UMass Lowell offers over 120 majors. While you might not yet know what to study, we are here to help you discover your interests and passions. Through academic advising, career exploration, coursework, and extracurricular activities, you’ll find an academic program that suits who you are and your plans for the future.

Consider Your Interests

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  • What have you enjoyed learning about in school? 
  • What are you curious about and take time to learn about independently? 
  • How do you like to spend your free time? 
  • What sorts of activities, including volunteering and paid employment, have you participated in? 
  • What do you like most about these activities?

Explore Majors & Career Paths

As you reflect on the answers to these questions, think about academic majors that may align with your responses. Take time to research those majors that appeal to you: 

Undergraduate students can apply as undeclared to any college/school and have until the end of sophomore year* to declare a major. Within Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences, the undeclared option is known as Health Pathways.

Questions? We're here to help.

Have questions about applying as an undeclared student? Please connect with us: undergraduate admissions, transfer admissions, or graduate, online & professional studies.

*Note: Only first-year students are accepted into our Nursing program. If you are an undergraduate student, and you want to study Nursing, you must declare this major when you apply. If you are a transfer or graduate student, you need to declare a major when you apply.