Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog

Atmospheric Science, Ph.D.


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The Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Atmospheric Science prepares the recipient for a career in research studying the atmosphere. Graduates may work in academia, governmental laboratories and agencies, and private industry.

Program Specific Degree Requirements


Approval of research plan by the graduate committee

Successful completion of the Preliminary Examination

Approval of Ph.D. dissertation by the graduate committee

A minimum of 72 hours of acceptable graduate credit hours that includes at least:

  • 42 hours of acceptable graduate coursework, and 
  • 10 hours of thesis or dissertation research

24 graduate coursework hours must be earned in the Department of Atmopheric Science

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