The Department of Biological Sciences offers the following undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Undergraduate Programs

Descriptions of undergraduate-level courses.

Graduate Programs

Descriptions of graduate-level courses.

Meet Our Faculty & Students

feriel in the lab
Feriel Boudif '25
Biological Sciences

By her sophomore year, Feriel Boudif had secured two paid research assistant positions on campus.

Working in a lab is an eye-opener. Research is something I could see myself doing as a profession.
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Annie Cary canoes in a lake surrounded by mountains while wearing a life jacket and holding a paddle.
Annie Cary '25
Biological Sciences

Annie Cary found herself wading through lakes in search of stickleback fish as part of her immunology research.

It’s great that you can get funding for (research) opportunities like this.
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UMass Lowell biology student Dorcas Ruhamya stands at a whiteboard.
Dorcas Ruhamya '24
Biology

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

I used everything Prof. Reddie recommended, and it came out great.
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Sonakshi Chaudhary types on a laptop while interviewing a person
Sonakshi Chaudhary '25
Biological Sciences

Sonakshi Chaudhary came to UML planning to transfer. She stayed after falling in love with everything the campus has to offer.

My freshman year was amazing. I love all the people that I’m meeting, because everyone is so culturally diverse.
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Kristin Kahla, env image
Kristin Kahla ’19
Biology

Perseverance and support from UMass Lowell helped Kristin Kahla ’19 reach her goal of getting accepted into medical school.

The fact that UMass Lowell offers pre-health advising to students and alumni is very important.
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