These challenges require innovative entomological research to address conservation of biodiversity, and to mitigate potential increases in negative impacts of invasive species and harm caused by insect pests and insect vectors to crops, structures, and human health.
The program thus bridges the gap between basic research, using insects as models to address general biological questions, and applied research affecting humankind more directly. The program graduates students with a particularly wide range of career opportunities.
Entomology and Insect Science degree at University of Arizona is flexible in its requirements, allowing students to design, in collaboration with faculty, programs of study tailored to individual interests and needs.
We particularly seek out creative, enthusiastic applicants who have multidisciplinary interests, such as insect ecology–plant chemistry or behavioral ecology–neurobiology, pest management–spatial ecology, epidemiology of vector-borne disease–climate science, to name a very few. We encourage students to develop cross-disciplinary connections and bring together aspects of insect biology in unconventional ways.
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- Insect Molecular Physiology
- Insect Ecology
- Insect Systematics
- Applied Biostatistics
- Comparative Immunology
- Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
- Medical-Veterinary Entomology
- Principles of Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesBiology Animal Sciences View 112 other Masters in Animal Sciences in United States
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- Personal Statement that includes:
- Why you selected this program
- A summary of your academic and professional background
- Your specific interests in entomology and/or insect science
- Your career goals and objectivesIdentification of possible mentors
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Official transcripts.
- Official test scores.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Tucson
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Students are generally supported by Program funds in their first year while they take courses and do laboratory rotations.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.