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Forest Technology

at Northwest Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 35
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Does working in the great outdoors, in the fresh air of a beautiful forest environment appeal to you? Or, how about an existing career in forest fire fighting? Then the Forest Technology program may be just what you are looking for! This program is designed to prepare learners for an outdoor career in forestry and natural resource management at a technician level. Forestry technicians work in the field conducting forest inventory, forest health surveys, timber sales administration, reforestation, willdlife surveys, map and compass nativation, forest fire fighting, and much more.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

Labor Market Information

  • Forest and Conservation Technicians

  • Median wage: $20.56/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691