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  Dec 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Atmospheric Sciences, Ph.D.


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Atmospheric Sciences
atmos.utah.edu
William Browning Building 819
801-581-6136
atmos-advising-grad@lists.utah.edu

Minimum Degree Credits: 14

Admission Requirements

  1. M.S. degree in Atmospheric Sciences or closely related discipline with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  2. Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) revised General Test or GRE General Exam (if taken before August 1, 2011)
  3. Demonstrated English language proficiency (for international student applicants, whose first language is not English)

Graduation Requirements

  1. Pass a minimum of 14 hours of coursework as specified by your Supervisory Committee
  2. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. Pass the Doctoral Qualifying Examination before the end of the second year in the program
  4. Complete a dissertation that demonstrates independent research and contributes significantly toward a better understanding of atmospheric phenomena
  5. Successfully defend the dissertation at a final oral examination

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