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

Joe Mendes poses wearing his UMass Lowell EMS uniform
Joe Mendes ’24

Honors pre-med biology major Joe Mendes has taken a leading role with UML Emergency Medical Services.

I’ve met a ton of people and made some really close friends.
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Morgan Tierno in her classroom
Morgan Tierno '20
Biology and UTeach

Biology teacher Morgan Tierno’s student teaching and first year on the job were complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic and major social issues. But, she says, UTeach prepared her for those challenges.

Sometimes, the most important thing to do as a teacher is just to listen and be there for your students.
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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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Grace Hansen headshot
Grace Hansen '23
Biology, UTeach

Grace Hansen is researching sports nutrition and brain injuries.

I’ve always wanted to find a way to combine sports and science.
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Gabriel Muniz wading through a pond with an antenna in his hand
Gabriel Muniz '23
Biological Sciences

Gabriel Muniz is gaining hands-on experience that will help propel him toward his career goal of working in wildlife conservation.

I really like animals and I want to help them.
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