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Masters of Science in Geosciences / Applied Meteorology

Program Details

The M.S. degree in Geosciences with a concentration in Applied Meteorology is designed for individuals with meteorological, environmental, or hazards-related careers worldwide. The program of study includes specialized courses in meteorology, climatology, GIS and hazards. The Applied Meteorology program is reputable, accredited, and flexible.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a natural science from a four-year educational institution that has unconditional accreditation from a regional accrediting agency
  • An upper level course in Synoptic Meteorology (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for beginning the program of study
  • Resume
  • Other application materials may be required

The capstone course is designed around an 8 - 10 day workshop that is hosted at Mississippi State University during the summer semester.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges