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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

  • Thomas B.  Shea
    Biological Science

    Tom Shea is the director of the Center for Cellular Neurobiology and Neurodegeneration Research. His research looks at ways to prevent or slow down brain diseases such as Alzheimer's and ALS.

  • Michael Doane
    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.

  • Matilda Matovu
    Biology, Political Science

    Matilda Matovu discovered a passion for public health during a summer program at The Washington Center that included an internship with a public health advocacy group.

  • Kreg Kaminski
    Biological Sciences

    Kreg Kaminski's experience at UMass Lowell in the Biology department and UTeach Program is being put to good use at Lowell High School.