Entomology (PHD)

PhD

Entomology, PhD

On Campus 90 cr 90 cr

The Department of Entomology makes a firm commitment to its students and provides strong mentoring relationships between the students and major professors.

Description

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.

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

Major Admission Requirements

  • Entrance exam(s): GRE recommended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent stating career interests
  • Resume (optional)

Admission Deadlines

On-campus recommended deadlines: July 1 for Fall. November 15 for Spring. April 1 for Summer.

NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed

Department

Entomology

Graduate Chair

Tom Weissling

Support Staff

Kathryn Schindler

Tom Weissling (distance)

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