B.Sc. On Campus


The University of Montana

48 months
28476 USD/year
28476 USD/year
7492 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Forestry program of The University of Montana prepares you to be a leader in the stewardship of forest resources, from water to wildlife to wood products.


About Forestry

Through field and classroom experiences, in the Forestry program of The University of Montana you'll gain expertise in the core biophysical and ecological processes that shape forested landscapes, and synthesize this knowledge with socio-economic principles to effectively manage, conserve, and restore natural resources. 

We'll use the unique natural settings offered in Montana to give you classroom and field learning experiences with skills-based courses, independent studies, internships and research projects that lead to diverse employment opportunities. 

Career paths

With a degree in Forestry you can work as a forest ecologist, silviculturalist, timber manager, forest planner, wildland fire specialist, inventory manager, forest ranger, or as a range or soil conservationist. The Forestry degree is accredited by the Society of American Foresters and meets the requirements for qualification as Forester for the U.S. Civil Service Commission (440 series). This means you can work as a forester for federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs as well as for many state agencies and with private industry. View more information on civil service requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intro Forestry Field Skills
  • Forest Biometrics
  • Dendrology
  • Intro to GIS for Forest Management
  • Forest Ecology
  • Fire Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Academic records
  • Financial information
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28476 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28476 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7492 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Missoula

1000 - 2071 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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