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 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.
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEarth Sciences Environmental Sciences View 415 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in United States
- Research Interests
- GRE Scores
- TOEFL/IELTS Scores (International Only)
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- Resume (Optional)
International39000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National39000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
In-State17544 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8772 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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