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University of Maryland

THE UNIVERSITY OF Maryland in College Park was founded in 1856 as the Maryland Agricultural College and renamed in 1920 as the University of Maryland. The College Park main campus operates within a group of state-supported institutions of higher education in Maryland. The system's research and service components include the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute in College Park and the Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, with laboratories at Horn Point, Solomons, and Frostburg.

The meteorology/oceanography program is a graduate department program with an expanded scope of activity to include the dynamic system of atmosphere in relation to oceans, land, and life. Though the department does not offer an undergraduate major, they do offer an undergraduate minor in meteorology and oceanography. Advantages to the university programs ...

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