From seed sales to crop scouting and processing, there are plenty of job possibilities for a career in plant science. You might be surprised to learn that plant science also includes ornamental landscaping and turfgrass and athletic field management.
Outlined below is a sampling of careers the plant science sector has to offer. The amount of training required is a general guide. More or less training could be necessary for a specific job.
If you're in high school and interested in a plant science career requiring a four-year degree or additional education, it is recommended you take biology and business courses in addition to the suggested college preparatory courses determined by the college of your choice. It is also beneficial to take career and technical education courses relating to agriculture, construction management, mechanics or business.
If a plant science career requiring less training than a four-year college degree appeals to you, you're encouraged to participate in a career and technical education program relating to agriculture, construction management, mechanics or business.