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Prospective Students - Undergraduate Programs

Welcome to the UMaine’s School of Forest Resources, and thanks for your interest in our programs. Our School offers five undergraduate programs leading to a 4-year B.S. degree. Take some time to find the one that is right for you, and feel free to contact us anytime for more information.


Get ready for rewarding careers with the forest industry, public land management agencies, environmental groups, and private consulting. Many of our students continue their studies to pursue a graduate degree. (Accredited by the Society of American Foresters.)

Forestry Program Overview
Forestry Survey Engineering Tech
Society of American Foresters publication on the Forestry profession

Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Be prepared for careers in the diverse and fast-growing fields of recreation and tourism. Career opportunities include a variety of work settings such as parks and protected natural areas, the private sector, non-profit environmental organizations, as well as state and federal natural resource agencies.

PRT Conservation Law Enforcement
PRT Parks and Recreation Management
PRT Nature-Based Tourism

Forest Operations, Bioproducts & Bioenergy

Set yourself up for careers in industrial and consulting forestry, administration and supervision of timber harvesting and wood processing facilities, forest engineering and land management, and graduate studies in forest operations science. (Accredited by the Society of American Foresters and the Society of Wood Science and Technology.)

Forest Operations, Bioproducts & Bioenergy

Ecology & Environmental Sciences: Ecosystem Ecology Concentration – Forest Ecology track

Get excellent preparation for careers and graduate study in research, teaching, ecosystem monitoring, conservation, public service, non-governmental organizations, and environmental consulting.

4+1 Master of Forestry Program

Future Students

Society of American Foresters

Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST)


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