Atmospheric Sciences Degree
Gain the knowledge and experience that will enable your journey of exploration of the Earth’s atmosphere.
The atmosphere and its processes impact all human life on Earth. The next generation of atmospheric scientists will expand our understanding of meteorological phenomena and provide advanced lead time of hazardous weather. This UND program prepares you for a career in this evolving field.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a bachelor's degree in atmospheric science?
Atmospheric Sciences Degree at UND
Learn about atmospheric research by working with faculty on their cutting-edge research. Many courses include a lab component that provide students with experiential (or hands-on) learning.
Three students per year are selected for a National Weather Service (Grand Forks) Volunteer program. Selected students will gain credits towards their undergraduate major for participation.
Computer-based data analysis techniques are an integral part of the undergraduate program, including a dedicated weather laboratory with AWIPS II.
Gain experience communicating the weather and science topics in both media and academic settings.
Atmospheric and Pre-Atmospheric Science majors are eligible to live in the Atmospheric Sciences Living & Learning Community.
Raise your grades by getting free academic support at UND. We offer individual tutoring sessions, along with specialized writing and math support programs.
What jobs can you get with an atmospheric sciences degree?
Atmospheric Sciences Degree Courses
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