Graduate School

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If you are interested in teaching, research, or even a career with the National Weather Service, this concentration within our Atmospheric Sciences degree program is for you. Graduates from Vermont State University with a Concentration in Graduate School go on to careers in laboratories and colleges and universities across the country. 

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Ari Preston

Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences


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Our Atmospheric Sciences students have successfully completed graduate degrees at universities including MIT, Penn State, Colorado State, Florida State, University of Oklahoma, University of Wisconsin, University of Rhode Island, and many others. 

Why Study Graduate School at Vermont State

  • Technology: You’ll work with the latest forecasting and modeling software. 
  • Small Classes: You’ll learn from and conduct research with dedicated and experienced faculty. 
  • Broad Background: We’ll provide you with a strong foundation in fundamental fields that will prepare you for graduate study in a variety of specialties. 
  • Academic Success: You’ll be prepared for graduate study at institutions across the country in a variety of specialty fields. 

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Sample Courses

  • Climate Change Dynamics 
  • Introduction to Python 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Differential Equations 
  • Numerical Weather Prediction  

Student Stories

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“I learned how to creatively solve problems in atmospheric sciences which has been invaluable in my graduate coursework in addition to my everyday research tasks.”

Lauriana Gaudet

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