Forestry Professionals

(NOC 2122)


In general, you need a university degree in biology or a related field.

To be a forestry professional, you need a forestry or forest engineering degree. You may also need to be registered as a forester or forest engineer, which requires two years of supervised work/examinations, in provinces with forestry associations.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 10 have a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Project management
Team project work
Proposal writing
Making presentations
Financial management
Committee work on environmental ethics

Useful Secondary School Subjects


Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Bachelor; University Transfer
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Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Bachelor; Honours
Forestry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Forest Resources Technology Diploma
Fundamentals of Forest Harvesting Practices Certificate
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University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Bachelor
Forestry Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 18, 2012