Conservation Law Enforcement

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About the Program

As a Conservation Law Enforcement student at UMFK, you’ll benefit from faculty who have worked in the field and with hands-on learning as you prepare for your career! Opportunities to find your passion in three different concentrations help you learn the necessary skills you’ll need to be career-ready.

You have the option of pairing your degree with a minor or with one of our three concentrations.

Conservation Law Enforcement

Dive deeper into UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in conservation law program.

Conservation Law Enforcement, General Studies

Earn a Associate of Arts degree with a concentration in Conservation Law Enforcement.

Concentrations

Customize your conservation law degree to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.

Law Enforcement

Protect your community or your nation with a concentration in Law Enforcement.

Natural Resources

This concentration prepares you for careers as a Forest Ranger, Park Ranger, and more!

Wildlife Conservation

Do you want to work outside? Consider becoming a wildlife biologist!

Employers who have hired our graduates include:

  • Maine Warden Service
  • Maine Forest Rangers
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Maine Depart. of Conservation
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Depart. of Homeland Security
  • Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Bureau of Parks and Lands
  • Maine State Police
  • Local Police Departments

Potential employers include:

  • Maine Warden Service
  • Maine Forest Rangers
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Maine Department of Conservation
  • Fish & Game
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Bureau of Parks and Lands
  • Maine State Police
  • Local Police Departments (various)

Graduates have careers as:

  • Game Warden
  • Forest Ranger
  • Conservation Law Officer
  • Marine Patrol
  • State Trooper
  • Sheriff Deputy
  • Police Officer
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Customs and Border Officer
  • Forester and Forestry Technician

Career Outlook and Earning Potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

Program Requirements

  • BIO 204: Zoology
  • FOR 260: Silvics (Forest Ecology) OR
    BIO 352: Ecology
  • CRJ 215: Principles of Investigations
  • CRJ 242: Wildlife Forensics
  • ENV 302: Wildlife Conservation & Management
  • FOR 100: Introduction to Forestry
  • FOR 109: Dendrology
  • FOR 131: Spreadsheets for Natural Resource Professionals
  • FOR 132: Forest Protection I
  • FOR 242: Map and LiDAR Interpretation
  • GEO 103: Introduction To Global Positioning Systems
  • PSA 315: Public Policy  OR
    HTY 350 U.S. Environmental History
  • PSA 221: Ethics and Community OR
    BUS 260: Business Ethics
  • PSA 312: Grant Writing
  • PSA 398: Conservation Law Enforcement Internship   OR
    FOR 350: Forest Management Practicum
  • SSC 327: Interpersonal Skills for Supervisors
  • POS 310 Energy Law & Policy

Required Support Courses

  • GIS 300: GIS Applications I
  • MAT 128: College Algebra
  • MAT 351: Statistics I

Violette Wilderness Camp

Among the facilities students have access to

3.5 million acres

North Maine Woods

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

An example of where our graduates work today

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General Studies

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About the Program

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) is a two-year program emphasizing the development of general knowledge for students preparing for a variety of careers.

You have the option of pairing your degree with a minor or with one of several concentrations.

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) is a two-year program emphasizing the development of general knowledge for students preparing for a variety of careers.

Concentrations

Customize your general studies program to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.

Behavioral Science

Prepare for a career in helping others.

Business

Acquire a broad base from learning from which to leap!

Computer Science

Dabble in computer science to diversify yourself to employers.

Conservation Law Enforcement

Protect your community!

Criminal Justice

Protect justice and equality.

General Studies

Pursue specific interests.

Human Services

Prepare for a career in caring for others.

Diverse Experience

27 countries represented on campus

7

Career Focused Concentrations

Acadia Federal Credit Union

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Behavioral Science

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About the Program

As a Behavioral Science student at UMFK, you’ll benefit from faculty who are work in the field, enjoy small classes, and have hands-on learning that prepares you for the career you want. Many of our graduates enter the field in jobs doing social work, counseling and other roles, often times receiving jobs offers from your internship site. There is also an active Behavioral Science Club that does service-learning trips with opportunities to network with professionals in the field.

