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Entomology, M.Sc.

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About

The Department of Entomology offers both the Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science degrees. Graduate students may specialize in a range of focus areas in both basic and applied insect science. Focus areas include insect ecology and behavior; physiology and morphology; evolution and biosystematics; insect pathology; molecular biology and genetics; pesticide technology, toxicology and environmental risk assessment; freshwater and estuarine entomology; and pest management and biological control.

Employment opportunities for graduates exist in industry; academia and extension; federal, state and local governments; private and non-profit arenas; and in international and national spheres.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Insect Ecology
  • Principles of Systematic Entomology
  • Insect Population Genetics
  • Aquatic Entomology
  • Advanced Entomology
  • Entomological Topics
  • Field Experience in Pest Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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Academic Requirements

As required by the Graduate School, all application materials are to be submitted electronically:
  • Graduate application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Program/Department supporting documents (as applicable)
  • Non-refundable application fee ($75) for each program to which an applicant applies

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            1474 USD/credit
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          • National

            683 USD/credit
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            Based on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of .
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          *Tuition fee per credit hour

          Living costs for College Park

          • 1676 - 2840 USD/month
            Living Costs

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