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Programs in the Kennedy College of Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

Biology: B.S.

  • General Option
  • Bioinformatics Option
  • Biotechnology Option
  • Ecology Option

Chemistry: B.S

  • General Option
  • Forensic Science Option

Computer Science: B.S

  • General Option
  • Data Science Option

Environmental Science: B.S.

Mathematics: B.A.
Mathematics: B.S

  • General Option
  • Applied, Computational Mathematics Option
  • Bioinformatics Option
  • Business Applications Option
  • Computer Science Option
  • Probability and Statistics Option
  • Teaching Option

Physics: B.S.

  • General Option
  • Photonics Option
  • Radiological Health Physics Option

Minors

Minors - Interdisciplinary

Master of Science (MS) - degree awarded in the following fields:

  • Environmental Studies 
    • Atmospheric Sciences or Environmental Geoscience Option
    • Marine Sciences and Technology
    • Professional Science Master's Option (Coastal and Ocean Administration, Science and Technology)
  • Physics 
    • Optical Sciences Option
    • Radiological Sciences and Protection
    • Professional Science Master's Option (Radiological Protection)
  • Mathematics 
    • Applied Mathematics Option
    • Mathematics for Teachers Option
    • Probability and Statistics Option
    • Scientific Computing Option 
    • Professional Science Master's Option (Industrial Mathematics)

Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D.) - degree awarded in the following fields:

  • Chemistry
    • Biochemistry Option
    • Environmental Studies Option
    • Green Chemistry Option
  • Physics
    • Applied Mechanics Option
    • Atmospheric Sciences Option
    • Energy Engineering Option
    • Medical Physics Option
    • Radiological Sciences Option
  • Polymer Science
    • Polymer Science/Plastics
      Engineering Option

Hear from Our Faculty & Students

  • Patrick Reimonn
    Mathematics

    Patrick Reimonn started as an electrical engineering major, but found that mathematics added up better for him. The Air Force offered him an ROTC scholarship, and the Campus Recreation Center offered him a job.

  • Rich Hamel
    Computer Science, Atmospheric Science

    UMass Lowell gave Rich Hamel the education he needed to pursue his dream career: Storm Chaser

  • Alexis Ploss
    Mathematics

    Through her efforts to raise awareness about the financial challenges many students and recent graduates face, mathematics major Alexis Ploss found herself attending President Obama’s State of the Union address as special guest of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

  • Alexander Eden
    Biology

    UTeach graduate Alexander Eden won the Exemplary New Teacher Award for science education in his first year of teaching.