Arboriculture is both an art and a science, crafting research-based methods of professional tree care by combining physical skill with modern technology.

Those looking to get into the industry might be wondering where to start. Those already in the industry might be asking, “Where do I go next? What are my career options?”

Career Paths

Career Paths Flowchart

If you are pursuing a career in arboriculture, this interactive resource presents potential paths, a practical career outlook, and lists the education or experience you need to get where you want to go.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs

To study arboriculture at the college level, check with universities or community colleges in your area to see what they offer in urban forestry, landscape horticulture, plant pathology, or related subjects. Click here to search through a list of schools that are active in arboriculture education.

Job Bank

Career Center

The Career Center helps members connect with career opportunities in the arboriculture field. Members can post their own résumés or open positions they are hiring to fill for no charge.