Graduate Program

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences offers both Masters and PhD degrees in Atmospheric Sciences (technically in the Atmospheric Science concentration of the Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences degree). These web pages will provide you will an overview of the program.

Graduate research applicants should have an undergraduate degree in physics, mathematics, engineering, chemistry, atmospheric science, or related fields with strength in mathematics. Applicants should have completed one year of physics with calculus, one year of chemistry, and courses in vector calculus and differential equations. Courses in probability and statistics are also desirable. An interdisciplinary doctorate is available.

Graduate student with excessively large graduation cap

If you have questions about the graduate program after reading these pages, feel free to contact (for application details) or Dr. Jennifer Hutchings ( with questions about the atmospheric sciences program in particular.