An additional 18 units of other graduate-level atmospheric sciences courses and 6 units of graduate-level elective coursework completes the 36 credit requirement. In addition, the candidate must complete 18 units of dissertation credit, 2 units of ATMO seminar, and fulfill the minor requirement (typically 12 units, depending on the minor Department). All Ph.D. students must pass a written and oral Comprehensive Examination, and complete and defend a dissertation based on original research.
Students accepted into the Atmospheric Sciences degree from University of Arizona without a Master's of Science (M.S.) degree must first successfully complete the M.S. program before proceeding with the Ph.D. Students entering the Ph.D. program with an M.S. degree in another field are permitted to minor within the department with the approval of their committee. This minor will consist of 12 units of atmospheric sciences at the graduate level in subjects other than those directly related to their area of research.
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- Dynamic Meteorology
- Physical Meteorology
- Physical Climatology
- Objective Analysis in the Atmospheric and Related Sciences
- Atmospheric Sciences
- Data Assimilation
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- 60 months
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- A master's degree in atmospheric sciences or related field of study
- Scanned copies of original transcripts; There is no need to send original transcripts with official seal and signature unless you are accepted into our program.
- Three (3) letters of recommendation (submitted online)
- Scanned copies of TOEFL Report of Scores: Minimum 550 or 95
- A statement of interest indicating your research preferences
- The program is highly quantitative, it is required for applicants to have a strong background in physics and calculus.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.
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