APA - The Engineered Wood Association

Engineered Wood Resources for Students

As you explore potential career paths, don’t overlook the wood products industry. Opportunities are available for people with varying levels of experience and knowledge. Innovations in manufacturing, new product research and development, scientific study of forest resource management, and vigorous examination of building science make this a dynamic industry. Colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada work closely with industry and offer courses and programs that prepare students for challenging careers. Links to these schools follow.

Still struggling with some of the wood industry lingo? Help is available by going to the Terms and Glossary section at Wood University. If you still have questions, go to help@apawood.org and send an e-mail to our Wood Product Support Specialists.

Education Links

A variety of wood science and technology programs are available in North America. A partial list of colleges and universities that provide programs related to forestry, science, technology and business practices for wood products follows. Click on the links below to go to the related websites.

Photos courtesy of Oregon State University.


Schools in the United States


Schools in Canada


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