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Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

University of Maryland

Master
24 months
Duration
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
17544 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Atmospheric and Oceanic Science degree from University of Maryland is designed for working professionals who need cutting-edge skills and knowledge in atmospheric and oceanic science, air quality & computational methods.

Overview

The Master of Professional Studies in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science from University of Maryland is designed for meteorologists, oceanographers and environmental scientists who need cutting-edge skills and knowledge in atmospheric and oceanic science, in the computational methods used in our field, and in air quality science. 

The programme

The Director of Professional Studies will advise students in planning his or her course of study, and will provide career advice and The degree is earned by successful completion of ten 3-credit courses. Students must complete two out of the following three Certificate programs, each of which consists of four courses, plus two courses from the remaining Certificate Program. 

The MPAO program is designed with the needs of working professionals in mind, and can be completed on a part-time basis over no more than 5 years, or on a full-time basis in 1 year and one semester.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods in Meteorology and Oceanography
  • Analysis Methods in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
  • Atmospheric Thermodynamics
  • Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean
  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Climate
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Remote Sensing of Surface Climate

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Research Interests
  • GRE Scores
  • TOEFL/IELTS Scores (International Only)
  • Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8772 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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