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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.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


All of the courses are taught online with the exception of the final capstone course workshop. The capstone course is designed around an 8 - 10 day workshop that is hosted at Mississippi State University during the summer semester.