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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-001-5
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Arborist trimming trees

Arboriculture / Urban Forestry Technician (Arboriculture) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Tree Trimmer

Average Median Wage


Arboriculture / Urban Forestry Technician (Arboriculture) Programs

Graduates of the Urban Forestry Technician program are skilled in planting, pruning, maintaining, and removing urban trees. Additional skills include tree identification, disease/insect diagnosis and treatment, hazard tree assessment, construction management, tree preservation, urban forest inventories, and management plans.

Arboriculture / Urban Forestry Technician (Arboriculture) Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Madison College Arboriculture / Urban Forestry Technician at Madison College
Mid-State Arborist Technician at Mid-State