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

Alex Eden teaches biology to a group of students in his classroom at Greater Lowell Technical High School
Alexander Eden '18, '21
Biology

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

I want to teach high school students, because I think I can help them and serve as a role model.
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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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UMass Lowell alumna Sabrina Pedersen ’17 speaks at a workshop for Braver Angels, a bipartisan, nonprofit organization that seeks to depolarize American politics.
Sabrina Pedersen '17
Biological Sciences

With the nonprofit Braver Angels, alumna Sabrina Pedersen ’17 is working to depolarize American politics.

It’s about how you can build relationships with people whom you disagree with.
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Daryle Lamonica stands with two other students, all in suits, holding certificates for completing a summer enrichment program
Daryle LaMonica '21
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.

I have a new appreciation for arts and the humanities.
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Aaron Stella
Michael Doane '19
Chemical Engineering, Biology

Honors student Michael Doane has won several prestigious fellowships and scholarships for his cancer-related and biofuel research. He says UMass Lowell does a great job of structuring both classes and learning experiences that build on one another.

There are so many different programs and entities that all build on each other and combine to give you anything you’re willing to get out of your undergraduate experience.
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