Purdue University

Bed Bugs Mini Course
Online 2016


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

Delivery Options:
Correspondence & Online

You may enroll at any time. There are no prerequisites. If you cannot complete the course in on year, a six-month extension may be purchased for $50.

$150 Correspondence course fee
$10 US Shipping
$40 Canadian Shipping
$90 International Shipping

Refund Policy
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. For online courses, once you start the program there is no refund. 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.

About Certification:
To determine if these courses have been approved for certification, recertification, or continuing education credits in your state, contacts your state’s pesticide regulatory office.

To register for the correspondence version go to:

Bed Bug Correspondence Course

If you have any problems during the registration process, please contact us at or call Denice Johnsonat 765-494-8619 or email: pest@purdue.edu


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