Master of Science in Applied Meteorology
Plymouth State University's Master of Science degree in Applied Meteorology is the only program of its kind in New Hampshire and is one of only a handful of meteorology programs in the northeastern United States. Here, you will learn the latest knowledge and research skills to become a professional meteorologist.
With PSU's state-of-the-art facilities and active collaborations with local, regional, and national science organizations, well-qualified students can complete this program in as few as 18 months. You can concentrate your studies in a number of fields such as advanced weather analysis and forecasting, air quality, aviation meteorology, hydrology, mesonet/road weather meteorology, radar/satellite meteorology, and computer-based programming and meteorological applications.
Your 30-credit curriculum has thesis or non-thesis options, allowing you to design your program around more coursework or more independent research. Beyond the one-credit seminar course offered each semester, your program of study is up to you and your advisor. You have the option of enrolling in upper-level undergraduate meteorology courses and with additional, graduate-level work, you can earn graduate credit through these courses, in addition to the plethora of advanced graduate classes offered at PSU.
Plymouth State University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Admission to Plymouth State University's Master of Science programs require a 3.0 undergraduate GPA, official GRE test score report, official transcripts verifying a bachelor’s degree has been earned, a statement of Interests and Intent, a professional resume, and three letters of recommendation. Applications must be received by January 31 to begin in the fall semester, and August 31 to begin in the spring semester. A phone interview is recommended.
International Student Requirements:
International students must have proof of English level proficiency through either the TOEFL, IELTS, or ELS Level 112 scores.
In addition, you must provide an I-134 Affidavit of Financial Support Form. Documents, including bank statements and other financial documents dated within the past 30 days, that confirm you have the financial resources to study for a year at Plymouth State must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.
You must also include a copy of your valid passport with your application materials.
Finally, you must also submit official, notarized transcripts, verifying that you've completed at least a baccalaureate degree, which must be translated into English and evaluated for institutional equivalency.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Public
Locale: Remote Town
Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999