Areas of Employment
- Plant Breeding
- Plant Protection
- Agricultural Business
- Academic or Governmental Research
- Environmental Science
- Food Science
- Research and Development
- Medicine and Pharmaceuticals
- Patent Law
Advance plant breeding and plant improvement by learning critical skills in molecular biology, genetics, and genomics.
Plant biotechnology is a part of our daily lives in applications such as developing nutritionally enhanced foods, enabling sustainable agricultural production, and engineering plants for industrial and medical purposes.
The Plant Biotechnology major provides an interdisciplinary curriculum integrating the science and practice of crop production through courses in molecular biology, genetics and genomics, biochemistry, plant protection, data analysis, and more.
From hands-on research with world-renowned faculty to internships at exciting startup companies, Plant Biotechnology students build skills inside and outside the classroom. You’ll be at the forefront of research and innovation, revolutionizing agriculture every step of the way.