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31 Masters Programs in Forest Sciences

If an undergraduate degree is considered a foot in the door to a given field, a master's degree is the crucial next step that can develop and progress one's career path. This degree helps students specialize in a given profession, and demonstrates knowledge and experience to potential employers.   What is a Master in Forest Sciences? This program focus prepares students for rewarding careers… Read more

If an undergraduate degree is considered a foot in the door to a given field, a master's degree is the crucial next step that can develop and progress one's career path. This degree helps students specialize in a given profession, and demonstrates knowledge and experience to potential employers.

What is a Master in Forest Sciences? This program focus prepares students for rewarding careers in the realm of environmental science. The field includes many subdisciplines, from forest management and sustainability to ecology and land management. Students learn how best to allocate resources and protect natural conservation efforts. Many forest sciences programs insist on extensive research and fieldwork, so students are exposed to the reality and enormity of the task of sustainability. Coursework can also involve a fair amount of plant politics, biology, atmospheric science and geology.

One advantage to this path of study is its timeliness; today, environmental awareness is at an all-time high. People around the world are clamoring to reduce their carbon footprint and protect the environment. Graduates of a Master in Forest Sciences program have an important role to play in these efforts.

Every master's program involves different costs. A school's admissions office can answer any questions regarding tuition and finances.

This master's degree lends itself well to a large number of careers. Given the impressive knowledge base and field experience that students gain, many graduates find that they are sought out as consultants, researchers and specialists. This degree can also open the door to careers such as environmental advocates, educators and foresters. Part of what makes all of these careers so rewarding is the lasting, positive impact they can have on the environment.

If you are interested in making a difference in the field of forest sciences, our database of schools can help you begin searching for a program that fits both your schedule and your goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Do you want to affect the future of forests, a key natural resource and wellspring of biodiversity? Have you ever wondered why forests are called the lungs of the Earth and ho ... +

Do you want to affect the future of forests, a key natural resource and wellspring of biodiversity? Have you ever wondered why forests are called the lungs of the Earth and how climate change relates to forests? Or how trees are grown and processed into products in a sustainable and efficient manner? And how are the economy and forests interrelated? -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2022
Campus
 
University of Eastern Finland
Joensuu, Finland

MSc European Forestry (MSc EF) is a top-class taught Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program (EMJMD) in the field of forest sciences. The quality of our program i ... +

MSc European Forestry (MSc EF) is a top-class taught Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program (EMJMD) in the field of forest sciences. The quality of our program is acknowledged by the European Commission, which awarded the MSc European Forestry Erasmus Mundus status for years 2004–2014 and for years 2016–2019. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Universidad de Huelva
Huelva, Spain

This Master completes the adaptation to the European Higher Education Area of forestry studies. The qualification qualifies for the exercise of the profession of Engineer of F ... +

This Master completes the adaptation to the European Higher Education Area of forestry studies. The qualification qualifies for the exercise of the profession of Engineer of Forests. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 

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Universidade Santiago de Compostela
Lugo, Spain

The general objective of the title of "Master in Forestry Engineering" is the training of senior technicians trained to plan, project, organize, control and direct natural spa ... +

The general objective of the title of "Master in Forestry Engineering" is the training of senior technicians trained to plan, project, organize, control and direct natural spaces and the goods and services provided by the forestry field. Among its objectives are to protect the soil, conserve and regulate water resources, ensure the continuity of species of wild flora and fauna, improve the rural environment and take advantage of forest resources, both for their transformation by industry and for direct enjoyment. . -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish, Gallegan
Campus
 
Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Umeå, Sweden

Plant biotechnology is an important tool to solve global problems. How do we produce enough food in the world? How do we develop renewable fuels and manage ecosystems in an en ... +

Plant biotechnology is an important tool to solve global problems. How do we produce enough food in the world? How do we develop renewable fuels and manage ecosystems in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner? The Master’s programme in Plant and Forest Biotechnology gives you specialised competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Padova
Padua, Italy

The Master’s degree proposes a holistic, innovative, and international vision on the management and conservation of forests and natural resources. The program provides a wide ... +