You have the option of pairing your degree with a minor or with one of our two concentrations that lead to much needed licenses and credentials in the field.

Behavioral Science Program

The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science program is designed for students interested in careers in the Behavioral Health field and for advanced study in fields such as Psychology, Social Work and Counseling.  Hands-on experience, job shadowing, participation in service and experiential learning projects, and internships are core elements that set our program apart.

Concentrations

Customize your Behavioral Science degree to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.

MHRT/C Certificate Concentration

Prepare for a career in mental health rehabilitation with a Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician Certification, a State of Maine certification.

Substance Abuse Counseling

Help those who struggle by pursuing a concentration in substance abuse counseling.

Behavioral Science, General Studies

The Associate of Arts in General Studies concentration in Behavioral Science will provide you with a sound liberal arts foundation with the fundamentals of anthropology, psychology, and sociology.

Human Services, General Studies

The Associate of Arts in General Studies concentration in Human Services will prepare you for work in the behavioral health field, meeting the requirements for certification as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician – Community (MHRT/C).

Behavioral Science, Minor

The Behavioral Science minor will provide you with a foundation in behavioral health science that enables you to increase your understanding of individual and group behavior.

Online Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician Community (MHRT/C) Certificate

The MHRT/C certification prepares students to provide services to adults with serious mental illness. Many careers within the behavioral health field require the MHRT/C certification. The content and skills covered in the MHRT/C curriculum also transfer to other roles/populations in the behavioral health field.

Employers who have hired our graduates include:

  • Maine Department of Health and Human Services
  • Northern Maine Medical Center
  • Life by Design
  • Aroostook Mental Health Center
  • Melmark
  • Northern Maine General
  • Northern Light Acadia Hospital
  • Aroostook County Action Program
  • Community Care
  • Madawaska School Department
  • Spurwink

Potential employers include:

  • Northern Lighthouse
  • Wings for Children and Families
  • Catholic Charities Maine
  • Maine Family Planning
  • Maine Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Child Development Services
  • Community Health and Counseling
  • Hope and Justice Project
  • Sweetser
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • TRIO Programs
  • University of Maine System

License and certification opportunities include:

  • Conditional Social Work License (LSWX)
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician Community Certification (MHRT/C)

Graduates have careers as:

  • Adult & Child Case Manager
  • Community Integration Specialist
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Clinical Therapist/Counselor (Advanced Study)
  • Family Support Counselor
  • Crisis Counselor
  • TRIO Counselor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social Worker Academic Counselor/Advisor
  • Foster Care
  • Program Administration/Coordinator Advocate

Career Outlook and Earning Potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

Program Requirements

  • PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 110: Introduction to Human Services & Community Mental Health
  • PSY 232: Trauma and Resiliency
  • PSY 270: Case Management
  • PSY 308: Life Span Human Development
  • PSY 332: Substance Abuse Counseling
  • SSC 340: Research Methods
  • PSY 360: Social Psychology
  • PSY 362: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 497: Community Behavioral Health Internship OR
  • SSC 440: Research Methods and Theory Seminar (Capstone I) AND
    SSC 441: Senior Research in Social Sciences (Capstone II)

Required Support Courses and Additional Credits

  • SSC 241: Writing and Critical Analysis in the Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • MAT 251: Statistics I

18 Additional credits required through one of the following 3 options:

  1. Complete Behavioral Health MHRT-C Concentration
  2. Complete Substance Abuse Counseling Concentration
  3. Complete a Minor (other than Behavioral Science)

Maine Department of Health and Human Services

An example of where our graduates work today

100%

Students who complete internships before graduating

1:16

Faculty to Student Ratio

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Allied Health

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About the Program

Do you have an interest in working with patients and/or providing vital support to other healthcare professionals? If so, our Associate of Science in Allied Health with a concentration in Healthcare Technician may be just what you are looking for.

