Entomology Education & Careers

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Entomologists study insects and their relationships to the environment, humans, and other organisms. The science of entomology provides many choices and opportunities for those interested in the diversity of nature. While some entomologists work in the field, others work in the laboratory or classroom, and others find niches in regulatory entomology or the pest control industry.

The Entomological Society of America offers the following information about obtaining an education and career in entomology. Please select from the following items:

Colleges and Universities Where Entomology is Studied

Universities Offering Undergraduate Programs

Online Entomology Programs and Courses

Discover Entomology Brochure

Interviews with Entomologists

Awards and Scholarships from ESA and the Entomological Foundation

Student Entomology Clubs

Memoirs of Black Entomologists: Reflections on Childhood, University, and Career Experiences: Advice for students on pursuing a rewarding career in entomology from 20 successful black entomologists working in all aspects of the entomological sciences. Available in ESA’s online bookstore.