10 Reasons you should study Plant & Landscape Systems
Be #1 in the Nation
BYU is consistently ranked as one of the top 3 landscape management programs in the nation by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Study Business, Art and Science
Ever wondered why you don’t “fit in the mold” other majors have for students? Plant & Landscape Systems may just be the answer to your search with marketable content that blends numbers, dollars, and colors.
Be in Demand
Employers realize BYU Plant & Landscape Systems students’ potential and are willing to pay! In 2015, BYU’s annual Landscape Career Connection attracted 16 employers from across the nation.
Companies love BYU graduates and especially those in the Plant & Landscape Systems major. The major's vast network of large landscape firms and the career focused club activities, graduates are highly sought after. Every graduate who wants to work in the Green Industry finds a job. Often, graduates choose the exact city they want to live in and will receive several full-time offers before graduation.
Get into Grad School
The diverse, unique, and technical skill set learned in the Plant & Landscape Systems program qualifies students for graduate degrees in medicine, public administration, business management, and landscape architecture.
Know your Professors
The small major allows students to develop life-long relationships with their professors. This close connection allows students to easily get involved in research and other academic opportunities. Professors also work tirelessly to help students find amazing internship and employment opportunities.
Travel the Country
Each year, BYU sends students to several conferences and competitions across the country--recent trips include New York, North Carolina, Mississippi, and Colorado. Students are also highly sought after by nationwide companies.
Be an Outdoor Living Specialist
Work in “Mankind’s Original Profession,” and make the world a more beautiful place through landscaping. Students learn the essentials to making outdoor spaces thrive.
Learn to appreciate the world around you and fall in love with nature. Students in this major focus heavily on how they can make a beneficial impact on water conservation, nutrient pollution, habitat degradation, and much more.
Love what you do
Take the unique opportunity to do something that makes a difference in people’s lives, and enjoy the deep satisfaction of working with people, properties, and plants.