As an Allied Health student at UMFK, you’ll benefit from small classes, supportive faculty, and hands-on learning as you prepare for a career or supporting and helping others!

Program Details

Dive deeper into UMFK’s allied health program.

Potential employers include:

  • Healthcare centers
  • Longterm care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories

Graduates have careers as:

  • Healthcare Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Phlebotomist
  • Monitor Technician

Career Outlook and Earning Potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

Program Requirements

Allied Health Core Courses

  • HLT 160: Medical Terminology
  • NUR 386: Health Care Policy
  • NUR 407: Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Healthcare Technician (HCT) Core Courses

  • BIO 220: Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 221: Anatomy & Physiology II
  • CHY 100: Chemistry I
  • PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 308: Life Span Human Development
  • NUR 101: Foundations of Professional Nursing
  • NUR 102: Foundations of Professional Nursing II
  • NUR 201L: Fundamentals of Nursing Lab I
  • NUR 202L: Fundamentals of Nursing Lab II
  • NUR 205L: Clinical Preparation Lab
  • NUR 245: Clinical Judgment and Reasoning
  • NUR 309: Total Health Assessment

 

French and English

UMFK is a Bilingual Campus

1:16

Faculty to Student Ratio

1 mile

Distance from UMFK to the Canadian border

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Rural Public Safety Administration

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About the Program

In UMFK’s Public Safety Administration program, you’ll prepare for entry-level positions in local, state, and federal law enforcement and criminal justice. With a focus on ethical and critical thinking, courses are taught by professionals with decades of experience in the field. Much of what you learn will be put to the test in real-world learning environments, including a required internship.

Rural Public Safety Program

Gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and advancement in a multitude of public safety professions including police officers, state troopers, sheriff’s deputies, game wardens, customs and border protection, corrections, emergency management and many others with the Bachelor of Science degree in Rural Public Safety.

Criminal Justice, General Studies

Earn an Associate of Arts degree online or on-campus with a concentration in criminal for employment or advancement in the criminal justice system and with various law enforcement agencies at the federal, state, regional, and local levels. This degree may be used as a gateway to the Bachelor of Science in Rural Public Safety Administration.

Program Requirements

  • CRJ 100: Criminology
  • CRJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Law
  • CRJ 105: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 108: Constitutional Law
  • CRJ 215: Principles of Investigations
  • CRJ 326: Introduction to Forensic Science
  • PSA 100: Introduction to Public Safety Administration
  • PSA 221: Ethics And Community
  • PSA 310: Introduction to Public Management
  • PSA 311: Homeland Security & Emergency Management
  • PSA 315: Public Policy
  • PSA 319: Interviewing Concepts in Modern Policing
  • PSA 322: Terrorism
  • PSA 333: National Incident Management Systems
  • PSA 397: Public Safety Internship
  • PSA 419: Case Preparation & Resolution
  • PSY 334: Crisis Identification & Intervention
  • PSY 362: Abnormal Psychology

Forensic Science Minor

Students take at least three forensic science courses, with the option of earning a minor in forensics. In addition, you’ll benefit from real-world learning in the form of mock trial prep, interviews, and crime scene investigations.

Criminal Justice Minor

The Criminology Minor allows the student to explore the legal, social, and practical aspects of the criminal justice field.

Career Opportunities in Rural Public Safety Administration

Graduates have careers as:

  • Game Warden
  • Conservation Law Officer
  • Marine Patrol
  • State Trooper
  • Sheriff Deputy
  • Police Officer
  • Chief of Police
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Customs and Border Officer

Employers who have hired our graduates in recent years include:

  • Maine Warden Service
  • Maine Forest Rangers
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Maine Department of Conservation
  • Fish & Game
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Bureau of Parks and Lands
  • Maine State Police
  • Local Police Departments (various)

Career outlook and earning potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

7 Career Oriented Outcomes

Professionalism, Safety, Practitioner, Critical Thinker, Communicator, Leader, Teamwork, Advocacy

Federal Bureau of Prisons

An example of where our graduates work

Bureau of Parks and Land

One of our many internship opportunities

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Business Management

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About the Program

Study business at UMFK and prepare for a career in management, entrepreneurship, finance, and more. We offer an associate’s and bachelor’s degree with a with a self-design concentration. There’s also an online degree completion option for students with at least 60 credits from another college or university.

