The University of California, Davis offers a full program of study leading to Bachelors (B.S.), Masters (M.S.) and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Atmospheric Science. Our B.S. program conforms to the national accreditation standards set by the National Weather Service and the American Meteorological Society. The M.S. and Ph.D. programs are overseen by the Atmospheric Science Graduate Group. Our graduate program targets a diverse range of specialties including:
- Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
- Biometeorology and Micrometeorology
- Mesoscale and Boundary-Layer Meteorology
- Large-Scale and Climate Dynamics
- Computational Geosciences
- Extreme Weather
Part of the Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science, the UC Davis Atmospheric Science program offers excellent opportunities for students. Small class sizes foster student-instructor interaction. Students can pursue topics in observations, instrumentation, theory, modelling and computation. Collaboration across departments and colleges is extensive and encouraged. Browse our website for more information or check additional information for prospective students!