Ohio University

Preparation for Graduate School in Environmental & Plant Biology

Environmental & Plant Biology B.S.

Preparation could lead to technical careers or graduate-level training in ecology, nature resource management, conservation, evolution and development, phylogenics, biotechnology, plant physiology or molecular and cellular biology.

Graduates could work in academia, private industry or governmental agencies dealing with agriculture/horticulture/floriculture, biotechnology or pharmaceutical firms, conservation agencies and museums of natural history, environmental consulting firms, food companies, the brewing and fermentation industry, lumber/pulping companies, plant nurseries, greenhouses, botancial gardens, and arboreta.

Applied Plant Biology Majors B.A.

If you plan to do graduate studies in plant biology or a related biological science, a B.S. degree would be more appropriate. Consult a departmental adviser for assistance in selecting a program to prepare you for an advanced degree.