Forestry

Discover a career in the great outdoors.

In the classroom and in the field, forest technology students are preparing for their futures from day one.

Immersed in real-world environments, like our experimental forest and on-site sawmill, you’ll get hands-on experience with data collection tools, explore wildlife, study land management, and learn about timber harvesting.

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Forest Technology (A.A.S.)

This program takes a hands-on approach that prepares you for technical and mid-management positions in forestry production, wood processing, federal and state agencies, and manufacturing industries.

Bachelor Degree Pathway

Rise to administrative and management positions in your field with an Applied Management (B.S.) Online degree.

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about.

Feb 24

Undergraduate Open House

Saturday, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM

Apr 7

Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM

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  • Stay and learn on campus over your summer break
  • Explore a variety of career options
  • Experience our hands-on approach to education 
  • Earn up to $2,000 in Penn College scholarships
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When you study at Penn College, your instructors will do more than know your name. They'll get to know you. Experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your success, Penn College faculty are here to support your academic journey.

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Penn College News
10.10.2023

Penn College crew beautifies downtown garden plot

Several members of the Horticulture Club worked with their faculty adviser and a streets and parks employee from the city's Department of Public Works (a Penn College graduate) to refresh a rain garden along Pine Street in downtown Williamsport.

07.12.2023

Penn College to host international Baja SAE competition

During the past decade, Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Baja SAE team members have journeyed more than 20,000 miles to test their talent. Next year, they will travel less than 10 from main campus to do that. Penn College will host a Baja SAE competition May 16-19 at its Schneebeli Earth Science Center near Montgomery and Allenwood. Dubbed Baja SAE Williamsport, the international event is expected to attract 80-plus teams and about 800 competitors.

04.26.2023

Forestry alum relives storied career’s genesis in ESC visit

A forest technology graduate, whose law enforcement career with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management culminated in being named "Special Agent of the Year" in 2019, returned to the Schneebeli Earth Science Center last week when back in the area to visit family.