Master of Science in Atmospheric Science

The Master of Science in Atmospheric Sciences prepares graduates for careers in the public, military, or private domain. Two MS degree options are offered: the research-based Thesis Option and the Non-Thesis Option.

The curriculum is designed to provide students with an understanding of theories, concepts, processes, and principles of the atmospheric sciences (meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry, etc.). Students master analytical, scientific, graphical, imaging, and software tools that can be used to solve research, development and operational problems. Students also learn procedures to design, collect, and analyze laboratory and field measurements and to access atmospheric data bases provided by government agencies such as NASA, NOAA, EPA, etc. 

Steps to Fulfill a Masters Program