Forestry

Discover a career in the great outdoors.

Forest Technology

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.

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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.

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Seeing is believing.

Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.

Jul 23

Open House

Saturday, July 238:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Jul 29

Open House

Friday, July 298:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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If you can't attend any of these dates Contact Admissions at 570.320.2400

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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Explore tomorrow

Explore tomorrow

  • 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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05.10.2021

Penn College again accorded ‘Tree Campus’ designation

Aided by its knowledgeable team of General Services horticulturists and foresters, along with academic programs in both of those ...