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Priority Application Deadline:
January 17, 2020

Forestry Transfer Track
  • Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

With an abundance of public and private forest lands, Northwest Montana is an ideal place to study forestry. FVCC’s Forestry transfer track emphasizes opportunities to observe field management situations and interact with practicing professional foresters. Many of the courses include field components and utilize advanced technology such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).


Attributes of Successful Forestry Professionals

  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Technologically savvy
  • Mathematically adept
  • Physically fit
  • Enjoy working outside in all types of terrain and weather conditions
  • Passion for the outdoors
  • Strong communication skills

Transfer Tips

  • Students preparing to transfer should work closely with an advisor to customize a course of study based on their transfer goals.
  • Students should also become familiar with transfer school programs, as it is the student’s responsibility to check with each transfer school in order to determine specific prerequisite courses and equivalencies.

Student Support Center Advisor

Russ Lamson

LRC 129

(406) 756-3885

Faculty Advisor

Tim Eichner

RH 155

(406) 756-3898


Christina Relyea

BSS 103

(406) 756-3946


For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.