Department of Earth Sciences

Welcome to Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences offers comprehensive degree programs leading to:

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Master of Science

The Masters of Science in Integrated Scientific Applications (MSISA) offers four specializations.

  • Weather Intelligence and Risk Management (WIRM)
  • Climate Science Applications (CSA)
  • Geoinformatics (GI)
  • Environmental Earth Systems Management (EESM)

Graduate Certificate

The Department of Earth Sciences now offers a Graduate Certificate in Space Weather and Environment. Visit Space Weather and Environment: Science, Policy and Communication (SWEN) Certificate Program Page.


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Why Millersville's Meteorology Program?

Our students are given experiences that grow their knowledge base and build skills essential to their careers.

Why Study Oceanography at Millersville?

Our Ocean Sciences program is among the Top 10 Values in Oceanography.

Earth Sciences

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Department News

Three Meteorology Students Awarded Hollings Scholarship

Three sophomores, Robert Commodari, Cameron Gonteski, and Elijah Crisden, received the Hollings Scholarship, which provides undergraduate students academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer. This outstanding recognition marks the second consecutive year that Millersville students have earned this prestigious award. Last year, two Marauders, Benjamin Fellman and Chad Wiley, received the award. Only about 120 students are chosen each year from across the country and 75% of Hollings scholar alumni have pursued a graduate degree. Read more >>hollings2020.jpg

oblong-400pix.jpgState-of-the-Art Meteorology Classroom

Over the summer, one of Millersville’s meteorology classrooms received an impressive upgrade that elevated its status to state-of-the-art. Our students now have access to a cutting-edge learning environment that merges content, visualizations, and virtual collaboration into a truly integrated classroom experience. Read more >>

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