Meteorology

Associate in Science (Transfer)

Combine your fascination with Earth's atmosphere and your compassion for those affected by weather to craft a unique career path. 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.

700
Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

Dive into a dynamic curriculum focusing on science and math fundamentals. 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

COMPLETION TIME

18 Months

If full time

4 Semesters60 Total Credit Hours


What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Coaches help with an academic plan that works for you.

ESTIMATED COST

$9,600

+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25


What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

25

Students per class

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


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

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Driving Educational Equity: Dual Credit Expansion and Virtual Reality EMT Training
+
Silas Finds Opportunity and Support During His Pre-Med Studies
+
First-Generation Student Success
+
Notable Alumni: Michael Brown, Executive Director, Ecology Action Center
+

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.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Let’s Get Started ▸

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.
  4. Need help? Our admissions team is happy to assist.

How Am I Going to Manage This?

Math, Science & Engineering

Academic Building » 320B
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Thur: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: 8 am – 2 pm