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The demand for Plant Sciences graduates is high, not only in North Dakota and the region, but throughout the United States and the world. A bachelor of science degree in one of the Plant Sciences areas provides a strong base for advanced degrees and prepares you for a variety of careers.  Employment opportunities include:

  • Crop consulting
  • Crop production and management
  • Farming
  • Pesticide, fertilizer, or seed sales
  • Greenhouse or nursery management
  • Landscape design
  • Ornamental horticulture
  • Grounds, sports turf, or golf course management
  • Lawn care operations
  • Research technician for a private or public research institution or university
  • Plant biotechnology
  • International programs
  • Natural resources conservation service
  • Extension service

NDSU Career and Advising Center - job search resources and assistance for NDSU students and alumni

CAREERlink Job Board - electronic system connecting NDSU students and alumni with employers; search for part-time, full-time, work-study, volunteer, graduate assistantship, and internship opportunities

Employment Opportunities at NDSU

What Can I Do With This Major?

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook