Current Students

We answer common questions about qualifying exams, coursework, graduate research assistantships, and much more.



The FAQs are explanations of guidelines and are not the policy statements themselves.

See the list of courses available in the department.



The MS/PhD program core courses are arranged in three areas: Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Oceans, Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere, and Climate and Earth System Science.


Apply for graduate fellowships and awards available to MS/PhD students in AOSC.


We have a variety of fellowship and award opportunities available for our graduate students.