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What Can You do With a Masters Degree in Plant Biology?

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  • Master's programs explores plant interactions with the external environment, sometimes from an evolutionary and historical perspective. The program aims to develop biologists with an academic thinking and working level, who are able to deal with fundamental and applied Plant Biology research questions, using modern experimental and theoretical methods and techniques.
  • Arborist and pesticide applicator
  • Botanist
  • Cartographic specialist
  • Plant Geneticist
  • County horticulture assistant
  • Ecologist, US Army
  • Extension specialist
  • Farm manager
  • Field Botanist
  • Laboratory research aide
  • Landscaper
  • Field Development Specialist
  • Research associate
  • Research scientist
  • Research technician
  • Technical supervisor
  • Ecologists
  • Taxonomists
  • Plant pathologists
  • Naturalist
  • Natural Resources specialist
  • Pesticide program assistant
  • Study Director/Project Manager

Places of Employment:

  • Educational institutions
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Nature organizations
  • Public botanical gardens
  • Federal and state agencies
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Medical Plant Resources Laboratory
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • The U.S. Department of the Interior
  • National Park Service
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • State Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

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