Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

College of Natural Resources

Graduate Program in Forestry

Address:

Virginia Tech Professional MBA Program

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

United States

Phone:

1-540-231-6536

Fax:

1-540-231-3714

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Forestry (M.F.);M.S., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Forestry offers graduate programs leading to the M.F., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The department consists of 26 faculty, 3 research associates, and 11 support personnel. Over 50 graduate students are enrolled in the five general specialty areas of: (1) forest biometrics, (2) forest biology, (3) forest management and economics, (4) natural resource recreation, and (5) forestry operations. Starting-level assistantships range from $16,200 to $17,184 per annum, and academic-year tuition is waived for students receiving assistantships. In addition, a few special competitive stipends worth up to $20,000 per year are also available.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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