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Atmospheric Science

How we shine...
ULM has the only Atmospheric Science degree program in the state of Louisiana
Who to contact in Atmospheric Science
Dr. Anne Case Hanks,
Associate Director, School of Sciences

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Atmospheric Science

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

About Atmospheric Science...
The Atmospheric Science Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is the only degree program in Atmospheric Science in the entire state and provides an important career option for students . For almost a decade, the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors has designated the Atmospheric Science Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe as a program of unique excellence.

What you can do with this degree:
Qualifies student to work as a professional Atmospheric Scientist (Meteorologist)

What careers have our graduates pursued?
Academic Advisor, Air Pollution Meteorologist, Analyst Forecaster, Chief Systems Flight and Lead Webmaster, General Forecaster, Hydrometeorological Analysis and Support Forecaster, Information Technology Officer, Journeyman Forecaster, Laboratory Assistant, Meteorologist, Professor, Senior Forecaster, Software Engineer, Water Resources Engineer, Weather Observer

"My professor is a great role model for women in sciences"
-Rebecca Davezac,
Atmospheric Science Major

Our graduates have gone on to work at
Midwest Weather Inc., National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, Private and Governmental Laboratories, The National Hurricane Center, Trinity Consultants, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Universities

Where have our students gone on to graduate school?
Colorado State University, Florida State University, Texas A&M University, University of Oklahoma

Check out some of our learning opportunities:
  • Compete in the National Collegiate Weather Forecasting Competition and win against schools like MIT, Penn State, and Florida State
  • Participate in internship opportunities

Get involved beyond the classroom:
ULM Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, Phi Kappa Phi

Student resources include
The Weather Research Center

The Federal Government and the American Meteorological Society have established guidelines as to what constitutes an acceptable professional program, and the ULM Atmospheric Science Program meets all of the established guidelines