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Program of Study

The Department of Biological Sciences has both undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as graduate-level certificates.

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

Meet Our Faculty & Students

  • Sunilda Frias
    Biology

    Sunilda Frias is studying biology to help subsistence farmers improve their soil. She also loves literature – and didn’t want to give it up completely as a biology major. An Honors College Student Fellowship pushed her to keep reading great books.

  • Nathaniel Royer
    Biotechnology

    After attending Dean College, Nathaniel Royer wanted a bigger school — but not too big — where he could work toward being a research scientist.

  • Sean Cloran
    Biology

    Sean Cloran used his Co-op Scholarship to study ecology and to map sources of water pollution in Peru. He also got to hug a baby sloth.

  • Daryle LaMonica
    Biology

    Marine Corps veteran Daryle LaMonica is on the fast track to becoming a doctor through the UMass Medical School Baccalaureate to M.D. Pathway Program.