Plant Science

We offer a Bachelor of Science degree program in Plant Science with a specialization in Landscape and Nursery Horticulture that deals with the art and science of breeding, propagating, installing and maintaining plants that are used to enhance and improve the human environment. In this sustainable field, students can be creative, work outdoors, and enhance lives through the use of plants in their surroundings.

Landscape and Nursery Horticulture represents a diverse field including Ornamental Horticulture, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Conservation, Landscape Design, Floriculture, and Nursery Management.

Students learn about the cutting edge of technology in plant science. This degree blends knowledge in business, plant science, and the environment allowing students to focus on their interests and to prepare them for a career in the horticultural industry.

Possible Careers

  • Nursery Manager/Owner
  • Garden Center Manager
  • Botanical Garden Supervisor
  • Garden Magazine Journalist
  • Restoration Consultant
  • Plant Breeder
  • Plant Inspector
  • Municipal Horticulturist
  • Extension Specialist