Forestry

Discover a career in the great outdoors.

Forest Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

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.

Contact

Admissions Counselor
Lisa Golfieri

SASC, Rm. 1077
800.367.9222 ext. 7515
llg6@pct.edu

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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

Pre-College Programs

Define your future

There are lots of ways to explore your future across all types of majors from nursing to culinary.

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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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News
06.11.2019

Penn College’s ‘Tree Campus USA’ designation renewed

For the fourth year in a row, Pennsylvania College of Technology has been honored with Tree Campus USA recognition for ...

11.15.2018

Lab lessons magnified at area nature preserve

Students in Erich R. Doebler’s Wildlife Management class (FOR245) recently visited Montour Preserve, which is managed by ...

11.07.2018

Forestry students extensively tour local veneer operation

Students in Erich R. Doebler’s Forest Products class this week visited the Danzer plant on Reach Road, one of the few ...