The School of Applied Computational Sciences is committed to helping its students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. SACS has established student expectations for student learning that align with its mission statement that, when followed, will help them get the most from their student experience.
SACS and Meharry Medical College also has a number of offices and resources available to support students.
Student Services and Professional Development
Our student services staff support students throughout their Meharry experience as advisors on academic coursework and research projects. We also work with students to help prepare you for your career after Meharry.
Meharry Medical College Library
The Meharry Medical College supports students, faculty, researchers and clinicians by providing access to current, authoritative biomedical information resources that effectively integrate technology to promote best practices.
The library provides access to 7,234 electronic journals, 94,771 books (all formats), 465 databases, 6,719 serials, and 3,044 other web resources through its Digital Library. The Digital Library provides fast access and multiple routes to electronic resources that support evidence-based practice.
Center for Educational Development and Support
Meharry’s Center for Educational Development and Support is a comprehensive academic support, professional center that nurtures excellence in learning in each of the College’s schools. The Center is staffed with Educational Skills Specialists, a Collaborative Learning Coordinator, an ADA Coordinator and Administrative Support Staff.
Meharry’s Student Life Department is devoted to promoting academic, social, and college-sponsored activities that encourage outstanding quality-of-life experiences, from initial enrollment through graduation. Student Life leads efforts for the College’s more than 40 student organizations, the Student Life Committee, Greek Life and other areas.
SACS students may be particularly interested in the following opportunities available through Student Life.
Meharry offers student insurance to all students. Students may elect to waive the Meharry plan, but the College does require all registered students to have health insurance.
Ross Fitness & Recreation Center
The Ross Fitness and Recreation Center provides fitness areas and programs that enhance the student experience.
Discounted YMCA Membership
Meharry students are eligible for a discounted YMCA membership that applies to YMCA facilities across the U.S. Contact Student Life for more information.
Courses for both the M.S. Data Science and M.S. Biomedical Data Science programs are offered on a Fall and Spring Semester schedule. Two online courses are held each week during the evening.
SACS students come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.