Business Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Management program prepares students for careers in business. The objectives of the program are that the graduate will be a knowledgeable, proficient, well-rounded, professional person who is literate, numerate, and analytical; this person will be appreciative of the arts and sciences as well as possess skills in interpersonal communication and leadership.

Concentrations

You can design your own concentration.

Students will design an independent concentration based on their career interests and goals in collaboration with and approved by their faculty advisor or mentor in the business program.

Program Requirements (Traditional)

  • ECO 100: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECO 101: Introduction to Microeconomics
  • COS 221: Advanced Excel
  • COS 390: Data Analysis
  • BUS 100: Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUS 211: Introduction of Business
  • BUS 222: Introduction to Marketing
  • BUS 260: Business Ethics
  • BUS 300: Principles of Corporate Finance I
  • BUS 336: Business Law I
  • BUS 344: Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 396: Business Career Research Seminar OR
    BUS 397: Business Internship
  • BUS 411: Business Capstone

Online Degree Completion

The online Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree program at UMFK provides you the opportunity to finish your degree faster than in a traditional classroom setting. Each class runs for 7  weeks, and you can begin the program at the beginning of any 7 week session. The courses are strategically designed to maximize the applicable skills a working business professional will need in the field.

Business, General Studies

The Associate of Arts in General Studies with a concentration in business aims to develop students as responsible, educated global citizens, life-long learners, and engaged business managers and entrepreneurs.

Business Minor

Students completing the business minor will develop an understanding of the principles of managing businesses, market forces, principles of accounting, and advanced topics in the business field.

Graduates have careers as:

  • Operations Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Small Business Owners
  • Budget Analysts
  • Buyers and Purchasers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Loan Officers
  • Property Managers

Career outlook and earning potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

52.0101 Business/Commerce, General

BUS 211: Introduction of Business (RLE)

Designated Research Learning Experience (RLE) Course

7 weeks

Length of business courses

60+ credits

Eligible to enroll in the online degree completion program.

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Computer Systems Administration

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About the Program

Prepare for an in-demand career in software engineering, database administration, and systems management in UMFK’s Computer Systems Administration program. You will develop competencies with programming, user support, and computer hardware to establish yourself as a qualified systems administrator. You will then apply effective techniques and leverage current technologies to resolve complex computing problems. Some core courses lead to professional industry certification.

Computer System Administration Program

Dive deeper into UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in computer systems administration program.

Computer Science, General Studies

Earn an Associates of Arts degree with a concentration in computer science.

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Join the UMFK Bengals eSports team and get hands-on experience in Computer Systems Administration in a fun and exciting way!

Program Requirements

  • COS 111: Introduction to Computer Science
  • COS 205: Command Line Interfaces
  • COS 206: Introduction to Information Security
  • COS 211: Computer Hardware
  • COS 221: Advanced Excel
  • COS 234: Computer Operating Systems
  • COS 235: SQL
  • COS 260: Introduction to Programming
  • COS 311: Foundations of Programming II
  • COS 333: Systems Analysis & Design
  • COS 338: Introduction to Networking
  • COS 342: Cyber-Computer Ethics & Social Responsibilities
  • COS 346: Databases
  • COS 360: Computer Organization/Assembly Language
  • COS 415: Computer User Support
  • COS 450: Cloud Computing
  • COS 397: Computer Internship

Self Design Concentration

Customize your degree to match your career goals with a self-designed concentration.

  • Each student will select an area of interest around which a specialization known as the Specialized Area of Study will be developed with the approval of their faculty academic advisor and recorded on the student’s transcript.
  • The Specialized Area of Study consists of a minimum of 18 credits.

