Explore Our Programs

Undergraduate Programs

  • B.A. in Environmental Science
  • B.S. in Environmental Science
  • B.S. in Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
  • Minor in Geology
  • Minor in Climate Change & Sustainability

Graduate Programs

  • Master's
  • Ph.D.
  • Certificates
  • Bachelor's to Master's


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Meet Our Students

Lena Dziechowski on the TV set
Lena Dziechowski '19, '20
Atmospheric Science – Meteorology

Just a couple of months after graduating with a master’s degree in atmospheric science, Lena Dziechowski landed a breakthrough job as a television meteorologist.

That real-world experience, being able to apply what you learned, and the variety of my experiences all helped me stand out.
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Laurie Agel speaks at a podium
Laurie Agel '18
Marine Sciences & Technology

Software engineer Laurie Agel was looking for a career change in her 40s. Fifteen years later, she has her Ph.D. in marine sciences and technology from UML and is working as a post-doctoral research assistant, studying extreme precipitation and flooding in the Charles and Mystic river basins.

I’ve seen many, many people like me – people doing a second career and coming in from another field. And there’s just so much excitement at UMass Lowell. I don’t really feel like a fish out of water.
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Eric Roy in a field with a beautiful sky behind him
Eric Roy '22
Meteorology and Mathematics

Eric Roy started doing meteorological research on campus the summer after his freshman year – and then won two research internships with government agencies.

I can’t say enough good things about UML and how they’ve helped me.
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Christopher Skinner points at a weather map on a screen with Tyler Harrison looking on
Tyler Harrington
Atmospheric Science

Before starting his Ph.D. in atmospheric science at UMass Lowell, Tyler Harrington interned at the Federal Aviation Administration, where he wrote a report for Congress on how extreme weather events affect air travel.

I knew that this was a person I really wanted to work with.
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Erin McGuire sits on a mountaintop
Erin McGuire '21

Erin McGuire has been able to ease into her new job as staff geologist at Nobis Group in Concord, N.H., while putting the finishing touches on her bachelor’s degree in environmental science with a geoscience option.

I’m excited to have the outdoors as my office. I really love being outside.
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