The department currently has 11 faculty members, approximately 60 graduate students, and many staff members involved in large and energetic research programs. Particular strengths include climate/earth system science, geophysical fluid dynamics, remote sensing, planetary boundary layer, atmospheric chemistry, weather systems and prediction, and oceanography.
At the University of Wisconsin Madison we offer a master degree in Atmospheric And Oceanic Sciences. Course concentrations within the existing degree program are offered in the areas of weather prediction, earth system science, remote sensing, and oceanography.
The department has close ties with the Center for Climatic Research, the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Space Science and Engineering Center, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, National Weather Service, and the State Climatologist Office.
- Job opportunities have been strong within the United States for people with graduate degrees in atmospheric and oceanic sciences.
- The government hires a large number of meteorologists with advanced degrees, as do many private forecasting companies and air quality consulting firms.
- In addition, there are openings for experts at various government and university research labs.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Weather And Climate
- Climate And Climate Change
- Survey Of Oceanography
- Earth's Water: Natural Science And Human Use
- Natural Hazards And Disasters
- Natural Hazards Of Weather
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology View 42 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in United States
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
- Prerequisites for Graduate Work.
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required for admission. The Graduate School computes the GPA based on approximately the last 60 semester hours (two years) of undergraduate work.
- International students must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
- Prior work in atmospheric or oceanic sciences is not required, but it is beneficial. Knowledge of computer programming is recommended.
- Applications are also judged on academic record, letters of recommendation, prior research experience, and the statement of purpose.
International25336 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25336 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National25336 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25336 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State12009 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12009 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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