Undergraduate Certificate in Operational Meteorology
Mississippi State University

Program Details

The online Undergraduate Certificate in Operational Meteorology program is designed for students who want to work behind the scenes in meteorology, such as in airports, transportation, or with the national weather service.  These meteorologists prepare the information for broadcast meteorologists who appear on the screen to deliver the forecasts.  Students can expect to study courses such as physical natural hazards, meteorology, physical geography, climatology, and more in a program that focuses on the study of atmospheric processes and climatic variability.


  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Other materials may be required for admission

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges