Atmospheric Science

Equipping students to make a difference in Wisconsin and beyond through weather and climate education

UWM’s Atmospheric Science program is a leader in weather and climate education and research.

Our major and unique experiential learning programs will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on experiences to set you apart after graduation. Learn real-life forecasting skills. Explore the effects of acid rain during a faculty-led study-abroad to Mexico. Make new discoveries through research.

We prioritize student development and inclusivity in all that we do. Check out our programs and contact the Atmospheric Science program chair with any questions you may have.

Get Career Ready

Atmospheric Science students can enhance what they learn in classroom through internships and research opportunities. Students in any of our programs can engage in a wide range of atmospheric and climate research, and many have received international accolades for their work.

Our faculty have a stellar track record at helping students find their dream jobs in research, operations, academia or the private sector.

UWM’s atmospheric science program provides personalized learning experiences and opportunities for every student, no matter what their desired career path is within the field.

Kade BarkasAtmospheric Science

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UWM and the entire Atmospheric Science program have enabled me to discover what I am capable of as a student, leader, researcher and coworker while working within an environment that is inclusive, motivating and supportive of its students.

Drew HickokAtmospheric Science Major