AT A GLANCE. Classrooms located at the CET Annex Building.

At a glance

Program Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
Duration 4 Years
College College of Engineering and Technology
Department Department of Meteorology
Campus VSU Main Campus, Baybay City, Leyte
AT A GLANCE. Classrooms located at the CET Annex Building.

VSU Meteorology about program

About the Program

Meteorology is the science of the atmosphere. It offers the opportunity of investigating the forces that shape weather and climate and how human activities can affect climate through the introduction of pollutants in the atmosphere. Moreover, Meteorology is a branch of atmospheric science that deals with the study of weather processes and forecasting. It is an interdisciplinary science, drawing on basic knowledge, theory, and laws from a variety of scientific fields including physics, math, and chemistry, which aid in developing a strong understanding of the physical and dynamical processes affecting atmospheric motions/behavior. This is a vast and complex field of study that also involves land-ocean-atmosphere interactions.

The Consortium on Meteorology Education and Training (CoMET) is an initiative that participated by DOST-PAGASA, AGHAM Party-list, CHED, and four Higher Education Institutes (HEIs), including the Visayas State University (VSU), in offering the Bachelor of Science Meteorology program. VSU is the only HEI offering the program catering students from the Visayas and Mindanao region. The challenges of the changing atmosphere and the dearth of expertise in atmospheric science and meteorology demand for capacity building in this specialized field of study. VSU, through the Department of Meteorology under the College of Engineering and Technology, envisions that the exigency of professionals in the country who understand how the atmosphere behaves will significantly grow in years.


Program highlights

  • VSU is one of the only four (4) universities in the Philippines that offer a BS Meteorology program. The others are Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) in Batac, Ilocos Norte; Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija; and Bicol University (BU) in Legaspi, Albay.
  • VSU is the only university offering BS Meteorology in the Visayas and Mindanao areas.
  • Specializations include Numerical Weather Forecasting; Climatology and Climate Change; Radar Meteorology; and Environmental Meteorology
  • CAREER OPP. Pioneering batch class moment with their meteorology instructor, Mr. Charlindo S. Torrion.
  • CONTACT. Visayas State University - Main campus awarded as an Oracle Academy

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the this program can be employed as a:

  • Meteorologist
  • Broadcast meteorologist and forecaster
  • Instrumentation specialist
  • Meteorological technician
  • Satellite meteorologist
  • Radar meteorologist
  • Agricultural forecaster
  • Climatologist
  • Hurricane researcher
  • Air quality modeler
  • Atmospheric chemist
  • Remote sensing specialist
  • Atmospheric optic researcher
  • Bioclimatologist
  • Wind energy prospector
  • Global climate change researcher
  • Air traffic control assistant
  • Lightning researcher
  • Paleo-climatologist
  • High school or university teacher

Notable Alumni

The following Viscans who graduated in this program have made a name in their field:


Department of Meteorology
College of Engineering and Technology
Visayas State University
Visca, Baybay City, Leyte
Philippines 6521
Phone: +63 53 565 0600 local 1106; +63 917 144 8307
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