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Toxicology - Entomology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
The Toxicology - Entomology program at the University of Georgia has students in multiple departments across campus: Physiology & Pharmacology, Environmental Health Science, Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences, Animal & Dairy Sciences, Crop & Soil Sciences, Forestry, Veterinary Biomedical & Diagnostic Imaging. 


The Department of Entomology offers a wide range of courses and research programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. We offer a master degree in Toxicology - Entomology at the University of Georgia. Our goal is to support and encourage students who are preparing for a career as a scientist in a federal, state, or industrial laboratory or in an academic institution, by providing them with as broad a background as possible in the many facets of insect biology. 

Programs within our Department encompass all levels of biological organization from the molecular level to ecosystems. In addition to training in modern methodologies of classical entomology, the Department has special emphasis areas in Insect/Plant Interactions, Biological Control, and Molecular Entomology. We take great pride in the progress and development of our students and the high quality of their research and publications. If you are a prospective student, we encourage you to visit our Department and to meet with the faculty and graduate students, so that you can judge the Department and its excellent facilities for yourself.

Programme Structure

  • The Department of Entomology offers graduate work leading to the professional MPPPM (Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management) degree, and the MS and PhD degrees. 
  • The MPPPM is a non-thesis degree requiring specified graduate level coursework, two semesters of internship, plus selected graduate level electives. 
  • The MS and PhD are research degrees requiring course work plus original research leading to a thesis or dissertation. Students holding the baccalaureate degree are normally admitted at the MS level but may petition to bypass this degree and work towards the PhD after meeting specific departmental requirements.

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

  • Admission and Application Procedures
  • Readmission Procedures
  • Deferring an Application
  • Application Fee
  • McNair Scholars Program
  • Transcripts and Academic Records
  • Entrance Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Non-Degree or Transient Status
  • Application Forms
  • Summary of Materials

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

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


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