Do you have a passion for meteorology?
Do you like the severe weather, hurricanes, tornadoes, weather, or climate? Are you interested in climate and climate change? If so, Gulf Coast State College can prepare you for a career in geology and geosciences. Meteorologists are evaluating atmospheric conditions locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally and use this information to provide citizens up to the minute information relating to an ever-changing atmosphere. These scientists use state-of-the-are technology and computer modeling to help develop accurate and precise forecasts that aid in emergency preparation and recovery.
Which Florida universities offer Meterology programs?
For a career in meteorology, you need to earn your bachelor’s degree and an associate’s degree can begin your path to success. Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida has some of the lowest tuition rates in the state, but provides high-quality education. Starting with a two-year degree in Gulf Coast’s Meteorology AA University Transfer Track helps you save money on your overall education costs and prepares you for success at a top university in Florida. The University of Miami and Florida State University are among the accredited schools now offering bachelor’s degrees in meteorology.
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