The MPS program in atmospheric and oceanic science technology is designed with the needs of working professionals in mind.
Ranked among the Top 10 oceanography, atmospheric sciences and meteorology programs by the National Research Council.
UMD ranks 8th among U.S. public institutions in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities for earth sciences.
UMD ranks 10th among U.S. public universities in the 2019 Nature Index for earth & environmental sciences, which focuses on high-quality research output.
UMD ranks 12th among U.S. public institutions in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings for environment/ecology.
UMD ranks 16th among U.S. public institutions in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools rankings for earth sciences.