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Master of Science in Entomology & Nematology / Pest Management

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Science in Entomology and Nematology, with a focus on Pest Management, is designed for students interested in the principles and practices of interdisciplinary pest management, including extension agents, educators, state and federal employees in agricultural, environmental, and regulatory positions, consultants, pest control personnel, and students who simply wish to further their education and find this topic interesting.


  • A bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or at least two semesters of biology, one semester each of chemistry, algebra and trigonometry, and one semester of physics and beginning statistics
  • Admission criteria include a B average or better for the last two years of the baccalaureate program and satisfactory scores of the GRE

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.