Outcomes
  • Pest Control Technician
  • Plant Scientist
  • Forensic Entomologist
  • Lab Technician
  • Research Scientist
  • Professor
  • Cooperative Extension Agent

For individuals who

Are looking for an advanced degree with research opportunities and specialized training in entomology.

Looking for

A program that is research-based and tailored to individual student needs and interests. Interdisciplinary approaches to entomology. 

To become

  • Agricultural Researcher
  • Forensic Entomologist
  • Consultant
  • Agronomist
  • Field Scientist

Program Description

The Department of Entomology in the School of Natural Resource Sciences offers graduate study leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Advanced work involves specialized training in the following areas: behavior, biochemistry, biodiversity, biological control, chemical ecology, ecology, host plant resistance, insect pathology, pest management, molecular genetics, physiology, and systematics. The Department also participates in interdisciplinary programs in Environmental and Conservation Sciences and Natural Resources Management. The close working relationship between the department and the USDA Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, located on campus also provides students many opportunities for research and consultation.

Student research and academic programs are tailored to individual needs and interests. Interdisciplinary approaches to entomological programs are fostered. Prospective students are encouraged to visit https://www.ndsu.edu/snrs/ to learn more about Entomology and the other degrees offered by the School of Natural Resource Sciences.