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Plant Pathology

 

 

plant pathology

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Botany & Plant Pathology

·       Bioenvironmental Science

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Plant pathology is the study of plant disease which allows students to learn about reducing harmful effects of plant diseases. Programs focus on teaching students how to support growth of healthy plants and sustain them.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Microbiology, Genetics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Plant Disease Epidemiology, Insect Pests of the Turf, Bacteriology, Nematology, Virology, Pathogenic Fungi

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Biological Technician

·       Biosecurity Monitor

·       Greenhouse Manager

·       Horticulturalist

·       Plant Pathologist

·       Restoration Specialist

·       Soil Scientist

·       Weed Scientist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certification available

·       Internship or work experience related to plants