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.

Learn about external scholarships and student professional development opportunities and events.

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.

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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.

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Student Life

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.

Student insurance

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.

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Ross Fitness & Recreation Center

The Ross Fitness and Recreation Center provides fitness areas and programs that enhance the student experience.

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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.


2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Course Schedules

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.

M.S. Biomedical Data Science Courses

Ph.D. Biomedical Data Science Courses

M.S. Data Science Courses

Meet Our Students

SACS students come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

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