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Learn the fundamentals of atmospheric science through the meteorology and atmospheric science program. You will explore the significance of weather prediction as it relates to the environmental, energy, agricultural, oceanic, and hydrological sciences. From severe weather and climate to weather risk and air pollution — there’s no shortage of practical applications in meteorology and atmospheric science.
Graduates pursue careers in governmental agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Weather Service, and the Department of Energy, as well as renewable energy companies and private consulting forms. Students also find jobs in military services, such as the Navy and Air Force.