Why Meteorology at Valpo?

Welcome to your home of nearly 80 meteorology majors, including Valpo faculty as passionate about the weather as you are!  You will put your passion into a career with hands-on learning in forecasting, aviation meteorology, broadcasting, research in severe weather, tropical meteorology, extreme weather, or climate impacts, and many more directions; opportunities await you. Your goals, success, and future are our top priority. Valpo meteorology faculty love teaching and we are an undergraduate only program. You are our focus

Meteorology Highlights

Experiential Learning

Valpo’s sophisticated equipment and expert instruction allow students to take full advantage of the immediate environment.


Valpo meteorology students are welcomed as interns, both in Northwest Indiana during the school year and across the country during breaks.

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for Meteorology majors are diverse. It will prepare graduates for a variety of careers.

Elyse Smith
Alumni Highlights
More than 50% of our Valpo meteorology graduates receive teaching or research assistantships at graduate programs across the country. Valpo broadcast meteorologists are highly sought after. Private companies reach out to hire highly qualified Valpo graduates. National Weather Service Offices across the country, Aviation Weather Centers and the Storm Prediction Center are staffed and led by Valpo alumni. The Valpo meteorology network reaches out far and wide to support and help our students reach their career goals.
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