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Students gain advanced knowledge of ecology; evolution; behavior; plant-insect interactions; biological control; integrated pest management; chemical ecology; molecular biology; olfaction; demography; apiculture; systematics; arthropod-borne diseases of plants and animals; medical entomology; insect physiology; and insecticide toxicology. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in the integration of basic and applied aspects of entomology.


Program Address

Department of Entomology
367 Briggs Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-0475
(530) 752-1537

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 5, 2020
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2020

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/27/2016
  • Department Chair
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 05/26/2016

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2020

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies