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Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences MS

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Rapid City
English

About this program

Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences MS

The Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Program studies the physical, chemical, and biological processes that affect the composition and dynamics of the atmosphere. Research is directly linked to an undergraduate and graduate program that provides a fundamental understanding of the atmosphere, and opportunities for applied research, theoretical research, and technical training to prepare students for careers in meteorology, atmospheric science, remote sensing and environmental technology and science.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the ;university website for more information.

Tuition

2021-2022 Graduate Tuition and Fees

South Dakota Resident

  • Campus Courses Per Credit: $473.30
  • Graduate Assistant Per Credit: $314.00
  • Distance courses Per Credit: 470.45
  • Campus Courses Annual: $8,520
  • Graduate Assistant Annual: $5,652
  • Distance courses Annual: $8,468

Non-Resident

  • Campus Courses Per Credit: $814.65
  • Graduate Assistant Per Credit: $347.90
  • Distance courses Per Credit: $649.30
  • Campus Courses Annual: $14,664
  • Graduate Assistant: Annual $6,262
  • Distance courses: Annual $11,687

Qualification

  • The educational experience of our students is broadened with 24 or more hours of graduate-level coursework in diverse areas of the atmospheric and earth system sciences as well as related fields.
  • Students contribute to the expansion of knowledge through basic research and scholarship as they serve as graduate research assistants to faculty on research projects funded by various local, state, and federal agencies. All students prepare theses describing the results of their efforts. Almost all theses lead to conference presentations by the students themselves or by their faculty supervisor. Roughly half of these theses serve as the basis for formal publications in the refereed literature.
  • Students completing the program are prepared for employment in research and operational activities in private industry, government, and academic settings.
  • Faculty expertise is applied to regional and global needs in atmospheric research with support from external research grants. Faculty perform state-of-the-art research in satellite remote sensing, meteorological radar analysis, numerical modeling of cloud and mesoscale processes, analysis of field data from diverse combinations of platforms, and complex interactions between components of the earth system.

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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology was founded in 1885 to provide instruction in the region’s primary industry, which was mining. And now it includes so much more. Over the years, South Dakota Mines evolved into a leading science...


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Why study at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Life at South Dakota Mines is more than books, homework, and tests. It’s robot races on the Quad, blacksmithing on Friday afternoons, late-night hangouts with friends in the dorm, and cheering for your favorite Hardrocker sports team. It’s finding “your” people – friends who geek out at the same stuff you do, whether that’s esports, robotics, fossils, or chemistry experiments. You’ll work alongside “your” people in classrooms and on student teams and organizations. At South Dakota Mines, it’s more about collaboration than competition, and you’ll never be alone in your passions and interests.

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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

501 E Saint Joseph Street
57701 Rapid City South Dakota
United States of America

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www.sdsmt.edu

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