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

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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Checking-in with alumni: Shara D. Taylor, M.S. Data Science

Shara D. Taylor enrolled in the Master of Science in Data Science program with the goal of transitioning to a role in data. She was a member of the School’s first cohort and graduated in May of 2023. Today, she is a business systems data analyst at Instruction Partners, a non-profit educational consulting firm.

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La Chiara Landrum: from data analyst to data scientist

When La Chiara Landrum began the M.S. Data Science program in August 2023, artificial intelligence was all over the news. She quickly realized an opportunity and wasted no time applying her coursework to her job.

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