Open doors for a rewarding data science career with our graduate programs

Data science makes drug discovery quicker and more affordable, improves clinical decision making, and helps address health disparities. Insights from big data can solve our most complex energy challenges, make businesses more efficient, and our finances more secure.

The ability to process and leverage data is invaluable in our data-dependent economy. Our graduate programs in data science will get you on the path to leading with data.

Take the first step toward earning your data science graduate degree online.

Complete the form below to learn more about the curriculum and real-world experience opportunities, as well as additional information, in our graduate data science programs.

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Online data science graduate programs

Are you interested in a broader application of data science? The M.S. Data Science program offers a thorough data science education with courses covering computational machine learning, natural language processing, visualization and unstructured data analysis, and other advanced topics.

Are you interested in a broader application of data science? The M.S. Data Science program offers a thorough data science education with courses covering computational machine learning, natural language processing, visualization and unstructured data analysis, and other advanced topics.

Pursue a thorough data science education focusing on biostatistics and applying methodologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning to health care. Includes concentration track in precision medicine or population health informatics.

Pursue a thorough data science education focusing on biostatistics and applying methodologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning to health care. Includes concentration track in precision medicine or population health informatics.

Ph.D. Biomedical Data Science

Learn to discover new knowledge from biomedical data sets. You will collaborate with faculty, and conduct independent research, to develop novel tools and leverage real-world, massive biomedical data to advance precision health, drug discovery and other areas of biomedical science.

Learn to discover new knowledge from biomedical data sets. You will collaborate with faculty, and conduct independent research, to develop novel tools and leverage real-world, massive biomedical data to advance precision health, drug discovery and other areas of biomedical science.

Flexible, industry-relevant programs

We understand that choosing a graduate program is one of the biggest career decisions you will make. Our data science graduate programs provide the flexibility your life needs and the expertise necessary for success as a data scientist.

Fully online

Online classes held in the evening.

Real-world experience

Rigorous, industry-relevant curriculum and practical, real-world experience.

First-class resources

High-performance, supercomputer network and robust, diverse data resources.

Accomplished faculty

Who are impacting society through meaningful research.

Scholarships

We have scholarship opportunities for qualified students.

Data science career outlook

Data scientists also enjoy rewarding salaries*. 

Average salary 2022

$116,088

Average salary 2027

$134,578 – 16% increase in next 5 years

Top 3 on

Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in America list for five consecutive years.

*According to SalaryExpert, June 2021.

Graduate Certificate and Extension Programs

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.

data science and health care

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.

Meharry’s online data science programs will prepare students with the industry-relevant skills and current methodologies necessary to excel in the data science profession.