About this Program
- College: Agricultural and Life Sciences
- Credits: 24 | Completed with minimum grades of C
- Email | 352.273.3912 or
- Email | 352.392.2484
Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.
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.
Email | 352.273.3923
P.O. Box 110620
1881 Natural Area Drive, Bldg. 970
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-0620
The pest control technology certificate is awarded upon completion of specific coursework in entomology and pest management that satisfies the academic requirements of Florida state statute 482, which requires 24 semester credits plus one year of employment to qualify to take the Florida Pest Control Operator's license examination.
There are no prerequisite courses, but students are advised to remember the requirement of a year's employment to qualify to take the licensing exam.
|ENY 4230||Urban Pesticide Application||3|
|IPM 3022||Fundamentals of Pest Management||3|
|IPM 4254||Landscape Integrated Pest Management: Ornamentals and Turf||3|
|Additional courses from the Urban Pest Management and Landscape Pest Management certificates 1||15|
Choose from additional courses listed in the Landscape Pest Management and Urban Pest Management certificates.