How is wood formed? What goods and services do our forests provide, and how can we nurture and sustain the benefits? How does wildlife affect humankind, and vice versa? Discover underlying, complex ecosystems. Explore wildlife migratory patterns. Assess plant populations, and probe the genetic characteristics of species. Use your advanced degree to understand and manage natural resource systems.
The Michigan Tech School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science awards four master of science degrees and two professional degrees.
Accelerated Master of Forestry and accelerated Master of Geographic Information Science options are available to Michigan Tech students pursuing eligible undergraduate majors.
Master of Science Degrees
Understand land management, and forestry production, forest ecosystem processes, and how to grow and utilize forests. Gain industrial and production forestry skills.
Gain the advanced tools and understanding to take on contemporary environmental challenges in natural and human-dominated ecosystems, and where they intersect, lakeshores to peatlands.
"One of the aspects I enjoy most about forestry is management of our natural resources today while ensuring their preservation for the future. I study forestry as it allows me to pursue this ideal while stewarding the ecosystem I cherish."