Public Health Entomology Certificate

Personal credentialing is the future of professional pest management and vector control. Earning your Public Health Entomology (PHE) certificate can lead to better visibility, opportunities, and jobs.




In today's increasingly complex and highly-specialized economy, credentials are important.

Sure, you know you’ve got the skills to do the job, but how do you convince potential customers and employers you're the best one for the job? For many career-minded pest management professionals, credentialing is often the answer.

The Entomological Society of America, long the industry leader in certification through its Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) program, launched the ACE program in 2004 to offer a certification option geared specifically toward the pest management industry. Since then, over 1200 (and growing) ACEs have joined the ranks to demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to the structural pest management industry. The PHE certificate is being introduced to provide a similar opportunity to those who work with pests that pose a health risk; either by being a vector for disease, or other adverse health risks. 


The PHE program is currently only for those who work in the United States; stay tuned for more information on an international version. 

The PHE certificate is endorsed by and was developed in conjunction with the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA)


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