Atmospheric Science

Students in this program gain knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that govern atmospheric behavior and are important in determining weather and climate.

Program Description

Students and faculty in the Rutgers Graduate Program in Atmospheric Science conduct research on a variety of topics, including climate dynamics from regional to global scales, synoptic meteorology and extreme events, tropical meteorology, paleoclimate, cloud and radiation physics, ocean-atmosphere interactions, land-atmosphere interactions, and climate-chemistry-aerosol interactions.


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Degree Types

  • M.S. (Master of Science)
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Campus Locations

Cook/Douglass Campus - New Brunswick

Admission Deadlines

For best consideration apply by these dates

Application Type US Applicants Non-US Applicants Merit-Based Aid
Ph.D. December, 15 December, 15 December, 15
MS March, 1 March, 1 December, 15