Admission Process

  1. Complete the Graduate Admission Process.
  2. Complete the Atmospheric and Earth Science Department form. Email form to
  3. Three letters of recommendation are required. Letters should be from instructors, capstone advisors, or project managers who can attest to your knowledge, skills, and abilities. Send letters directly to
  4. To be considered for graduate research assistantships, apply on or before February 15 (For Fall start).
  5. Explore possibilities through the Academic Common Market.
  6. Check out the AMS Student chapter.


  • Coursework
    • Calculus sequence (including the calculus of vector-valued functions)
    • Linear algebra
    • Applied differential equations
    • Two semesters of calculus-based physics
  • Demonstrable computer proficiency in at least one high-level programming language.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on the undergraduate record.
  • Minimum GRE score of 300 (verbal + quantitative) plus 3.0 on GRE analytical writing. No subject tests are required.

The UAH school code is 1854 for score reporting to the Office of Graduate Admissions from Educational Testing Service (ETS).


  • Graduate Admissions