Botanists

High School

To prepare for a career in botany, high school students can explore their interests by taking biology, doing science projects involving plants, and working during summers or school holidays for a nursery, park, or similar operation. College prep courses in chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, English, and foreign language are a good idea because educational requirements for professional botanists are high. Nonresearch jobs (test and inspection professionals, lab technicians, technical assistants) require at least a bachelor's degree in a biological science or botany; research and teaching positions usually require at least a master's degree or even a doctorate.  


Subscribe to Vault to unlock this premium content including:

  • Earnings
  • Outlook
  • Resources & Associations and more.

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

X

Your institution does not have an active account.

Subscribe Now

Or

Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office
and Library to find out more.

X

Approved!

Please select your institution
to gain full access.


 

Become a Vault Basic Member

Complete your Vault Profile and get seen by top employers