Careers: Graduate Certificate in Urban Forestry – Online

With 80% of the US population living in cities, the demand for skilled people who can help cities maintain a livable environment will only increase.

Advance your careerCareers in urban forestry-Oregon State University Graduate Certificate

Whether you are a city forester, a state forestry agency urban forestry staff member, an urban forestry consultant, or an executive director of a tree planting non-profit, the urban forestry certificate will help you enhance your professional development and advance your career options. And this program is offered online, it is geared toward working professionals who want to continue in their career while also pursuing their education.

Career advancement opportunities for people holding the Graduate Certificate in Urban Forestry may include:

  • Urban and community forestry program manager
  • City forester or city arborist
  • Urban natural resource or land use planner
  • Community involvement or neighborhood tree planting coordinator
  • Executive director of an urban forestry non-profit
  • Community assistance forester
  • Urban forestry supervisor
  • Tree planting coordinator

OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.

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