University of Maine

Graduate School

Forestry Program

Address:

5782 Winslow Hall

Room 42

Orono, ME 04469

United States

Phone:

1-207-581-3214

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Forestry;Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Departments of Forest Ecosystem Science and Forest Management, College of Natural Resources, Forestry, and Agriculture, offer graduate study leading to a non-thesis Master of Forestry, a Master of Science in Forestry and a Ph.D in Forest Resources. An interdisciplinary Master of Science degree in Resource Utilization is offered jointly by the Department of Forest Management and the Departments of Resource Economics and Policy, and Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. Students may choose from a wide range of specialties, including:wood science and technology (emphasis on wood properties, wood composites, wood preservation, and wood utilization), forest biological sciences (forest ecology and silviculture, forest genetics, soils, entomology, physiology, and pathology), forest biometrics (inventory, remote sensing, GIS), forest economics and policy, management sciences (forest management, systems analysis, operations research), forest engineering, forest business administration, and forest recreation.

Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., The Society of American Foresters

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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