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Master of Science in Entomology & Nematology / Entomology

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Science in Entomology and Nematology, with a focus on Entomology, is designed for individuals who wish to gain knowledge in environmental science, biology, or pest management. The Entomology concentration is designed for students who have a particular interest in the study and classification of insects.


  • Preferably you will have a bachelor’s degree in a science field
  • If your undergraduate degree is in a non-science field, it should be supplemented with the following coursework:
    • One year of general biology (Two semesters)
    • At least one semester of general chemistry
    • Algebra and trigonometry
    • At least one semester of physics (recommended)
    • Introductory statistics (recommended)
  • Upper division undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Four year baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited university
  • Official scores from the Graduate Record Exam

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.