The Meteorology Certificate is effective for those who are now working in meteorology or who desire to pursue the field of meteorology as a profession. You may be able to fulfill many, but not all, of the basic requirements for grades in the federal government qualification standards for meteorologist. Participants seeking further certification in this field may contact The American Meteorological Society (AMS). For more information on its programs, you can write AMS at 45 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108-3693 (617-227-2425). You also may get information from their Web page at www.ametsoc.org.
This certificate program consists of nine required courses or equivalent experience. There is also a list of other courses you may need to take in order to fulfill the prerequisites for the required courses.
You may apply for the certificate program online. For more information on certificate courses offered, please contact the certificate counselor at (202) 314-3320 or
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