MF Career Opportunities

Funding and Career Opportunities

  • The Dean of the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science provides $1,000 for each accepted student, earned by working on School research projects (Earn and Learn).
  • Assistantships aren't available, but students are encouraged to apply for scholarships and other funding sources.
  • The forestry and conservation job market is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014-2024, with a median $60,220 annual salary, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Starting salaries range from $35,000-80,000, according to Careers in Forestry and Natural Resources.

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Credentialed by the Society of American Foresters, this professional degree prepares you for a career in forestry working where you want to be: outdoors.