Plymouth State’s Applied Meteorology graduate degree program will prepare you with the latest knowledge and research skills in many core areas of operational meteorology that are needed to provide modern weather support to a wide variety of customers. You’ll learn from dedicated, experienced faculty members who work closely with students like you to meet the regional and national needs for professional meteorologists.
The Master of Science in Applied Meteorology program is housed in the Judd Gregg Meteorology Institute in the Boyd Science Center. The degree is designed to meet regional and national needs for professional meteorologists, who increasingly require more than baccalaureate-level education and qualifications. The program offers students the latest knowledge and research skills in many core areas of operational meteorology needed to provide modern weather support to a wide variety of customers. It focuses on such areas as advanced weather analysis and forecasting; air quality; aviation meteorology; hydrology; mesonet/road weather meteorology; radar/satellite meteorology; computer-based programming, and other meteorological applications.
- The only MS in meteorology program in New Hampshire and one of only a handful in the northeastern United States
- Outstanding technology and facilities
- Dedicated faculty who work closely with students
- Active collaborations with several agencies including NOAA, NASA, NWS, MWO, Scripps, NHDOT, and UCAR/NCAR
- Limited assistantships with tuition waivers available
- Flexibility in course selection to tailor the program to individual student’s needs
- It is possible for some students to complete the program in approximately 18 months
- Office space for graduate students
- Cost-efficient program