The Meharry School of Applied Computational Sciences advances scholarship in key domains of computational sciences by Innovating through academic excellence and impactful research, Connecting to key health care industries, businesses, influencers, and thought leaders in the areas of computational science, and Serving society at large.

Our students embrace our mission to innovate, connect and serve.

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M.S. Data Science

Acquire the expertise and skills that will position you as the sought-after data science professional.

Acquire the expertise and skills that will position you as the sought-after data science professional.

Ph.D. Data Science

Challenge yourself to develop projects to solve real-world problems, and to avoid potential algorithmic bias and ethical use issues.

Challenge yourself to develop projects to solve real-world problems, and to avoid potential algorithmic bias and ethical use issues.

M.S. Biomedical Data Science

Learn to harness big data, precision modeling informatics, biostatistics and other aspects of data science to positively impact health care and public health.

Learn to harness big data, precision modeling informatics, biostatistics and other aspects of data science to positively impact health care.

Ph.D. Biomedical Data Science

Learn to discover new knowledge from biomedical data sets and conduct research to develop new technologies and novel data analysis methods.

Learn to discover new knowledge from biomedical data sets and conduct research to develop new technologies and novel data analysis methods.

Innovative academic programs and research

Our Research and Development faculty apply big data techniques to addressing COVID-19, improving patient care, understanding health inequities and other complex health care issues.

Our Research and Development faculty apply big data techniques to addressing COVID-19, improving patient care, understanding health inequities and other complex health care issues.

Our research labs are intentionally multidisciplinary to align with other wet experimental labs or research interests across Meharry’s schools.

Our research labs are intentionally multidisciplinary to align with other wet experimental labs or research interests across Meharry’s schools.

We collaborate with our colleagues at Meharry Medical College as well as businesses and organizations in the health care and technology communities in Nashville and beyond.

We collaborate with our colleagues at Meharry Medical College as well as businesses and organizations in the health care and technology communities in Nashville and beyond.

RECENT NEWS

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Kristen Oguno to join Novartis Global Data Science Talent Program

Kristen Oguno has accepted an offer for a year-long position with the Novartis Global Data Science Talent Program. She will begin the remote role in June, after graduating from the Master of Science Data Science degree program.

Spring 2024 Capstones

Spring 2024 Student Capstone Projects

This month, students in the spring capstone class are presenting their capstones, the final step in completing their master’s programs in data science or biomedical data science. Their research applies artificial intelligence, machine learning and other data science models in the following projects. The capstone presentations will be held Thursday, May 2. Get Program Info…

data science academics and research

Taylor publishes paper proposing practical methods to visualize educational big data

Ph.D. Biomedical Data Science student Loni Taylor’s work to visualize big educational data with speed and accuracy has been published in the journal “Multimodal Technologies and Interaction” (MTI), a leading international peer-reviewed journal for the data visualization research.

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