What colleges are the best for meteorology?

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What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby nennie0 » Sat Dec 06, 2008 9:34 am

Are there many schools that teach meteorology? Which are the best ones? :whistling:

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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Ninjaguy » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:57 am

Nennie0, I know a little about weather, and it seems like Penn State and Florida State have a fair amount of the weather people.
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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Mr. B » Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:01 pm

The weather guy at the weather station that I watch is from Mississippi or Mississippi State. He seems to be fine. I really don't know much about the school program though. :cheers:

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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Mike-LINY » Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:56 am

PENN State!

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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Caribbean Traveler » Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:26 pm

Mike-LINY wrote:PENN State!


Is that an unbiased opinion Mike? :D Actually Penn St, Florida St, Oklahoma, and quite a few more now are all very good schools to study meteorology.
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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Mike-LINY » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:51 pm

LOL, Rich. Let's go Nittany Lions!

Let's not forget our friends at COD. College Of Dupage. They are going to hold a Weather Symposium. check this out. http://sws2009.cod.edu/ Look at the starting line-up. Some heavy hitters, huh? :D

btw, Rich, did you check you're PM?

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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Martin » Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:19 am

Plan to try and go to Penn State myself. Looks like a great school

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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Caribbean Traveler » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:43 am

Just a little advice for anyone going in meteorology......I would highly suggest getting a double major as a "plan B". Meteorology jobs often require crazy work hours and are not nearly as easy to find as other professions. Get a computer science, engineering, math or some other degree too. I have a minor in physics and math and was close to a geography minor. I really wish that I had double majored or got a masters in another field. It will greatly help out with getting employed. The job market is changing and you want to be as marketable as possible.
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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Kitty » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:10 am

The job market has changed a lot. I guess the couple of years spent while your still young could pay bigger dividends in the long run.
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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby joyceajm » Sat Nov 21, 2009 10:22 am

Martin wrote:Plan to try and go to Penn State myself. Looks like a great school



Are you actually going to Penn st. or taking the online classes? I know more colleges are putting more and more curriculum online. Just curious.

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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Ninjaguy » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:03 pm

joyceajm wrote:
Martin wrote:Plan to try and go to Penn State myself. Looks like a great school



Are you actually going to Penn st. or taking the online classes? I know more colleges are putting more and more curriculum online. Just curious.




I guess Martin has flow the coupe joycajm. I think that you can take classes online from PSU, but I'm not sure if its for a BS or not.
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Re: What colleges are the best for meteorology?

Postby Kitty » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:54 pm

I like the idea of taking meteorology courses online. It saves on travel and room and board. You do miss out on all of the fun times being at the campus though. :cheers:
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