Forest Technology Education Mission

At Penn State Mont Alto, the Forest Technology Program  is guided by the following principles.

MISSION: to provide high quality technical training in forest and natural resource management.

  • to train field personnel in the technical aspects of evaluating, managing and protecting forest resources.
  • for students to develop competencies in field applications of classroom theory in forestry related technical subject areas.

  • demonstrate knowledge of the skills needed to gain employment  or to continue their education in forestry or closely related field
  • improve written and spoken communication
  • learn interpersonal and leadership skills
  • develop a view of tolerance and ethics
  • gain a broader perspective in education through general studies in the arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences and natural sciences.