Graduates have careers as:

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • GIS/GPS Technician
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Administrator
  • Computer Scientist

Career outlook and earning potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

1 mile

Distance from the Canadian border

COS 211: Computer Hardware (RLE)

Designated Research Learning Experience (RLE) Course

7%

growth in this industry over the past year

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Applied Forest Management

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About the Program

Accredited by the Society of American Foresters, UMFK’s Applied Forest Management program offers small classes, hands-on learning, and experienced faculty. You’ll explore topics such as tree planting and tending, species identification, forest ecology and habitat management, and more. The degree will also provide you a pathway to becoming a Maine Licensed Forester.

About the Forestry Program

Prepare for a career in forestry with UMFK’s Associate of Science applied forest management program.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate

Earn a GIS Certificate, available on-campus or online. GIS provides a wealth of career opportunities. GIS can be applied to any field of study.

Career Opportunities in Applied Forest Management

This is a great time to seek a career in forestry! The ratio of jobs to graduates is at an all-time high, and that ratio is only expected to increase. Changes in the forest industry have created many new, technologically advanced positions.

Graduates find work as:

  • Foresters
  • Forest technicians
  • Rangers for the Maine Forest Service
  • Forest operations
  • Rangers for federal agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management or the U.S.D.A. Forest Service
  • GIS specialists

Professional Certification

After you earn your degree and acquire four years of supervised work experience, you’ll be eligible to become a Maine Licensed Forester. Students also test for the S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws certification and a Maine Pesticide Applicator’s License.

Minors

Customize your degree to match your career goals with one of these minors.

Forestry Minor

You will gain general knowledge of Maine’s most important natural resource and an understanding of forest biology and management.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Minor

With a GIS background you will have a competitive advantage easily find starting positions with government agencies or private firms.

Potential employers include:

  • Consulting foresters
  • Land management companies
  • Forest industry
  • Forestry, conservation, and agriculture departments of the state and federal governments.
  • Logging contractors
  • Surveyors

Employers who have hired our graduates in recent years include:

  • American Forest Management
  • Irving Woodlands LLC
  • James W. Sewall Company
  • Landvest
  • Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
  • Maine Forest Service
  • Maine Land Use Regulation Commission
  • Seven Islands Land Company
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Wagner Forest Management, Ltd.

Foresters

Foresters are responsible for the conservation of working forests. This means monitoring the health and directing the growth of forest stands where timber is harvested while following laws, best management practices, and scientific research to build and conserve habitats for fish and wildlife. Foresters understand history and write the future. Daily tasks vary according to the size and goals of the landowner or agency. A forester may provide comprehensive services to many small landowners or specialize in a particular aspect of forestry within a larger company or agency.

Two options for baccalaureate degrees are available to AFM students who wish to earn a four-year degree at UMFK that builds on the Forestry curriculum. The Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree is designed for students who wish to own a business, while the Conservation Law Enforcement with Natural Resources concentration is designed for students who wish to enter public service. Either of these degrees can be finished in four years.

While some companies have placed our graduates directly into forester positions, several local companies prefer to have employees with baccalaureate degrees. Those employers worked with UMFK to develop a baccalaureate degree in business with a concentration in forestry. Both degrees, Associate of Science Applied Forest Management and Bachelor of Science Business Management Major, can be completed in four years.

Forest Technicians

Technicians carry out the day-to-day tasks of forestry. They provide skills in areas such as forest inventory, boundary surveying, timber marking, timber harvesting and road layout, and the supervision of harvesting, thinning, and planting crews. One outstanding option for an industry position is UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Government employers may prefer UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in Conservation Law Enforcement with Natural Resources concentration or Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.

In Maine, forest technicians and foresters compete for entry-level positions. Forest technicians generally have stronger field skills. However, individuals seeking advancement, whether in industry or government, should consider a baccalaureate degree. One outstanding option for an industry position is UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in business management. This degree is recommended by local industry representatives. Government employers may prefer UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.

