.psu.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/forest-ecosystem-management
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

Research facilities include forestry labs develoted to silviculture, ecology, soils, economics and forest management as well as wood products labs tied to wood chemistry, wood physics, business, marketing, operations research, and wood products evaluations.

Careers
  • Land management agencies
  • State forests and parks
  • Conservation districts
  • Forest products companies
  • Environmental consulting firms
  • Tree care industry
  • Municipal watersheds
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Society of American Foresters (SAF)
  • Fly Fishing Club
  • Penn State Spur Collectors
  • Woodsmen Team
  • Student Farm Club
  • The Wildlife Society (TWS)
Options

Focus your degree with an option in Forest BiologyForest Management, Community and Urban Forest Management or Watershed Management