Deadline Reminder from Penn State World Campus: Applications are still being accepted for Penn State's online Graduate Certificate Program in Applied Bioinformatics. The certificate currently includes four online courses, so you can complete the program in one year. Applications are due by December 5, 2014 for the spring 2015 semester, with online classes beginning in January. While GREs are not required as part of the application portfolio, a background in life sciences, scientific computing, and/or applied statistics is encouraged. Applications will be reviewed until all seats are filled. Learn more about how you can apply, or access the program's online brochure.