Botany Degree at Arizona State University

Also known as ASU Tempe, ASU Main

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Botany Degree

The botany degree program at Arizona State University instructs students on the scientific study of plants, plant habitats, microbial organisms, and ecosystem relations. Students who graduate from the botany degree program may have a future in the following career paths: national forestry, horticulture, ecology, environmentalism, marine and/or freshwater biology, ecological consulting, and more. Students will gain skillful instruction in courses such as plant structure and anatomy, phytochemistry, cytology, plant genetics, plant physiology, plant taxonomy and systematic, plant ecology, paleobotany, plant genetics, and more. Get more details below including other Arizona colleges that offer botany degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Botany Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Arizona State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

Master's Degree0
Doctorate Degree1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Botany program at ASU Tempe, ASU Main, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
    • Total Employment: 450
    • Average Hourly Rate: $57.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $119820

Molecular and Cellular Biologists


Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, molecular and cellular biologists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
    • Total Employment: 180
    • Average Hourly Rate: $32.85
    • Average Annual Salary: $68330

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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