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Atmospheric Science M.S. (Ithaca)

Field of Study

Atmospheric Science

Program Description

Atmospheric science concerns the study of processes in the atmosphere, from the planetary boundary layer to the ionosphere. Applications relate to the analysis and prediction of weather and climate. For more information, please see our information page

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-3474

1103 Bradfield Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • atmospheric science



Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall, Jan. 1; Spring, Sept. 15

Requirements Summary:

Native speakers of English must submit GRE general test scores. Additional information may be obtained from the graduate field office.

Learning Outcomes

Graduate education at Cornell is diverse, cross-disciplinary, and dynamic.  While specific learning goals reside within the many academic programs, a set of overarching outcomes characterizes the graduate educational experience.

The maintenance of academic quality resides primarily with graduate field faculty and directors of graduate study, working through the Special Committee the group of faculty providing primary advisement and academic oversight for each graduate student.

To learn more about the Atmospheric Assessment Plan go to Learning Outcomes and Associated Assessments.