The objectives for setting up the Department of Plant Science are:
- To train graduates for job opportunity in Pharmaceutical, fermentation industries, Agricultural establishments, Forestry, Management of Botanical Gardens arboreta, Parks Researchers in Research Institute; and as Teachers/Lecturers in both Secondary and Tertiary Institutions.
- To turn out entrepreneurial graduates in various fields of Plant Science who could be future employers of labour.
- To provide a broad-based academic training upon which graduates of the programme can build to pursue degrees of M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D. in any area of Plant Science.