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

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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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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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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Kristin Kahla, env image
Kristin Kahla ’19
Biology

Perseverance and support from UMass Lowell helped Kristin Kahla ’19 reach her goal of getting accepted into medical school.

The fact that UMass Lowell offers pre-health advising to students and alumni is very important.
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Emmanuelle Oliveira poses outdoors holding hands with her husband and four children.
Emmanuelle Oliveira ’10, ’12
Biological Sciences/Biotechnology

Despite multiple roadblocks, biological sciences alum Emmanuelle Oliveira ’10, ’12 is on her way to becoming a doctor.

UMass Lowell offered scholarships that allowed me to go to college.
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