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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, 2019
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2019
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019

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: Admissions Only
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Entomology/Nematology
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies