Forest Management

This is designed for students who intend to pursue professional careers in forest land and timber management and use in both the public and private sectors. Students may select from a wide range of electives to meet specific career objectives; for example, emphases in areas such as business, communications, and geographical information systems in forestry and related sciences.

Scholarship Information

College of Forest Resource Scholarship applications are accepted from January to April 1 of each year. Freshmen should complete the Mississippi State University Scholarship Resume online through their Admission application on the MSU web page. For more information, contact the CFR Office of Academic Affairs at 662.325.2624.

Students must submit a CFR Scholarship Application prior to April 1 to be considered for a departmental scholarship. Renewal of scholarships are based on Fall grade reports each year. Renewal of a scholarship is competitive. Applications are available from the CFR Office of Student Services, Box 9680, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762.

For more information on CFR scholarships, contact us at the CFR Office of Student Services, Box 9680, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 or send an e-mail to


Download the 2014-2015 curriculum information.

Graduate Programs
Procurement Forester
Production Forester
Recreation Planner
Regional Manager
Research Forester
Resource Analyst
Resource Economist
Resource Information Manager
Resource Supervisor
Urban Forest Specialist
Vegetation Manager
Wood Procurement Superintendent
Extension Specialist
Youth Camp Coordinator
Environmental Auditor
Financial Analyst
Forest Ecologist
Forest Information Systems Analyst
Forest Land Manager
GIS Specialist
Landowner Assistance Forester
Lands Manager
Natural Resource Manager
Building Supply Store Manager
Community Assistance Forester
Consulting Forester
Director of Technology
District Forester
District Ranger