Graduate Degree Program Summary
Graduate degrees offered
- M.S.; Ph.D.
AreasAreas of Study
- Insect Ecology
- Insect Physiology and Toxicology
- Management of Insects and other Arthropods
- Medical and Veterinary Entomology
- Plant-Arthropod Interactions
- Plant Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
- Stress Biology
Distance Education OpportunitiesM.S. with all areas of study
Contacts for Entomology
On the Web
Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss
Distance Education Coordinator
Dr. Tom Weissling
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln NE 68583-0816
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
See also: steps to admission.
Required by Entomology in GAMES
After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:
- Entrance exam(s): GRE recommended
- Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
- Three letters of recommendation
- Letter of intent stating career interests
- Resume (optional)
When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, UNL's institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.
Application Deadlines for Entomology
|On-campus Recommended Deadlines||Fall: July 1 Spring: November 15 Summer: April 1|
The Department of Entomology offers resident M.S. and Ph.D. programs and distance M.S. programs. The department makes a firm commitment to its students and provides strong mentoring relationships between the students and major professors.
The department offers a strong curriculum and provides numerous professional opportunities for its students. This student-centered focus is reflected in the many awards received by the students and in their consistent placement in professional careers.
The Department of Entomology is part of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and is involved in research, teaching, and extension arenas. Department faculty are internationally recognized and work in both applied and basic entomology. The department has research sites across Nebraska and collaborative relationships with both domestic and international scientists and educators.
Faculty and research
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