This recently created short course is designed to help you manage bed bug problems in structural situations. You will study the fundamentals of pest management; safe use of insecticides; development, classification, identification of bed bugs; and chemical and non-chemical measures useful in bed bug IPM.
Who will benefit from this course?
Managers of pest control businesses
Owners of pest control businesses
Public health workers
Public housing personnel
Hotel and hospitality industry professionals
Multiple family housing managers
Public building managers
Correspondence & Online
You may enroll at any time. There are no prerequisites. Students have 12 months to complete this course. Participants in this class should expect to study three to five hours per lesson. If you cannot complete the course in 12 months, you may purchase a one-time, six-month extension for $50.
$168 Correspondence course fee plus shipping and handling (includes all course materials)
$158 Online course fee (includes all course materials)
No textbooks are required, all reading materials are included in the course packet.
Students who wish to return a course after all materials are received back at Purdue in new condition will receive a pro-rated fee refund according to the following schedule. Shipping fees will not be refunded.
Within 15 days from the date of enrollment 100%
15 - 30 days after the date of enrollment 50%
30 days after the date of enrollment No refund
For online courses, once you start the program there is no refund.
To determine if these courses have been approved for certification, recertification, or continuing education credits in your state, contact your state's pesticide regulatory office or click on our interactive Pest State Certification map
We are here to help you succeed. If you have any questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 855-311-0002.
Purdue is committed to making its programs accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation or special assistance for this program due to a disability, please contact us at 855-311-0002.