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School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
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Why Study Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences?

By completing our Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences curriculum, you'll graduate prepared for a wide range of meteorology-related careers. The program provides requirements for those seeking entrance into the National Weather Service (NWS), private forecasting industry, and graduate school. Our unique coastal location offers the opportunity to study coastal weather phenomena, such as hurricanes, nor-easters, and sea-breezes, as well as regional climate change in a coastal-urban environment.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Climate
  • Meteorology
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Studies

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Weather and Climate
  • Intro to Climate and Climate Change
  • Atmospheric Structure and Analysis
  • Tropical Meteorology

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Meterologist
  • Staff Scientist
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Environmental Advocate

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • AMEC Earth & Environment 
  • Yale University
  • Epsilon Associates
  • Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Interested in this Major?

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS)

Chair: Brian Colle

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Back to all Programs

Why Study Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences?

By completing our Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences curriculum, you'll graduate prepared for a wide range of meteorology-related careers. The program provides requirements for those seeking entrance into the National Weather Service (NWS), private forecasting industry, and graduate school. Our unique coastal location offers the opportunity to study coastal weather phenomena, such as hurricanes, nor-easters, and sea-breezes, as well as regional climate change in a coastal-urban environment.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Climate
  • Meteorology
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Studies

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Weather and Climate
  • Intro to Climate and Climate Change
  • Atmospheric Structure and Analysis
  • Tropical Meteorology

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Meterologist
  • Staff Scientist
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Environmental Advocate

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • AMEC Earth & Environment 
  • Yale University
  • Epsilon Associates
  • Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Interested in this Major?

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS)

Chair: Brian Colle

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

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