Number One in the World

We’re not usually one to brag, but we’re very proud to be ranked the number one entomology and nematology program in the world — and the accolades don’t end there. The University of Florida is also one of the top-ranked schools in several categories according to U.S. News & World Report.

Distinguished Faculty

The faculty at the University of Florida’s Entomology and Nematology Department is renowned for their expertise and contributions to the field. With a focus on sustainability, disease transmission, urban pest management, and low-impact pesticide solutions, our professors offer a diverse array of perspectives and areas of specialization.

Our faculty’s commitment to teaching and research makes them not only excellent educators but also invaluable mentors. By providing in-person and online students with an enriching academic experience, our graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the entomological world.

A University With a Renowned Reputation

UF is a member of the Association of American Universities and is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities. We’re also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

The online programs we’ve designed were created with working professionals in mind, enabling students to learn virtually anywhere on their own schedules. Our user-friendly online platform facilitates easy interactions with professors and fellow students through email, discussion boards and live chat.

Diverse Career Opportunities

Not sure where you’ll end up after earning a graduate credential in entomology and nematology? Worry not, there are plenty of environments to thrive:

  • Government agencies
  • Research laboratories
  • Military agencies
  • Postsecondary institutions
  • Private agricultural ventures
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Zoos

Entomology and nematology are broad, comprehensive fields that offer many career paths to consider, depending on your unique interests and skillset. Potential roles include:

  • Ecologist
  • Biologist
  • IPM (integrated pest management) manager
  • Pest control technician
  • Postsecondary teacher
  • Public health entomologist
  • Consultant
  • Veterinary entomologist
  • Research scientist
  • Beekeeper

Learn More About the Program

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