Embark on an in-depth exploration of plant life. Make the world a better place through a hands-on understanding of plants for food, fiber, medicine, and fuel. Science, academic, government, industry, and entrepreneurial careers await.

Interest Areas
  • Plant
  • Business
  • Food
  • Science
  • Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature

Focus your degree with an option in Agroecology, Crop Production, Horticulture, Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, or Plant Science.

  • Agricultural chemical companies 
  • Biological sciences
  • Cooperative extension and education
  • Crop consulting firms
  • Federal and state plan health and inspection services
  • Fruit and vegetable farms
  • Greenhouses
  • Medicinal plant industry
  • Public and private gardens and arboretums
  • Landscape companies 
  • Seed companies 
  • Universities
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Agronomy Club
  • Blooms and Shrooms
  • Horticulture Club
  • Student Farm Club
  • Turfgrass Club
  • Weed Science Team
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

50,000 square feet of greenhouses, laboratories, outdoor growing areas, research farms and green roofs are just part of the plant science facilities on campus and beyond.

Target Major/Degree https://agsci.psu.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/plant-sciences