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Atmospheric Science

Hampton University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
23762 USD/year
23762 USD/year
23762 USD/year
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About

The Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (APS) provides a program in graduate education leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with concentration either in Atmospheric Sciences or in Planetary Sciences. A baccalaureate minor is offered in Space, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (the APS Minor).

Overview

The principal objective of the graduate program is to prepare students for successful careers and leadership roles in private and government research laboratories, and in academia. Mentoring by faculty ensures emphasis on development of integrity, respect, decency, dignity, and responsibility, in a tradition explicitly incorporated in the mission plan of the university. Essential support is provided by the department's research center, the Center for Atmospheric Sciences (CAS). The center hosts research faculty, support personnel, and infrastructure required to maintain vigorous programs of sponsored research. Intellectual vitality fostered by active research is integral to Hampton University's institutional vision, and CAS is a key resource for experiential learning for students, and for professional development of faculty.

Hampton University is a place where learning is facilitated through a wide range of educational offerings and professional experiences. The APS coursework for undergraduate students supports that part of the mission by providing a diversity of choices in physical-science courses within the core curriculum.

Service to the community is provided in partnership with the university's Interdisciplinary Science Center and with government agencies through programs of informal and formal education on topics related to expertise within APS and CAS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Atmospheric Radiative Transfer
  • Geophysical
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Intro to Structure & Dynamics
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Principles of Planetary Science
  • Space Weather
  • Research
  • Thesis
  • Approved Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • $35 non-refundable fee
  • An official transcript from each college/university attended
  • Official test scores of the:
  • GMAT (Business Administration applicants)
  • MCAT or DAT (Medical Science applicants)
  • GRE (all other applicants) (The GRE School Code for Hampton University is 5292)
  • (ENG 503-English Composition for Graduate Students will be required if the GRE verbal score is below 150 or a 4.0 in Analytical Writing)
  • Resume (Counseling applicants only)
  • In addition to the above test scores:
  • PRAXIS (Education applicants)
  • TOEFL or IELTS (Applicants whose native language is not English)
  • Two letters of recommendation (recomender signature is required on letterhead)
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11881 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11881 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    23762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11881 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • $604.00 per semester hour for up to (9) hours
  • $11,881.00 per semester for 10 to 17 semester hours
  • $398.00 per semester hour for each hour beyond 17 semester hours

Funding

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