Careers in Plant Science

The Department of Plant Science has four areas of emphasis which our majors may choose between; Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Health and General Plant Science. With this diversity in areas of emphasis, our graduates are may be employed in many fields including:

  • Agronomists
  • Farm Managers
  • Crop Production Consultants
  • Pest Control Advisors
  • Marketing Experts for pesticide and ag chemical companies
  • Marketing Experts for private seed companies
  • Research Associates for private plant breeding companies
  • Research Associates for pesticide and ag chemical companies
  • Research Technicians for private companies, universities, and other governmental agencies
  • Natural Resource Conservations and Agents
  • Field Representatives for food processing companies
  • Farm Insurance Agents
  • Agents in the production and marketing of certified seeds
  • Managers of farm service centers for cooperatives and elevators
  • Nursery / Landscape Managers
  • Entomologists
  • Plant Pathologists
  • Weed Scientists
  • Greens Keeper
  • Plant Propagator