Forestry Pathway to WSU

Foresters plan, maintain, and preserve forests and forest resources for public and private use. A strong background in the plant sciences with a strong emphasis on spatial analysis, including landscape ecology and GIS, prepares you to work as a professional forester, performing tasks ranging from increasing timber production to restoring wildlife habitat.
See the flyer here: Forestry Flyer.

Career Opportunities

  • Forester
  • Environmental consultant
  • Land, refuge, or wildlife habitat manager
  • Reforestation specialist
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist
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Degree Options

Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) Degree in Watershed Ecology-F: a two year degree program that matriculates into a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Sciences degree in Forestry in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Washington State University. For more information on the individual courses, click here.