• Home
  • Academics
  • Degrees
  • Atmospheric Science Graduate
  • Ph.D. 
  • Overview

Atmospheric Science Graduate

The doctoral program in atmospheric science requires a minimum of sixty hours: 30 hours of course work and 30 hours of dissertation research. Programs are planned with the advisor and then approved by the student's dissertation committee. Such approval must be secured at latest by the second month of the second semester of study.  Changes in the approved program can be initiated by the student at any time but must be approved by the advisor and the committee. A Degree Program Sheet is used for your plan of study starting in the second year and must be completed and submitted before Comprehensive Exams. 

Graduation Recognition Ceremony
Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science Events
This is a great story about how @KUGeog _Atmo Professor Jay Johnson brought a group of researchers from Greenland to… https://t.co/feEuhEaW93
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today