2 years | 42 credit hours | Completely online | Build a portfolio of real-world experiences
Data Science master’s degree programs at Meharry Medical College
Meharry’s data science master’s degree programs will help you gain the skills and real-word experience you need for a rewarding data science career.
Our online data science master’s degree programs will equip you with the industry-relevant skills and methodologies you need to lead with data expertise. You will be prepared for future success by acquiring skills to capture, aggregate and analyze disparate types of data, recognize patterns and trends within that data, and communicate results.
Our project-based courses will present opportunities to work with real-world data, sometimes in partnership with Nashville-area companies. Your data science master’s degree experience will also include a capstone course where you will apply the latest methodologies to solve a real-world business problem in an area of your interest.
We welcome applicants who are just starting their career and those who seeking a new path. Our professional development team will guide you along the way to help you gain the experience you need to launch your new career after you graduate.
Scholarship opportunities for data science master’s degrees
Meharry Medical College is offering scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $8,800 for qualified African American Students. The scholarships will be offered to students admitted to attend the M.S. Data Science or M.S. Biomedical Data Science programs and will be applied toward the first year of enrollment. Deadline is Nov. 5, 2021.
Collaborative, online learning experience
With our collaborative, dynamic learning environment we expect students to learn as much from each other as our faculty. Our online classes meet twice a week, in the evening, so students can fit them around their professional schedule. Faculty are also available to meet outside of class during office hours.
Accessible data science faculty
Our expert faculty are as passionate about teaching students as they are about applying data science to a wide range of areas. Questions, during and outside of class, are welcomed.
Build a portfolio of real-world experience
Prepare to impress future employers with examples of working with faculty on research that applies big data techniques to improving COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment, drug discovery, fraud detection, and other issues. Meharry is located in Nashville, Tenn., home to a dynamic health care and technology business community, that presents several opportunities to solve real-world business problems.
Degree from an established educational leader
Meharry Medical College has a rich, 200-year history as a leader in education and research.
Data science career outlook
Data science is one of the hottest careers today. Data scientists pull insights from big data to transform several industries–improving operational efficiencies, discovering new markets, and advancing clinical care and drug discovery.
Learn more about the classes, faculty and practical experience you will gain with our online Master’s of Science in Data Science or Master’s of Science in Biomedical Data Science programs. Just take a moment to complete the form below to download brochures for each program.
The SACS Data Science and Biomedical Data Science graduate certificates and the SAS-Meharry Academic Specialization in Data Wrangling offer the opportunity to gain expertise without the full investment of time and money of a master’s degree.
Data Science Graduate Certificate
Acquire programming skills and a basic background in data science.
Biomedical Data Science Graduate Certificate
Acquire data science skills and apply them to precision health or population health informatics.
SAS-Meharry Academic Specialization in Data Wrangling
Develop a mastery of concepts in the field of organization and management of information.