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

Brooke Sienkiewicz diving in Belize.
Brooke Sienkiewicz
Applied Biology Ph.D.

Brooke Sienkiewicz conducts fieldwork in the Caribbean as part of her Ph.D. program.

I’m so grateful that I get to do field research in the Caribbean.
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Mateo Rull in lab with an axolotl
Mateo Rull Garza '22
Biology

Mateo Rull Garza immersed himself in research – and published in a leading scientific journal.

I fell in love with the axolotls, and that’s what drew me into the research.
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Ralph St. Louis in front of his classroom
Ralph Saint-Louis ’18, ’20
Biology and UTeach

Ralph Saint-Louis ’18, ’20 was recognized by Time Magazine as one of its 2022 Innovative Teachers.

I always knew that I wanted to teach.
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Shuttle driver Nicholas Benjamin in front of his shuttle
Nicholas Benjamin '22
Biology

Biology major Nicholas Benjamin has a penchant for keeping things healthy and safe — whether it’s people or animals.

One of the things that drew me to UML is that it’s constantly growing, both in size and in reputation, and I love being a part of that.
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Payal Patel sits in front of laptop
Payal Patel '21
Biology, UTeach

When Payal Patel started college as an engineering major, she missed tutoring and teaching – so she decided to make education her career.

At UMass Lowell, you have that flexibility to change your career path.
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