Urban forestry involves the planning, planting, and management of trees and related vegetation in and around cities. The urban forest is made up of the mosaic of the planted landscape and native forest remnants left behind as cities have developed.
Urban forestry is an academic discipline that is related to Forestry, Horticulture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Land Use Planning. Urban foresters work in municipal governments, non-profit organizations, other public agencies, and the private sector.
Students in the Urban Forestry Certificate Program complete 14 required credits, and take one or two elective courses resulting in a combined credits total of between 18 and 20 depending on the electives selected.
GRE scores are not required unless the student is enrolling in the Master of Natural Resources degree program using the Graduate Certificate in Urban Forestry as a basis.
English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.