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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
  • Biochemistry Option
  • Forensic Science Option

Computer Science: B.S

  • General Option
  • Bio-Cheminformatics Option
  • CyberSecurity 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
  • Astronomy 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 
    • General Option
    • Optical Sciences Option
    • Radiological Sciences and Protection Option
  • Mathematics 
    • General Option
    • Applied Mathematics Option
    • Mathematics for Teachers Option
    • Probability and Statistics Option

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

  • Physics
    • General Option
    • Medical Physics Option
    • Radiological Sciences Option
  • Polymer Science
    • Polymer Science/Plastics
      Engineering Option

Hear from Our Faculty & Students

  • 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.

  • Nazeli Acosta
    Physics

    Nazeli Acosta won a State Department Scholarship to study rural health care in the Dominican Republic.

  • Brittany Forslind
    Biology/Ecology

    After spending her freshman year at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Forslind transferred to UMass Lowell, where the biology program was a better fit for her.

  • Cora Casteel
    Mathematics

    Cora Casteel says mathematics will help her with a career in policing and criminal justice policy.