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Applied Meteorology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Daytona Beach, FL, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and Applied Meteorology programs from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University prepare students for fascinating careers in the National Weather Service, the U.S. military, commercial operations, aviation companies and broadcasting.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students have the unique ability to focus on aviation-related careers if desired. Students combine theory with valuable hands-on experience to ensure they’re career-ready.

Applied Meteorology students benefit from both direct access to experienced faculty as well as state-of-the-art weather forecasting and observational equipment, all brought together in a small class setting. 

Students can also complement their studies with certifications or operations-focused minors that cover a variety of topics such as airline dispatching and operations, computational mathematics, flight, defense studies, unmanned aircraft systems science, communication and broadcast media, geographic information systems, and emergency management.

Meteorology graduates depart with a deep understanding of weather analysis, data collection, forecasting, and much more. Each of our degree programs meet the guidelines set by the American Meteorological Society (AMS), National Weather Service, and U.S. Air Force - ensuring our graduates have the professional skills necessary for immediate productivity.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • English Composition
  • Speech
  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry
  • Physics for Engineers
  • College Success
  • Physics Laboratory for Engineers
  • Survey of Meteorology
  • Aviation Weather
  • Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Apply online
    • Pay the $50 application fee
    • Please submit a one-page personal essay that describes your accomplishments thus far and future goals. 
    • Two letters of recommendation are recommended.
    • Official transcripts of all upper secondary or college/university coursework completed must be submitted.
    • To be considered official, these documents should arrive in the ERAU International Student Admissions Office directly from the school you attended in a sealed envelope. 
    • Proof of English Efficiency
    • All international students must provide a copy of his or her valid passport for immigration purposes.
    • Per federal regulations, proof of funding needs to be received prior to the issuance of any immigration documents. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Daytona Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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