Do you have a passion for meteorology?
Do you like learning about 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 with up-to-the minute information relating to an ever-changing atmosphere. These scientists use state-of-the-art technology and computer modeling to help develop accurate and precise forecasts that aid in emergency preparation and recovery.
Which Florida universities offer Meteorology 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. 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.
Contact Gulf Coast’s Meterology advisor for more information about educational requirements needed to become a meteorologist and whether studying Pre-Meteorology would be the best course of action for you.
Contact the Advisor
Jamie Webb, Professor
850-769-1551 extension 2858