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

Lockett and Taylor conntecting to key thought leaders

Lockett and Taylor named to National Data Science Alliance committee

David Lockett, grant proposal development and awards management specialist, and Loni Taylor, a Meharry SACS Biomedical Data Science Ph.D. Student, have been named to the Education Workforce Committee of the National Data Science Alliance.

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Biomedical Data Science Ph.D. students, Gibbs and Taylor, publish abstract

Gregory Gibbs and Loni Taylor, students in the Meharry SACS Biomedical Data Science Ph.D. program, have published an abstract in the BMC proceedings of the 4th National Big Data Health Science Conference, 2023.

student capstone projects

Fall 2023 Semester Student Capstone Projects

This month, seven students are presenting their capstone projects, 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 to issues affecting clinical treatment, health disparities, assessing water quality, global human rights discourse and clinical trial recruitment. View…

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