The Master’s degree proposes a holistic, innovative, and international vision on the management and conservation of forests and natural resources. The program provides a wide understanding of the functioning of forest ecosystems, skills for sustainable and responsible management of forests and rural landscape, the capacity to interpret complex socio-ecological systems, and to identify innovative solutions for environmental management in line with the major local and global environmental issues. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2022
02 Feb 2022
Campus
 
Université de Lorraine
Nancy, France

The MSc program is a research-driven approach to the understanding and management of forest ecosystems, providing fundamental and applied knowledge on the organization, functi ... +

The MSc program is a research-driven approach to the understanding and management of forest ecosystems, providing fundamental and applied knowledge on the organization, functioning, and dynamics of forest ecosystems and communities (including tree physiology, biogeochemistry, ecology, genetics) and on the major quantitative tools of ecosystem observation and experiment analysis (GIS, statistics, modeling). Specific emphasis is placed on the interaction between forest ecosystems and their environment, including global change issues. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Vila Real, Portugal

To maintain the high level of professional training in Forest Engineering recognized to the graduates by this University.

To maintain the high level of professional training in Forest Engineering recognized to the graduates by this University. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Portuguese (Portugal)
Campus
 
Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Saint-Jérôme, Canada

Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implemen ... +

Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development. -
Master
Full-time
30 months
French
Campus
 
Mendel University in Brno
Brno-sever, Czech Republic

The program is designed to prepare professionals for top management positions of state forestry organizations and private entities both within the Czech Republic as part of th ... +

The program is designed to prepare professionals for top management positions of state forestry organizations and private entities both within the Czech Republic as part of the European Union and abroad. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Agriculture in Krakow
Kraków, Poland

Our graduates are able to find work in the offices of the State Forests administration, in community-based forest administration and with other forest owners, in national park ... +

Our graduates are able to find work in the offices of the State Forests administration, in community-based forest administration and with other forest owners, in national parks and landscape parks, in forest management companies, at the schools and universities running forestry syllabi and courses, and at forestry research institutes and other institutions engaged in both forest and area management. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
Southern University Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, USA

The Urban Forestry Master of Science Graduate Program was established in the fall of 1998. The mission of the graduate program is to provide graduate students with a curriculu ... +

The Urban Forestry Master of Science Graduate Program was established in the fall of 1998. The mission of the graduate program is to provide graduate students with a curriculum that offers sound academic training and experiential learning activities for professional career positions in governmental agencies, research organizations, and private firms. The program utilizes an interdisciplinary, total quality management approach to train students so that they can ultimately address critical issues and concerns in the science and management of urban forestry and natural resources. Each student will follow a prescribed program of course work and conduct a thesis research or capstone project tailored toward emerging issues or problems in urban forestry. -
MSc
English
 
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Durham, USA

The MF trains foresters to work effectively on the emerging frontiers in forest management, conservation and policy, with a skillset grounded in practical field skills and aug ... +

The MF trains foresters to work effectively on the emerging frontiers in forest management, conservation and policy, with a skillset grounded in practical field skills and augmented by cutting-edge tools in geospatial analysis, multi-resource assessment and finance. -
Master
English
 
Agrocampus Ouest
Rennes, France +1 More

This master program is built based on a perspective describing the professions' evolution in the environment with many professionals involved. Several observations have emerge ... +

This master program is built based on a perspective describing the professions' evolution in the environment with many professionals involved. Several observations have emerged: the environmental dimension is essential in public decision-making. Climate change and the preservation of resources (biodiversity, water, soil) require adapting development and spatial planning scenarios. -
Master
Full-time
French
Campus
 
Oregon State University College of Forestry
Corvallis, USA

The Master of Science in Sustainable Forest Management is appropriate for students who want two or more years of formal graduate work and who wish to develop a limited researc ... +

The Master of Science in Sustainable Forest Management is appropriate for students who want two or more years of formal graduate work and who wish to develop a limited research specialization. Designed primarily for pursuing careers in research or teaching or those seeking professional development through in-depth research on a topic of interest, the MS program can be either a terminal degree or the first step toward a doctorate. The program provides an opportunity for independent research to be reported in a formal Master’s Thesis. MS students choose from one of the six SFM areas of concentration. -
MSc
English
Campus