Professional Degrees—MF and MGIS
Data to model wildland fire emissions. Uncovering hidden waste footprints at old mining sites. Surveying, identifying, harvesting, and conserving forests in managed and natural landscapes. The School offers two field-based professional programs that build on our expertise, resources, and reputation—the Master of Forestry and Master of Geographic Information Science. Both programs allow students of any major to transform a bachelor's degrees in any field into a career in the city, the wilderness, or anywhere in between through a 30-credit course-work-only program.
"Students who pursue these professional, field-based degrees are ready to go into the workforce."
No need for a forestry background. Take your bachelor's degree into the field to get you where you want to be: outdoors, doing work that sustains both a fulfilling career and the environment.
Accelerated Master of Forestry and accelerated Master of Geographic Information Science options are available to Michigan Tech students pursuing eligible undergraduate majors.