Available at: Athens

Entomology is a flexible major that serves as an excellent base for an advanced degree in many other fields, like environmental health, public health and environmental engineering, and also satisfies admissions requirements for professional degree programs like medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry and pharmacy. Students also acquire a basic knowledge of agricultural production principles and how insects influence crop production.


View the required Entomology classes and available electives in the UGA Bulletin. You will determine the right courses to match your interests with assistance from your advisor.


To prepare for courses to earn an Entomology degree we recommend you:

  • Participate in traditional agricultural extracurricular activities, such as 4-H and FFA
  • Participate in available Scout organizations
  • Attend camp or participate as a camp counselor
  • Participate in science related pre-collegiate programs or youth leadership programs
  • Present research at the Science and Engineering Festival

Hands-on learning

  • Labs in the classroom and in the field
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Service learning course ENTO 3300S
  • Outreach programs
  • Participate in student clubs and organizations
  • Internships with private companies, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations
  • Study abroad opportunities

Learn more

Visit the department of Entomology.

Current Student Contact

Devin Duggan Senior Advisor
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Entomology*

Entomology major outcomes for 2019: 56% employed full-time, 33% attending graduate school

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The charts above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. Read more detailed Career Outcomes information for Entomology.


What jobs can I get with an Entomology degree?

Career Potential

  • Entomologist
  • Environmental Conservationist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Horticulture Crop Entomologist
  • Instructor
  • Pest Management
  • Research Technician
  • Veterinary/Professional School

Median Entry-Level Salary



How do I pay for college?


Each year the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) awards scholarships to students enrolled in our majors.

CAES Scholarships


Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, visit the University of Georgia Office of Student Financial Aid.