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Are you driven to solve health care problems and make a difference in the world? Then earn your degree from the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences. You'll receive an outstanding education from faculty members who are experienced professionals, dedicated teachers and champions for your success.

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Seeking Volunteers for the UML Vaccine Corps

The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences is asking our students, staff, faculty and alumni to volunteer for Lowell General Hospital's Mass Vaccine COVID-19 clinic. You could work as a greeter, registrar and phone assistant. We also need vaccine prep and vaccinators, roles that are restricted to medical professionals. Learn more and volunteer for the vaccine clinic.

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UMass Lowell College of Health Sciences offers programs for the modern health-care professional, many of which lead directly to licensure. Check them out.

Delivering Real-World Experiences

  • Brent Shell
    Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences

    When Brent Shell arrived at UMass Lowell as a lecturer of anatomy and biology, he also took on the role of managing the Student Resource Center and worked as an advisor for the Health Education Academic Living Learning (HEALL).

  • Nelly Padua
    Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Nelly Padua sees first hand the issues families in underserved areas face. With more than 10 years experience as a nurse practitioner, she has ideas for how to solve these problems and decided to pursue a DNP degree to turn these ideas into action.

  • Isaura Jimenez

    Three bus rides, a different language and a challenging curriculum were not roadblocks for Isaura Jimenez on her path to a nursing degree. She saw them as challenges to be met.

  • Margaret Fitzgerald

    While working for 16 years in an intensive care unit, Margaret Fitzgerald decided that she could do more to prevent patients from ending up in the hospital. So she earned a master’s degree in nursing at UMass Lowell to become a nurse practitioner.