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

Real-world experience that prepares students to lead with data.

Graves participating in maternal health equity mentoring program

M.S. Biomedical Data Science student Sade Graves is participating in the Maternal Health Equity Coordinating Center Summer mentoring program funded by HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

NIH R25 Scholars 2024

Three Meharry SACS students named NIH R25 Scholars

Jean-Hus Theodore, Micaiah McDonald, and Dodji Kuwonu are the Summer 2024 NIH R25 Scholars for Meharry SACS. Scholars will spend 10 weeks participating in summer training and research with a faculty mentor.

Real-world experience that prepares students to lead with data.

Sarder presents poster at RCMI 2024 National Conference

Uma Sarder, a Meharry SACS M.S. Data Science student, recently presented the poster Racial and Mental Health Disparities in Substance Use Disorder Patients through NIH All of Us Data at the 2024 RCMI (Research Centers of Minority Institutions) National Conference.

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