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Forestry and Wood Technology

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Degrees offered are the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy.

For the Forestry Program, areas of specialization include hydrology/watershed management, information technology, ecology, physiology, silviculture, forest land conservation, urban forestry, policy, and forest wildlife habitat management. Requirements for the Master of Science degree in forestry include completion of courses to meet the minimum U.S. Forest Service employment requirements.

For the Building Materials and Wood Technology Program, specialties include wood science and technology, product development and processing, operations research and marketing, with emphasis on structural elements, components and systems for housing. There are no set course prerequisites for entry to the program.

Students may select a nonthesis option for the Master of Science degree.