Every year approximately 47 students graduate with a degree in forestry from Michigan schools. Michigan has 2 forestry schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying forestry. At forestry schools in Michigan, you can expect to pay $11,114 per year in tuition for a degree in forestry.
The largest forestry school in Michigan, by student population is Michigan Technological University. It is located in Houghton. Approximately 23 students graduated with a forestry degree from Michigan Technological University in 2009, which is 49% of the total state forestry graduates for that year. Tuition at Michigan Technological University, was $11,348 per year in 2010.
A majority of those with an education in forestry pursue a career as a forester. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Michigan, it is important to know that the job outlook for forestry graduates in the state is not very good. In Michigan, there are currently about 1,190 foresters. And the government projects that this number will increase by 4%, or to 1,240 foresters by the year 2018.
As a forester in Michigan you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $37,018 per year to more than $78,273 per year. Foresters in Michigan earn a median yearly salary of $56,401.
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046
1-2 years certificate
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
Less than 1 year certificate