Associate in Science (Transfer)

Your curiosity about Earth’s atmosphere and your concern for the lives affected by the weather combine for a unique career. With first-rate instructors and affordable tuition, ICC is the place where you can define your passion and continue your studies at your transfer institution.

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Meteorology students concentrate on building a strong foundation in the sciences and mathematics. If you are interested in atmospheric science, meteorology, climatology, or weather forecasting, this calculusbased physics curriculum is perfect for you.

A Quality Education

Faculty who are experts in their fields teach all ICC courses. They are 100% committed to teaching so you’re ready to transfer to a university or move into your career.

Get Involved

Challenge yourself in ICC’s Honors Program. High-achieving students join Honors to experience sustained intellectual and social interactions with their peers.

Career Opportunities

Atmospheric Scientist, Meteorologist, Climatologist, Agriculture Scientist, Weather Forecaster, Journalist


18 Months

If full time

4 semesters if full-time | 15-16 credits per semester

What if I attend part-time?

Our program can be completed at your pace; just plan for a longer time-to-degree.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23

What financial assistance can I receive?

Our STEM programs qualify for financial aid. That might include scholarships, grants and loans. Learn more about financial assistance at ICC.



Students per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

Will I be ready to transfer?

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

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Jay, and others, graduate from ICC’s first Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Cohort

Community college students who transfer to four-year schools perform as well as – or even better than – their peers who come directly from high school.

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How Do I Get Into the Meteorology Program?

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.

How Am I Going to Manage This?

Math, Science & Engineering

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