Bachelor of Science in Forestry (BSF)
The undergraduate forestry degree at Northern Arizona University,
accredited by the Society of American Foresters, is distinct from other forestry programs.
Located in Flagstaff our natural environment
positioning offers access to:
- the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in
- the oldest experimental forest and research
station in the United States
- six climate zones that range from low Sonoran
desert to alpine tundra
Our Student Services Coordinator and
extensive faculty job contacts offer you access to forestry and other related
positions all over the country and abroad. We’ll help you find:
- seasonal positions
- full-time employment upon graduation
And with our required certificate programs, you can specialize to add resume-building knowledge to your education.
Applying to the School of Forestry
Upon admission to the university, you must do the following:
- take pre-professional classes to prepare you for
entering the two-year Professional Forestry Program
- submit an application for admission to the
program during your sophomore year—contact our Student Services Coordinator
for more information
Upon admission to the two-year professional program, you complete a prescribed course of study—a
certificate—in your junior and senior years in addition to the prescribed professional program courses.
If you want transfer to the School of Forestry from an
institution within or outside Arizona, there are some things you need to know.