Penn State Mont Alto Forest Technology graduates have many opportunities! Over the past five years (2010-2014) there were 71 graduates; 41% continued their education in forestry or natural resource programs at Penn State or other universities and 59% began their careers.
Approximately 84% of the graduates who entered the work force are employed in forestry, arboriculture, utility forestry, forest industry, or forestry-related jobs, while 14% are employed in unrelated jobs, and 2% are unknown. The top employer (41%) is arboriculture and utility forestry.
Public forestry with federal and state agencies is an important employer of graduates (22%), as are private and forest industry (14%), followed by forestry-related careers (7%).
|Public Agencies (Federal and State)||22%|
Penn State Mont Alto Forest Technology Facts (based on five-year averages, 2010-2014)
- Total number of students in the first- and second-year classes = 37
- Graduates per year = 14
- Graduating in two or more years = 63%
- Graduate with associate degree = 59%
- Continue to baccalaureate degree = 41%
- Employed in forestry, arboriculture, or related fields = 84%