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Atmospheric Science, M.Sc.

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About

The Department will provide all its students with educational programs that encompass the fundamental principles of the atmospheric sciences and the body of knowledge associated with the application of these principles to the study of the atmospheric sciences. Masters level students will receive specialized instruction in the acquisition, processing, and interpretation of Atmospheric Science data and the application of Atmospheric Science methods to problem-solving. Students successfully completing the MS program will be prepared for a career as a professional atmospheric scientist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Global Climate Change
  • Introduction to Meteorology
  • Principles of Air Pollution

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Content of undergraduate and graduate programs and grades earned, particularly in the areas of Meteorology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geosciences, or related natural/physical sciences.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better in the last 60 hours.
  • Letters of recommendation from three (3) individuals (preferably faculty members), who are able to judge the candidate’s academic abilities and potential for scholarly research.
  • GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing; advanced GRE is recommended but optional).
  • English proficiency scores, when applicable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    900 USD/credit
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  • National

    385 USD/credit
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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