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?
- Service technicians
- 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. If you cannot complete the course in one year, a six-month extension may be purchased for $50. Course takes approximately 20 hours.
$150 Course fee
Check out our State Certification Map to see how you can use this course towards the pest certification process in your state at https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/info/pest/map/index.html
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.
We are here to help you succeed. You may receive emails throughout the course to monitor your progress. If you have any questions, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 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.