Purdue University

Bed Bugs Mini Course
Online 2017




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 Course fee

About Certification

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.distance.purdue.edu/pest/map/.

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.

  • 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: pest@purdue.edu or call Denice Johnson 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. 

For more information on any of Purdue's other IPM courses, please visit us online at: https://www.digitaleducation.purdue.edu/professional-development/pest/index.html.


Course Section   Add to Cart
Course: 1158 375-00
Term: 17SDL
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 18326
Instructor(s): Staff
Units: Non-Credit
Required Fees: Price
Course Fee$150.00