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Virtual ACE Prep 7-Week Online Course

Online Course $40.00

Each webinar will be 8 a.m.-10 a.m.

  • February 26
  • March 5, 12, 19, 26
  • April 2, 9, 16


The Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Certification program is part of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). It is the fastest growing certification program for pest management professionals nationwide, founded by Dr. Mike Merchant (retired) and Dr. Bob Davis to promote professionalism.

To become an ACE, you must:

  • have 5 years’ experience in structural pest control (3 years for those with an entomology degree)
  • hold a current U.S. pesticide applicator’s license
  • agree to sign the ACE code of ethics

If you think you qualify, you can apply through the ESA/ACE ( Application fee:

  • $355 - ESA members
  • $395 - non-ESA members

One of the best ways to prepare for this exam is to learn from others on what to study for and review those insect orders you may not be familiar with. The IPM Experience House is pleased to offer this 7-week Virtual ACE Prep Course. Over the course of 8 weeks Dr. Bob Davis, Wizzie Brown, Molly Keck and Janet Hurley will cover content from the “IPM for the Urban Professional: A Study Guide for the Associate Certified Entomologist” in 2-hour slots each Friday starting on February 26, 2021 and finishing on April 16, 2021. You must be present during each session to view the content. However, participants can sign up for one class or all 7 for the same price. No CEUs will be given, this course is designed for educational training on in-depth topics. See Agenda for dates, topics, and speakers.

How to Access the Online Course

  • To immediately receive the instructions to access the online course, please pay via credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover).  Instructions to access the online series will not be emailed until payment is received.
  • Upon completion of registration and payment, you will receive an email from That email will contain 2 pdf attachments:  a Receipt and Registration Confirmation.  Scroll to the end of the Registration Confirmation for the instructions on how to access the online course.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to No refunds.