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Department of Plant Science

Students at the Bayer crop research center.

Careers in Plant Science

The Department of Plant Science has four areas of emphasis which our majors may choose between; Crop Production Management and Plant Health. 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