State of Maryland
Department of Agriculture

Approved Recertification Courses

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Each CEU is $15.00

The following continuing education classes are approved by the

Maryland Department of Agriculutre


In order to renew a certificate for the upcoming license year a certified applicator must complete a minimum number of Continuing Education Units (CEU's) each year between July 1 and June 30.


Category/Certification Type

MD Recertification Credits needed


Private, 4, 10, 11 4
2, 5, 6, 8 6
1, 3, 7, 9, 13 8

Courses that have been approved for Core credit can be used for satisfying the recertification requirements for any category of certification. Maryland does not require certified applicators to obtain a specific number of credits relating to Core material in order to renew a certificate.

"Maryland applicators may fulfill their full recertification credit requirement using approved online courses once every three years."


Approved Courses

  • Managing Pesticide Drift - 2 CEU's Core
  • Environmental Protection - 2 CEU's Core
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) - 2 CEU's Core
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Its Role in Pesticide Application - 2 CEU's Core
  • Pesticide Applicator Safety - 2 CEU's Core
  • Pesticide Families - 2 CEU's Core
  • Beetles that Attack Wood: Identifying Beetles That Will Reinfest - 2 CEU's 7B, 10
  • Beetles that Attack Wood: Identifying Beetles That Will Not Reinfest - 2 CEU's 7B, 10
  • Life History and Habits of Carpenter Ants - 2 CEU's 7A, 7B, 10
  • The Eastern Subterranean Termite - 2 CEU's 7B, 10
  • Fleas Life Cycle, Habits and Control - 2 CEU's 7A, 10
  • Identifying Cockroaches In and Around the Home - 2 CEU's 7A, 10
  • The Greenbug- 2 CEU's Pvt, 1A
  • Principles of IPM in Field Crops- 2 CEU's Pvt, 1A
  • Facets of IPM in Field Crops- 2 CEU's Pvt, 1A
  • Grasshoppers on Pastures and Rangeland - 2 CEU's Pvt, 1A
  • Recognition and Control of Some Small Vertebrate Pests Small Mammals - 2 CEU's 7A, 7D, 10
  • Sucking Pests of Ornamental Shrubs - 2 CEU's 3A, 10
  • Principles of Pest Control on Lawn and Turf - 2 CEU's 3A, 3C, 6, 10



    Registration Information

    To register for the online courses, click here for the Credit Card Registration (instant passwords) Before you register Please turn off spam detection, or allow "" to send you email, your passwords are in this email we send you after you register. We accept Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Checks. Once payment has been received, we will email or fax your list of passwords to enter the courses. These passwords will be good until the states' current year deadline. All classes must be completed in the current year registered in. After that a new registration will be required and a new fee charged. The courses may be printed out to study or studied on screen. When you have completed the study material, go to the "Test Questions for Credit". The test will consist of 10 randomly generated questions. PRINT this test out first, answer the questions on paper and fax or mail this back to Once we receive ALL THE TEST FROM A REGISTRATION, the test will be reviewed, a Certificate will be issued and the licensing agency notified of your CEUs. We will maintain your records for the appropriate time frame.

    We hope you enjoy the courses. We are hoping you will use the information in each course to assist you in making decisions about your pesticide applications. Please print the material and place it in a notebook for future reference. If you have any questions please e-mail us at There is a $10.00 processing fee for full refunds, partial refund fees are determined by the administration. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

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