Medical Entomology

certificate

The Medical Entomology certificate offers place-bound employees working in mosquito control, public health, and related areas who required advanced training on medically important arthropods the option to complete a program through distance education and short courses. Coursework provides training in the areas of medically important arthropod biology, identification, and management for disease vectors.

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About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Entomology and Nematology Department prepares students for exciting careers in a variety of fields. Entomology and Nematology majors can enter medical, dental, or veterinary school; progress to graduate study in any of several biological sciences such as ecology, nematology, entomology, horticulture, or zoology; or move directly to a variety of careers in fields such as pest management, ecotourism, or biosecurity.
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P.O. Box 110620
1881 Natural Area Drive, Bldg. 970 
STEINMETZ HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-0620
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 Curriculum

Prerequisites

ENY 3005
3005L
Principles of Entomology
and Principles of Entomology Laboratory
3

Required Courses

ENY 3005
3005L
Principles of Entomology
and Principles of Entomology Laboratory
3
ENY 4660
4660L
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
and Medical and Veterinary Entomology Laboratory
3
ENY 4590CMosquito Identification3
ENY 4592Mosquito Biology3
Approved elective3
Total Credits15

 Approved Electives

ENY 3225CPrinciples of Urban Pest Management3
ENY 3563Introduction to Tropical Entomology3
ENY 4210Insects and Wildlife3
ENY 4905Problems in Entomology (Blood Feeding Insects)1
ENY 4905Problems in Entomology (Mosquito Management)1
ENY 52363