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Why Study EAPS?

Employment

The top 10 majors with the highest employment rates include Geology and Geophysics and Atmospheric Science/Meteorology (Data from What's It Worth: The Economic Value of College Majors. Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce.)

Great Salaries:

ProfessionSalary
Atmospheric Science $89, 260 (median) - $97, 710 (federal)
Geologists $90, 890 (median) - $137, 750  (oil and gas)
Astronomers  $96, 460 (median) - $111, 020  (federal)
Environmental Scientists $63, 570 (median)
Teachers $55, 050 (secondary) - $68, 970 (post-secondary)

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