Meteorologists in the making click here

we have something in common.  This page is a guide if you want a career path in meteorology someday.

1st thing you should know is the college coursework required

The basic requirement is successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor of Science or higher degree with a major field of study in meteorology, atmospheric science, or other natural science major that included:

1. At least 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of credit in meteorology/atmospheric science including a minimum of

    a. Six semester hours of atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics;

    b. Six semester hours of analysis and prediction of weather systems (synoptic/mesoscale);

    c. Three semester hours of physical meteorology; and

    d. Two semester hours of remote sensing of the atmosphere and/or instrumentation.

2. Six semester hours of physics, with at least one course that included laboratory sessions.

3. Three semester hours of ordinary differential equations.

4. At least nine semester hours of course work appropriate for a physical science major in any combination of three or more of the following: physical hydrology, statistics, chemistry, physical oceanography, physical climatology, radiative transfer, aeronomy, advanced thermodynamics, advanced electricity and magnetism, light and optics, computer science.

list of meteorology schools

make sure your high school work prepares you for these college courses and university selections. Also make sure to building your resume as well with weather related activities such as being a storm spotter etc. and don’t forget about a obvious contact who would be willing to answer your questions, myself



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