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Weather Forecasting

University of Miami

12 months
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43890 USD/year
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About

This Weather Forecasting track at University of Miami is designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in meteorology and seek graduate level training and experience in applied weather forecasting. 

Overview

The curriculum of the Weather Forecasting track at University of Miami includes graduate-level course work in the analysis and preparation of weather forecasts, the effective use of numerical models, satellite, Doppler radar, and upper air data, and the application of this information to support a variety of specialized end-users, including agriculture, utilities, insurance, transportation, construction and other weather-sensitive industries. 

Students will also develop skills in different areas of service offered by the National Weather Service, including Severe Weather, Marine and Aviation Forecasts, Hydrology, and Tropical Cyclone Forecasting. 

Students will receive hands-on instruction using Weather Event Simulators developed for the National Weather Service to train their forecasters. This track also fosters skills in writing and public communication in the context of professional weather forecasting.

Highlights

The Master of Professional Science (MPS) degree prepares students for science careers in industry, government, and non-profit organizations, where employment demands are growing. MPS degrees were developed and implemented nationally in response to employer demands for well-rounded, highly trained employees with a breadth of knowledge and practical skills to address emerging environmental issues and improve the management of natural and cultural resources. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Atmospheric Science
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Climate Dynamics
  • Introduction to Marine GIS
  • General Circulation of the Atmosphere
  • Tropical Meteorology
  • Scientific Communication
  • Climate and Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43890 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    43890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43890 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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