Biotechnology combines traditional approaches of altering biological materials with the rapidly expanding methods of moelcular biology. This option is for students with an interest in applying new technology to plant systems. Students in the Plant Biotechnology option concentrate on coursework specific to plant systems and participate in an internship.

What can you do with a degree in Plant Systems?
Occupations include:

  • Research associate with:
    • University lab
    • USDA facility
    • Private plant breeding or biotech company
  • Pursue a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in an area of plant sciences or molecular biology

Plant Systems Program

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