Broadcast meteorology is a rapidly growing and evolving field and one of the largest sources of employment in the private sector of meteorology. This track option prepares student for both on-camera and behind-the-scenes careers in broadcast meteorology, as well as the opportunity to develop the knowledge and training necessary to enter the broader field of science journalism.
Students in the Broadcast Meteorology program at University of Miami receive hands-on training in UM’s state-of-the-art digital studio and learn the proper techniques involved in preparing and presenting a complete and professional weathercast. The UMTV studio is fully equipped to deliver professional, on-air graphics with real-time data feeds and visualization software from Weather Central. Students will learn to research, analyze, predict, and then graphically and verbally communicate local and national weather forecasts “on camera”.
Students will also learn how to master breaking news, severe weather bulletins, ad-libbing, deadlines, teamwork, and other skills vital to a successful career in broadcasting. Students also participate in UM’s award-winning news broadcast “NewsVision”, which is aired daily on local cable channels to the university and the surrounding community.
The M.P.S. in Broadcast Meteorology prepares student for both on-camera and behind-the-scenes careers in broadcast meteorology, as well as the opportunity to develop the knowledge and training necessary to enter the broader field of science journalism.
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- Introduction to Atmospheric Science
- Broadcast Journalism
- Weather Forecasting
- News Technologies/Producing TV News
- Broadcast Meteorology
- Broadcast Journalism
- Climate and Society
- General Circulation of the Atmosphere
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Deadline passed, National
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology View 42 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in United States
- Online CollegeNet application
- Transcripts from all institutions in which a degree(s) was awarded and a transcript evaluation (for non-U.S. academic institutions)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
- Three letters of recommendation
- TOEFL or IELTS scores (for international applicants)
International43890 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 43890 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National43890 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 43890 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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