Atmospheric Sciences/ Meteorology

​Make your impact with an atmospheric sciences degree from Northern Vermont University.

NVU-Lyndon’s nationally renowned atmospheric sciences program offers motivated students with a passion for meteorology, weather, and climate the opportunity to learn from experts and graduate with a degree that opens doors.

Recent graduates have gone on to work at organizations like The Weather Channel, AccuWeather, and WeatherNation, while others have obtained paid opportunities to pursue graduate school in top meteorology programs around the nation. You’ll finish the program prepared to work in a variety of careers and can focus your studies by pursuing a concentration in broadcasting, climate change, graduate school, private industry, or the National Weather Service/military.

The atmospheric sciences curriculum is updated frequently​ to keep pace with developments in science as well as evolving career opportunities. For example, climate change is now incorporated into the core atmospheric sciences courses as a degree requirement. This prepares our graduates to be leading meteorologists, ready to address climate change whether in graduate school, as broadcast meteorologists, or research scientists.​ Interested in a degree in climate change science? View the full climate change science degree here.