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Your future in Penn's Woods

Welcome to Forest Technology at Penn State Mont Alto!

Forest Technicians work in all areas of forestry and natural resources management. If your  idea of a great working environment is the outdoors, this program is for you. About half your class time will be spent in the field. You will also gain a strong academic base on which to build your career.

Our graduates have worked in some of the following areas or agencies:

  • Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry
  • USDA Forest Service
  • National Park Service
  • Green Industry (arboriculture, urban forestry)
  • Wildfire Fighting
  • Timber Harvesting
  • Local Conservation agencies

Many of our student choose to continue their education towards a B.S. degree. Forest technology students can smoothly transition to B.S. programs at the Penn State School of Forest Resources.

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For more information contact Mr. Craig Houghton, 717-749-6239, email cth2@psu.edu