College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

About This Program

Explore the fascinating world of plants with Kent State's Botany program. Our Bachelor of Science in Botany provides hands-on experience in plant physiology, ecology, genetics and more. With experienced faculty and valuable networking opportunities, the Botany program prepares you for a rewarding career in the field. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

  • 9.3% much faster than the average
  • 64,700 number of jobs
  • $85,600 potential earnings

Biological scientists, all other

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 44,700 number of jobs
  • $85,290 potential earnings

Natural sciences managers

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 71,400 number of jobs
  • $137,940 potential earnings

Soil and plant scientists

  • 6.8% faster than the average
  • 17,800 number of jobs
  • $66,120 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.