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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
  • Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Atmospheric Structure and Analysis
  • Doppler Weather Radar
  • Tropical Meteorology
  • Global Climate Change

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 are employed or 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:

  • National Weather Service
  • Accu-Weather Inc
  • News 12 Long Island/CBS radio NYC/WPIX NYC
  • Metro Weather Service, Inc

Interested in this Major?

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS)

Chair: Brian Colle

Office: 125 Endeavour Hall

Phone: (631) 632-3174

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
  • Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Atmospheric Structure and Analysis
  • Doppler Weather Radar
  • Tropical Meteorology
  • Global Climate Change

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 are employed or 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:

  • National Weather Service
  • Accu-Weather Inc
  • News 12 Long Island/CBS radio NYC/WPIX NYC
  • Metro Weather Service, Inc

Interested in this Major?

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS)

Chair: Brian Colle

Office: 125 Endeavour Hall

Phone: (631) 632-3174

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