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Meteorology

 

 

meteorology

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Climatology

·       Atmospheric Sciences

·       Atmospheric Chemistry

·       Weather Science

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Meteorology and climatology students can pursue work within the agricultural and energy sectors with their chosen degree program. Atmospheric science programs prepare students with problem-solving skills and broad knowledge surrounding weather and climate forecasting.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Weather, Climate, Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Thermodynamics, Meteorology, Radar Technology, Satellite Meteorology, Remote Sensing, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Air Pollution, Severe Storms

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Climate Change Analyst

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications and licensure available

·       Internship or work experience directly related to meteorology or climatology

·       Private weather consulting