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:MajorFormat:On CampusEst. time to complete:4 yearsCredit hours:120
Why earn a bachelor’s in atmospheric sciences at UND?
Application DeadlinesFALL: Aug. 17SPRING: Dec. 15SUMMER: May 1
Today, our complex society and our environment are affected even more seriously by events and changes in the atmosphere. Be a part of the next generation of atmospheric scientists who continue to expand our knowledge of weather and help keep the public safe from hazards.
With UND’s atmospheric sciences undergraduate program, you’ll have opportunities to:
- Gain experience through opportunities such as the NWS Student Volunteer Program, our daily weather broadcast, part-time employment as a teaching or research assistant, and other internships.
- Learn about atmospheric research through work with faculty on their funded research projects.
- Obtain both a B.S. and M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences in 5 years through our combined degree program.
Atmospheric Sciences 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.
- 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.