M.Sc. On Campus


Montana State University

12 months
17692 USD/year
17692 USD/year
5568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate program in Entomology at Montana State University leads to a Master of Science degree. Students in the program are required to take formal course work and conduct independent research guided by the student's advisory committee. 


At the Montana State University, each student, during the course of their graduate Entomology program, will also have the opportunity to participate in activities outside their degree program that will benefit them academically and professionally.  

Such activities include participating in teaching, outreach and international programs, and attending and presenting research results at professional meetings.  Each student is strongly encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities. 

Key Features 

  • A student's individual program can be designed, with approval of the graduate advisor and graduate committee, to suit the student's individual interests and career goals.
  • The entomology faculty at MSU conduct research in a variety of disciplines, including behavioral ecology, biodiversity studies, biological control of insects and weeds, biosystematics, chemical ecology, ecology, integrated pest management, pollination ecology, risk assessment, stored-product entomology, insect protein, thermal biology, molecular biology and cultural entomology.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Insect Identification
  • Insect Ecology
  • Insect Physiology
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Veterinary Entomology and Parasitology
  • Insect Morphology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An entering student is expected to have a solid background in the basic sciences and a B.S. or B.A. in biological or related sciences. 
  • GRE exams are to be taken before applying for admittance and are part of the required application materials.  
  • International Applicants: An English proficiency test is required for all applicants who are not U.S. citizens and are not from countries where English is the official language. This requirement is waived if the applicant has earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution in the U.S. Minimum scores required are:  TOEFL [80], IELTS [level 6.5] or PTE [54].
  • A GPA of 3.0 for the last two years, three letters of recommendation and a letter of application describing the applicant’s research interests and career goals in pursuing graduate training are minimum requirements for acceptance to the LRES graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17692 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17692 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17692 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5568 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bozeman

1099 - 2275 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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