Careers

Applied Meteorology

Working toward a degree in Applied Meteorology, you will study and simulate atmospheric and climatological conditions for the purpose of predicting and interpreting weather. 

Graduates will be qualified for jobs in aviation and aerospace, radio and television and business and government operations. This program is offered at the Florida and Arizona campuses. 

Career Areas

  • Atmospheric Research
  • Atmospheric Science    
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Broadcast Meteorology
  • Computer Applications
  • Consulting
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Flight Dispatching/Briefing
  • Forecasting
  • Forensics
  • Staff Scientist

Employers

  • Aerospace Industry
  • Agriculture
  • Airlines
  • Commerce
  • Environmental Organizations
  • Fractional Ownership Aircraft Companies
  • Media
  • Military
  • Research Firms
  • NASA
  • NOAA, NWS, U.S. Government Agencies
  • Private Weather Companies
  • Education Institutions
  • Utility Companies

Career Development Strategies/Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Conference and workshop attendance
  • Decision making skills
  • Internship/Co-op experience
  • Literature reviews
  • Practical hands-on experience
  • Presentation skills
  • Research