Forestry Technology

SCOOBA campus

Forestry Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to produce, protect, and manage timber and other forest crops. Students enrolled in the program will participate in a variety of learning experiences related to land and forest measurements, growth processes of timber stands, tree identification, timber and forest products harvesting, timber stand management, forest protection, and forest products utilization.

Forestry Technology is a two-year technical program. An Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded upon successful completion of the curriculum. Enrollment is open in either the fall or spring semesters. Job openings often occur in forestry industries, state and federal agencies, and private consultants.​

Career Opportunities -

Graduates are qualified for forest technician jobs, including cruising timber for a private company or a private forester, as well as employment with the Mississippi Forestry Commission, a state agency, as a forest technician, or employment with the U.S. Forest Service, a federal agency.

Salaries: Beginning salaries start in the $20,000's
Graduation rate: 90-95%

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  • On-Site Classes
    Spring Intensive II - 2023
    Register by Mar 17th
    First day of classes Mar 20th
  • Online Classes
    Spring Intensive II -  2023
    Register by Mar 10th
    First day of classes Mar 13th