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Plant Science Major

Plant Science Major

Plant Breeding and Genetics Careers

The opportunities for majors in Plant Science are as varied as they are limitless and the demand for graduates is steadily increasing. A specialization in Native Plant Conservation equips you to control invasive species in the field; conduct research on restoring native plants and implement a planting plan; propagate native plants; be a field ecologist for a city parks and recreation department or run a native plant nursery.

Crop breeders
Plant nutritionists
Molecular geneticists
Field testers
Plant pathologists
Researchers and educators
Plant hunters
Lab managers
Ornamental plant growers
Seed purity coordinators
Senior toxicologists
Data scientists
Psychologists and therapists

Use your passion for nature and love of the outdoors to preserve, protect, and restore native plants.