The Department of Biological Sciences offers the following undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as graduate-level certificates listed below.

You can also visit the undergraduate catalog or the graduate catalog for information about admission to these programs.

Descriptions of undergraduate level courses.

Descriptions of graduate level courses.

Meet Our Faculty & Students

Gabriel Muniz wading through a pond with an antenna in his hand
Gabriel Muniz '23
Biological Sciences

Gabriel Muniz is gaining hands-on experience that will help propel him toward his career goal of working in wildlife conservation.

I really like animals and I want to help them.
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Megan Salsinha playing field hockey at UMass Lowell
Megan Salsinha '23
Biological Sciences

Student-athlete Megan Salsinha credits her honors research project and academic coursework for preparing her for medical school.

UMass Lowell is setting me up to be successful in medical school.
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UMass Lowell student Rameez Shaikh standing outdoors
Rameez Shaikh '21

Rameez Shaikh ’21 has been accepted by more than six dental schools, thanks to mentoring by Chemistry Assoc. Teaching Prof. Khalilah Reddie.

Being able to see someone who looks like you and talks like you in a position of power – it’s huge.
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UMass Lowell Chemistry Assoc. Prof. Khalilah Reddie and biology student Sonma Agunda seated at a table
Ijebusonma Agundu '22

To pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, Sonma Agundu joined MAGIC, a program to help students from underrepresented groups succeed in health care careers.

The MAGIC program made me feel like I could dream big and achieve everything I wanted to.
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UMass Lowell biology student Dorcas Ruhamya stands at a whiteboard.
Dorcas Ruhamya '24

Dorcas Ruhamya found a mentor in Assoc. Prof. Khalilah Reddie.

I used everything Prof. Reddie recommended, and it came out great.
Read More About Dorcas Ruhamya