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Admission Requirements


The associate’s degree in Forest Technology is a hands-on degree for students who are interested in making a difference in their outdoor environment. The program focuses on nature and science, environment and research, conservation and technology. Forest Technology at Mont Alto combines classroom work with field work in forest management, tree care, and wildlife management.

Applicants must have completed the following minimum high school requirements or equivalents:           

·         Two units of math (one algebra and one additional math)

·         Two units of science

·         Four secondary school units of English

·         Five units combined from the arts, humanities, social studies, and/or foreign languages

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Satisfactory SAT or ACT scores (for students who have been out of high school for five years or less)


Application Process


Students should apply online at admissions.psu.edu. For first year applicants appropriate credentials include the admissions application and application fee, an official high school transcript, and electronically-reported SAT or ACT scores.  Advanced Standing (transfer) applicants should submit the admissions application and application fee, official transcripts from high school and all post-secondary schools attended. 

The associate’s degree in Forest Technology may be started in either the fall or spring semester.  Applications for admission are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.


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