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Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Greensboro, NC, United States
The Department of Physics at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University offers a B.S. degree in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology that prepares students for further graduate studies or careers involving National Weather Service, academia, government agencies (e.g., NASA, DoD, EPA), and the weather service industry.
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Overview

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology students from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University can conduct research with faculty specializing in arctic meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, aviation meteorology, mesoscale and synoptic meteorology, numerical weather prediction, remote sensing, analysis and numerical modeling approaches. 

Career

Graduates are well prepared for graduate studies or careers with the National Weather Service, federal agencies like NASA, NOAA and the EPA, academic\a and the weather service industry. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

The training involves an interdisciplinary approach through coursework and internships in the use of data from surface air stations, satellites, radar in models to predict weather, flooding, droughts and air pollution and understand and mitigate climate change.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • International students must meet all criteria for unconditional acceptance into a degree program of study at North Carolina A&T and provide documented proof of ability to meet financial responsibilities associated with enrollment and living expenses.
  • Standardized Testing Scores (ACT, SAT) must be officially reported to N.C. A&T by the testing agency.
  • Submit Official Transcripts. Transcripts should be sent officially to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, signed and sealed, via postal mail. 
  • Submit Application Fee. A non-refundable application fee payment of $60 is required to complete your admissions application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8525 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1770 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greensboro

  • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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