Chair: J. L. Capinera.
Graduate Coordinator: H. J. McAuslane.
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The Entomology and Nematology Department offers the Master of Science (thesis and nonthesis options) and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in entomology and nematology with the following specializations: entomology, nematology, and pest management. Minimum requirements for the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are described in the General Information section of this catalog. The Department also offers a cooperative Doctor of Philosophy degree with Florida A&M University and distance education courses leading to the M.S. degree. Members of the Graduate Faculty include the department resident faculty, faculty located on University of Florida campuses away from Gainesville, scientists with other State of Florida agencies such as the Division of Plant Industry and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and scientists of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Graduate Faculty is qualified to direct graduate students in all specialties of entomology, nematology, and acarology. New graduate students should have backgrounds in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Minor deficiencies may be made up after entering graduate school. The Department offers a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program. Contact the graduate coordinator for information.