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Entomology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) , LA,
The Entomology program from Louisiana State University includes pest management, biological control, toxicology, pathology, behavior, systematics, migration, population ecology, apiculture, and molecular genetics.

About

Graduate Advisory Committee - The Graduate Advisory Committee consists of at least 3 members of the Graduate Faculty, at least one of whom is a full member of the Graduate Faculty. 

 The Major at the Entomology program from Louisiana State University professor  is the chair of the committee with other members chosen by the student in consultation with the Major Professor.  If there is an external minor, one committee member must represent the minor department.  The committee must be established within the first 6 months of the student’s tenure in the Department.

 Credit Hours and Course Work- The minimum requirement for a Master’s degree is 30 hours of graduate work, including 24 hours of course work and 6 hours of thesis research.  At least 15 hours of course work must be graduate (7000) level, which includes required courses and the 6 hours of research (ENTM 8000). Available courses are shown in Appendix A.  The Master’s degree must be completed within five years from entrance into the degree program.

 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science and Society 
  • Insects in the Environment
  • Pest Management Internship
  • Insect Biology
  • Insect Taxonomy
  •  Fundamentals of Applied Entomology 
  • Forensic Entomology

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

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  •  a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given; 
  •  satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended
  •  acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  •  acceptance into a departmental program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Baton Rouge

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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