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Earth and Atmospheric Science Degrees at SLU

Degrees offered through Saint Louis University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences give you the opportunity to work with faculty on research projects, work in the field, and take advantage of industry software and instrumentation in specialty centers.

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Undergraduate Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Degrees Offered at SLU

  • Environmental Science, B.S. - Saint Louis University's undergraduate major in environmental science will develop your understanding of Earth's natural systems and their interconnections with human society. The program is designed to help you thoroughly understand the geosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere before focusing on sub-disciplines such as human population growth or climate change.
  • Environmental Studies, B.A. - Environmental studies focuses on the relationship between the environment and social, economic, political, legal and human aspects of society. As global population and consumption rises, understanding the interplay between environmental and social systems has become an increasingly important component of decision-making and planning.
  • Geoinformatics and Geospatial Analytics, B.S.
  • Meteorology, B.S. - Meteorology is more than just the study of weather. Meteorology students at Saint Louis University apply principles of physics and chemistry to discover what makes our atmosphere work. You’ll use math to arrive at predictions and delve into the important issues of ozone depletion and global warming.

Minors and Certificate Programs

Graduate Degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Master's Programs


Certificate Programs

Geographic Information Science, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate -  SLU’s graduate certificate in geographic information science addresses an increasing demand for professionals with geospatial science skills. It offers a combination of GIS theory and practical training.