Career Paths

A meteorology degree from Plymouth State prepares students for a wide variety of career options in each profession. Plymouth State University focuses on several concentrations within the program:

  • Meteorology: Meteorology touches upon virtually all aspects of human activity. Consequently, a variety of career opportunities are available for graduates. Meteorologists are employed in all the economic sectors—private, government and military.

For more information, visit Career Services.

Sample Job Titles

  • Air Quality Engineer
  • College Professor
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Flight Director
  • Forensic Meteorologist
  • Instrumentation Specialist
  • Meteorologist
  • Physicist
  • Risk Manager
  • Technical Writer
  • Broadcast Meteorologist

See the U.S. Department of Labor Outlook for a complete list.

Useful Skills for Jobs in the Atmospheric Science Fields

  • Ability to analyze cause and effects
  • Proficiency in analytical reasoning
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Ability to organize and memorize detailed information
  • Strong organization skills