Deadlines and Important Dates

Your degree application, including receipt of all transcripts, should be received by the following deadlines to be considered complete.

  • August 12 for fall admission
  • January 1 for spring admission

Admissions Help

If you have questions about the admissions process, contact our admissions counselors.


For admission to the Graduate School, an applicant must hold either (1) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or (2) a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. This degree must be from an officially recognized degree-granting institution in the country in which it operates.

To apply to the program, you must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. A background in biology, computer science, or statistics is highly encouraged.

What You Need

For admission to the Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics program, the online certificate application, the nonrefundable application fee, and English proficiency requirement are all that is required. You do not have to provide transcripts, a cover letter, letters of recommendation, GMAT/GRE test scores, nor any other documentation with your application.

Start Your Application

You can begin your online application at any time. Your progress within the online application system will be saved as you go, allowing you to return at any point as you gather additional information and required materials.

Begin the Graduate School application

  • Choose Enrollment Type: "Certificate Admission"
  • Choose "WORLD CAMPUS" as the campus
  • Choose "Applied Bioinformatics" as the certificate

Checking Your Status

You can check the status of your application by using the same login information established for the online application form.

Technical Requirements 

Review the technical requirements for this degree program.