Bachelor of Science in Applied Meteorology
The Applied Aviation Sciences Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Meteorology. This program offers students with a passion for weather the opportunity to study, observe, and explore atmospheric phenomena ranging from global climate to tornadoes in our state-of-the-art Weather Center and computer-equipped classrooms. Besides mastering the essentials of meteorology, students will acquire the communication skills necessary to translate information about complex atmospheric features into the practical language of operational decision makers. The program aims to produce graduates with the necessary knowledge, analytical skills, and operational expertise to add value to any decision impacted by the weather. Graduates will be competitive for jobs ranging from the aviation and aerospace industry to radio and television to business and government/military operations of the 21st century.
As corporations pay more attention to the climate’s impact on business, they are including weather professionals at the decision-making level. In the Meteorology program, you’ll focus on the theory and study of climatology, as well as its applications to industrial and business operations.
You’ll study with a faculty of seven meteorologists in modern facilities where you can simulate conditions ranging from tornadoes to global climate. You’ll learn how to communicate complex atmospheric phenomena in the practical language of decision makers. Students also take courses in an area of concentration from among four options:
- Flight weather
- Commercial weather
- Media weather
RequirementsView requirements for the B.S. in Applied Meteorology degree on the Catalog site.
The Embry-Riddle Connection gives you the best shot at meteorology jobs in aviation/aerospace, media, and business and government operations.