Today, Coursera announced Specializations - sequences of courses offered by the same institution, with the option of earning a specialization certificate from the University teaching the courses upon successful completion.
Among others, several specializations that look particularly interesting are:
Johns Hopkins University's Data Science Specialization
This course, one of the longer specializations, is taught by Brian Caffo, Roger Peng, and Jeff Leek at Johns Hopkins. The courses in the specialization include:
Systems Biology (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sainai)
Fundamentals of Computing (Rice University)
Check out the Coursera Specializations page for other Coursera series.