What can I do with this degree?

With our four-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Agriculture) major in Plant Science, you'll be prepared for a variety of careers. Plant Science could take you to a job in education and communication, in places such as colleges or universities, provincial and federal government agencies, extension services, research labs, agribusiness, consulting, farming, processing or marketing in plant-related supplies and services.

Some career options you might consider include: 

  • fruit and vegetable inspector
  • field or greenhouse manager
  • international or domestic trade in food
  • plant breeding and development
  • production manager or specialist
  • plant biotechnologist
  • plant research program manager
  • garden centre manager
  • nursery technician
  • vineyard employee
  • soil and water conservationist
  • entomologist
  • agrologist
  • research associate
  • cranberry specialist
  • blueberry institute employee
  • research assistant
  • crop scout/advisor
  • pesticide sales

Discover what our alumni have done with their degrees
Megan McCully DIL profile

Read our alumni stories to learn about some of the amazing things our former students have been up to since graduating from Dal.