The fully online arboriculture and urban forestry certificate program at UMass Amherst can add knowledge to your undergraduate degree or help you grow as a professional. The certificate is a gateway for students eager for an introduction to the arboriculture and urban forestry fields. It can be added to any UMass degree, and all credits earned can be applied either to the  AS in arboriculture and community forest management or the BS in natural resource conservation. 

To earn the certificate, you’ll take five courses, which you’ll choose from topics such as principles in arboriculture, landscape plants, and sensible pruning for beginners and experts.  

The arboriculture and urban forestry certificate also provides continuing education opportunities for career professionals with a flexible course sequence that can start any semester to accommodate varied work schedules. ISA-certified arborists are eligible to earn continuing education credits (CEUs) in several of the courses offered.