Entomology

Entomology Entomology is the field of biological science concerned with the study of insects and their relatives in relation to humans, other animals, plants and the environment. Entomologists play critical roles in securing food, fuel and fiber; protecting human health; and supporting natural resources and biodiversity. Students interested in pest management, conservation, ecology, private industry and government-related careers will benefit from a major or minor degree in entomology.


Uncommon Pursuits.

Entomology students are interested in ecosystems that produce food and fuel; protecting human health; and supporting natural resources and biodiversity.

Alumni work at:

  • USDA-APHIS
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Dow AgroSciences
  • Monsanto Company
  • US Army
  • USDA- ARS
  • U.S. Forest Service

Alumni work as:

  • Teachers
  • Researchers
  • Public outreach/extension educators
  • Pest scouting and control
  • Insect rearing
  • Entomologist in schools, museums, parks and zoos, non-profit organizations, government agencies and the military
  • Operations

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