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Forest Business Management

Bachelor of Science in Forest Business Management

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Why get a Bachelor of Science in Forest Business Management degree?

Why study Forest Business Management at the University of Alberta?

The BSc in Forest Business Management program, offered jointly by the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences and the Alberta School of Business, prepares you for a management career in the forestry industry. You’ll learn to apply classroom knowledge to real-world challenges in forest and land management, and you’ll also have the opportunity to attend a three-week field school, where you will learn first-hand about forestry operations. This degree will also prepare you to become a Registered Professional Forester.

Possible Careers

  • Forest Ecologist
  • Forest Economist
  • Forrester
  • Interpretive Naturalist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Silviculturist

Carley-Jane recently completed a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, with a major in Agricultural and Resource Economics. As a UAlberta student, Carley-Jane received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, at Oxford University, where she plans to pursue an MSc in Environmental Change and Management.

Non-Direct Entry

This program does not allow admission directly from high school. See requirements below for more details.

Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year

Preprofessional study may completed in the BSc in Forestry program, other Faculty or program, or other postsecondary institution.

Required: A minimum of 24 ( = units of course weight) transferable to the program

Recommended U of A courses:

  • CHEM 101 or 164 (3)
  • ECON 101 and 102 (6)
  • ENGL (3)
  • Free Electives (3)
  • MATH 113 or 114 (3)
  • REN R 110 and 120 (6)
  • STAT 151 (3)
  • PL SC 221 (3)

Admission Selection: Competitive. For consideration, you need a minimum 2.3 Admission Grade Point Average.

Alberta Grade 12 Courses:

  1. Biology 30
  2. Chemistry 30
  3. Mathematics 30-1

The Office of the Registrar administers over $28 million each year in scholarships, awards, and financial support for undergraduate students, as well as financial and loan advising. Additional scholarships are also available for specific faculties and programs.

Why UAlberta?

The University of Alberta is one of the Top 5 universities in Canada and Top 100 in the world, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community, and opportunities for undergraduates you won’t find anywhere else. Come learn, try, solve, create, challenge, master, transform, and change the world.

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