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Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

For students who wish to explore the earth, weather and the environment, the department has three program options that offer Bachelor of Science degrees in environmental science: 

For the suggested Degree Pathways for each option visit the academic catalog.

The department also offers minors in: 

For admissions information, visit the UML admissions site:

Admissions Standards & Requirements

Note: If you are interested in studying Math, Science or Engineering, it is strongly recommended that you take four years of Math and Science. 
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Flood and Extreme Weather Predictions
  • Water and Soil Pollution and Remediation
  • Air Quality Monitoring and Control
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Climate Modelling
  • Resource Exploration and Development
  • Sustainability Officers
  • K-12 Education

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Why Study Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at UMass Lowell?

Real-World Experience

UMass Lowell Atmospheric Science (Meteorology) students gained real-world experience forecasting the New England weather during the unusual, 2015, winter-weather pattern. "It's exciting! It's the best time to be a weather major."  - Student Michaella Farese