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Applied Entomology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
University rank #51 (ARWU) , MD,
The Master of Professional Studies in Applied Entomology, a 30-credit, 10-course graduate program may be completed in as little as 15 months. Offered through the convenience and flexibility of the online learning environment, students enroll in two 3-credit courses per 12-week term.


In addition to the MPS in Applied Entomology, the Department of Entomology developed several fully online graduate certificate programs. Designed to offer flexibility to complete coursework in areas specific to your needs and interests (as well as to gain a valuable credential), successful completion of one or more of these programs may be used to fulfill requirements for the MPS. Each 12-credit program may be completed in one year by taking one 3-credit course per 12-week term.The Graduate Certificate programs are as follows:

  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Beekeeping
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Urban Agriculture

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Insect Biodiversity, Physiology and Ecology
  • Insect Diseases and Pathology
  • Native, Invasive, and Exotic Species
  • Insects in the 21st Century
  • Capstone Course 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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Academic Requirements

  • International Academic Credentials
  • Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Academic Department Approval

Once you have submitted your application, it will first be reviewed by the program or department to which you have applied. If the program/department recommends you for admission to the Graduate School, your file will then be forwarded to the Graduate School for further verification of your academic record, and TOEFL or IELTS scores (if necessary).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1404 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    651 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 651 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
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Living costs for College Park

  • 1676 - 2840 USD/month
    Living Costs

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