Forest Rangers

Forest rangers are in the business of forest protection.  Their job involves the detection, prevention, and suppression of forest fires and the monitoring of potentially damaging native and invasive insect populations.  Additionally, the job involves a great deal of public education. In some states, forest rangers are involved in prescribed burning. This is a forest management tool used in forest regeneration, to reduce fuels and fire potential, and to enhance wildlife habitat.

In Maine, forest rangers have the added duty of enforcing forestry and environmental law. A Maine forest ranger’s work includes preparing and updating fire action plans, training firefighters, and supervising suppression operations. They patrol assigned regions and conduct equipment inspections. They also report and prosecute violations, investigate suspicious fires and suspected criminal activities, and conduct public information and education programs. Their enforcement duties also involve preparing records and reports that are used by the Maine Attorney General.

Students wishing to pursue careers in administration or who wish to seek advancement within government agencies must consider a baccalaureate degree. UMFK offers such an opportunity through its Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, Bachelor of Science Degree in Rural Public Safety Administration, and its Bachelor of Conservation Law Enforcement with a Natural Resources concentration.

Forest Operations

Forest operators include equipment operators and crew supervisors. A recent trend has emerged where the forest industry is seeking forestry-educated individuals to run wood processors and other equipment. Several recent graduates are working in such positions. Others have become contractors and are running their own harvesting and operations companies. The UMFK business management major, coupled with a forestry degree, is a useful combination for individuals seeking careers in the business side of forestry. Both degrees can be completed in four years.

GIS/GPS Technicians

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) field continues to provide many career opportunities for our students and graduates. There have been an increased number of paid internships in GIS and global positioning (GPS) for our students. Graduates in forestry have enough background in GPS and GIS to qualify as technicians for the growing GIS Industry. GIS technicians perform digitizing (mapping), GPS data collection, and basic GIS tasks. State government and private corporations currently have openings for mapping or cartographic technicians.

Students seeking employment as a GIS specialist may further their studies with the GIS Minor if they are Bachelor’s students, or GIS Certificate if they are Associate’s students, the GIS concentration under the Computer Systems Administration Major, or one in the Environmental Studies Program. GIS specialists have more extensive training in database management, programming, and geospatial analysis and are currently sought after by the industry. Both educational options at UMFK provide graduates with the skills to compete in this growing field. UMFK is a member of the Maine GIS Education Consortium, a group of University of Maine System Schools actively promoting GIS undergraduate education and post-graduate educational opportunities.

Program Requirements

  • FOR 100: Introduction to Forestry
  • FOR 131: Spreadsheets for Natural Resource Professionals
  • FOR 109: Dendrology
  • FOR 132: Forest Protection I
  • FOR 242: Map and LiDAR Interpretation
  • FOR 208: Forest Products, Harvesting, and Transportation
  • FOR 290: Forest Mensuration
  • GEO 103: Introduction To Global Positioning Systems
  • FOR 203: Surveying for Foresters
  • FOR 226: Forest Operations
  • FOR 332: Forest Inventory and Analysis
  • BUS 211: Introduction of Business
  • FOR 260: Silvics (Forest Ecology)
  • FOR 360: Silviculture
  • GIS 300: GIS Applications I
  • ENV 302: Wildlife Conservation & Management
    OR
    ENV 334: Wildlife Science
    OR
    ENV 354: Wildlife Habitat Interactions
  • SSC 327: Interpersonal Skills for Supervisors
  • FOR 330: Forest Protection II
  • FOR 350: Forest Management Practicum
  • FOR 361: Silvics/Silviculture Lab

7 Career Oriented Outcomes

Professionalism, Safety, Practitioner, Critical Thinker, Communicator, Leader, Teamwork, Advocacy

Federal Bureau of Prisons

An example of where our graduates work

Bureau of Parks and Land

One of our many internship opportunities

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