* Learning Goal 1 for Students: Attain mastery of the essential aspects of practice and research in the field of entomology
* Learning Goal 2a for Students: Engage in and conduct original research (for Masters degrees with thesis)
* Learning Goal 2b for Students: Develop proficiency in entomology (for Masters degrees without thesis)
* Learning Goal 3 for Students: Prepare to be professionals in entomology

The leadership of the Entomology graduate program will regularly review the structure and content of the program and the feedback received from assessments and surveys. These reviews will be used to provide the best possible education to students that meet current needs for professionals in entomology.

* Insect Structure and Function
* Insect Taxonomy
* Insect Collection
* Seminar in Entomology

Personal statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must secure an adviser and funding prior to being admitted to the program. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores in verbal, quantitative, analytical and advanced areas must be on file with the Graduate Program Director prior to acceptance into the program. International applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL examination. English Language Requirements TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79

There are several ways of obtaining funding, either through Rutgers or the Department of Entomology. This page provides links to information about funding. The Entomology Department has several funds that include the support of graduate students.

Teaching and Graduate Assistantships are available through the Entomology and Biology Department on a competitive basis. They cover tuition-remission and include a stipend but do not cover fees.


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