Plant Biology

Plant Biology

The Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in plant biology is designed for students who plan to pursue careers in plant biotechnology industries, nurseries, botanical gardens, museums, herbaria, agricultural extension or research laboratories, or who plan to pursue graduate study in the field of plant biology or related disciplines. The program is also an excellent background for students wishing to enter graduate or other professional schools, including medicine, law or journalism.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in plant biology pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of botany, biotechnology, research, and agriculture.

Alumni work at:

  • Biotechnology firms
  • Federal, state and local agencies
  • High schools and middle schools
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Nature/environmental organizations
  • Research laboratories

Alumni work as:

  • Arborists and pesticide applicators
  • Botanists
  • Biomass plant technicians
  • Extension specialists
  • Ecologists with U.S. Army
  • Farm managers
  • High school teachers

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