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Entomology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
At the University of Georgia, our department seeks motivated students interested in an interdisciplinary education in Entomology.  The department has three campuses in Georgia – Athens, Tifton, and Griffin – that offer all facilities needed for applied or basic research.

Overview

Our program in Entomology at the University of Georgia provides a traditional grounding in taxonomy, physiology, molecular biology, ecology, and behavior, complemented by specialty training in evolutionary biology, genomics, vector biology, biotechnology, and integrated pest management. Faculty members in the department are associated with other programs in the Life Sciences, including Neuroscience, Toxicology, and the Center for Emerging and Tropical Global Diseases. This array of disciplines allows us to offer one of the most comprehensive Graduate Programs in the United States.

Programme Structure

  • In addition to the faculty at the Athens campus, students may carry out research under the direction of faculty at the Experiment Station in Griffin or Tifton, Georgia. Facilities and opportunities for studies on applied aspects of entomological problems and integrated pest management are emphasized at the stations. 
  • On the Athens campus, faculty joint staffed with the Departments of Genetics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences Division, the Museum of Natural History, the Department of Ecology, and the interdisciplinary Toxicology Program enable students to earn a degree in entomology with training in related disciplines.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Graduate School Application
  • Official Transcripts: Mail DIRECTLY to the Graduate School.
  • Official GRE Scores: Submit DIRECTLY to the Graduate School
  • Official TOEFL (if applicable): Submit DIRECTLY to the Graduate School.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation:  Submitted electronically to the Graduate School.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae with supporting information listed: Submit by email or mail to the Graduate Coordinator Assistant.
  • Statement of Purpose or Interest: Submit by email or mail to the Graduate Coordinator Assistant.
  • Assistantship application: Submit by email or mail to the Graduate Coordinator Assistant.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4439 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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