United States Doctorates and PhDs in Botany and Plant Science
Students that graduate with a PhD in botany could go on to pursue careers in private industries, educational institutions, and state and federal agencies. Botanists and plant scientists might also find potential career opportunities in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to biotechnology and food companies to lumber companies.
- Blacksburg, VABlacksburg, VA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
The plant pathology, physiology, and weed science department has programs leading to the M.S. (thesis and non-thesis) and Ph.D. degrees in plant pathology and in plant physiology and weed science. The M.S. programs usually require two years while a Ph.D...
- Blacksburg, VA
- Lawrence, INLawrence, IN
University of Kansas
Kansas University has a tradition of pioneering excellence in entomology that has been recognized nationally and internationally for the past 120 years. In fact, "Entomology at the University of Kansas is as old as the University itself." As the result...
- Athens, OHAthens, OH
Graduate Programs We offer programs leading to the master's (MS) and doctoral (P...
- Clemson, SCClemson, SC
The Entomology graduate program offers exciting opportunities for their MS and PhD degrees, both of which are research based degrees. The Entomology graduate programs are recognized for their leadership in environmental entomology. Research programs...
- Madison, WIMadison, WI
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Department of Botany at the University of Wisconsin has an active graduate program leading toward the Masters and Ph.D. degrees. Faculty and graduate students work on a wide range of projects in plant biology at all levels of organization, from mole...
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
The Department of Botany offers graduate studies leading to the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, with emphasis in the areas of plant molecular biology, plant physiology, population biology, ecology, paleobotany, and systematics. The range of the faculty interest...
- Tallahassee, FLTallahassee, FL
Florida State University
The Department of Biological Science offers both Ph.D. and MS. degrees. Students can specialize in a wide range of subdisciplines within the biological sciences including plant biology and botany. Visit our department's website, and click on "Faculty an...
- Tallahassee, FL
- New Haven, CTNew Haven, CT
The Program in Plant Sciences offers an interdisciplinary course of study leading to the Ph.D. degree.
- Laramie, WYLaramie, WY
University of Wyoming
- Austin, TXAustin, TX
University of Texas at Austin
Over the years, the Plant Biology Program (formerly the Department of Botany) has earned an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching in the plant sciences.
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
MSU has long been recognized for excellence in the plant sciences. Graduate studies are offered through ten plant-science related departments and programs spanning the full range from basic biochemistry and molecular biology, to physiology, genetics, br...
- East Lansing, MI
- College Station, TXCollege Station, TX
Texas A&M University
Plant physiology seeks to understand the functions and behavior of plants. It blends botany, molecular biology, chemistry, genetics, and physics.
- College Station, TX
- Lincoln, NELincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The Plant Sciences Program is based in the University of Nebraska’s Center for Plant Science Innovation, an interdisciplinary research and training program in the plant sciences. The university is recognized for the recruitment of established industry p...
- Lincoln, NE
- Pullman, WAPullman, WA
Washington State University
The M.S. and Ph.D. in Botany and Zoology are WSU-wide graduate degrees. These degrees are offered by the WSU School of Biological Sciences, and you may pursue these degrees on the Vancouver campus, under the guidance and supervision of Vancouver-base...
- Pullman, WA
- Vancouver, WA
- Evanston, ILEvanston, IL
Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies
The joint plant biology and conservation graduate program between Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden offers a strong curriculum and research-based thesis to prepare students for future leadership positions in botanical science and...
- Manhattan, KSManhattan, KS
Kansas State University
Plant pathology is the study of plant diseases, their cause, effects, and control. The discipline is closely integrated with the other biological sciences, with unique strengths in basic and applied research.We have personnel working on the major cro...
- Manhattan, KS
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
The School of Life Sciences offers Plant Biology Graduate Studies leading to M.S., M.N.S., and Ph.D. degrees in various areas of the plant sciences with the aid of numerous modern research facilities and experienced faculty.