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Other/Related Variations

·       Entomology & Nematology

·       Forensic & Investigative Sciences

·       Insect Biology

·       Insect Ecology & Conservation

·       Insect Science

·       Public Health Entomology



Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)




Entomology is the study of insects which allows students to explore several topics. Studying entomology is for students interested in studying the impacts of insects on human lives. Students can also help farmers find ways to protect both crops and insects in the environment.


Coursework may cover the following areas: Entomology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Immunology and Disease, Pest Management, Pesticides, Genomics,  Insect Behavior, Conservation, Phylogenetics, Toxicology of Insects



Potential Career Paths


·       Ecologist

·       Entomologist

·       Environmental Scientist & Specialist

·       Microbiologist

·       Pest Control Advisor

·       Plant Pathologist

·       Toxicology



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations


·       Certifications and licensure available

·       Internship or work experience related to ecology or entomology

·       Research experience

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