Financial Technology

Financial services is one of the fastest-evolving sectors of the economy, constantly incorporating many new technologies in processes underlying its products and services. Machine learning, blockchain, and digital payment systems are just a few of the latest technologies that have been introduced in financial services industry. This certificate will introduce students to tools necessary for the application of the newest techniques to financial problems in a scientific and methodical way.

Financial Technology Requirements

This is a 12-credit Graduate Certificate, comprised of 4 core courses. 

Required Courses

FA 690Machine Learning in Finance


FA 595Financial Technology


FA 591Blockchain Technologies & Decentralized Finance


FA 596Digital Payment Technologies and Trends


FA 690 can be substituted by a combination of FA 691 and FA 692.