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Finance Certificate in FinTech

Diploma Description

The Certificate in FinTech is designed to provide key tools and insights to enter the emerging area of FinTech which is revolutionizing the world of financial analysis, trading, investing, and record-keeping. Students will directly engage in the design and delivery of financial services and products using these new technologies. You will learn the technological, market, and regulatory factors driving the acceleration of emerging technology use in finance, gain an understanding of key technologies such as artificial intelligence and data science, and utilize new tools in the area of algorithmic trading and machine learning and their key applications in the field. Taught by FinTech industry professionals, the courses within this certificate program provide you with opportunities to acquire and apply new skills. The certificate includes two required foundational courses and two electives and is expected to take up to two semesters to complete.

Who Should Enroll

The Certificate in FinTech is designed primarily for:

  • Individuals seeking core knowledge in emerging technology in finance.
  • Early career professionals¬†as they seek a role in this emerging area of finance.

For questions about the program, please contact sps.finance@nyu.edu.

You'll Walk Away With

  • Knowledge of the key technological, market, and regulatory factors driving the acceleration of emerging technology use in global financial services.
  • An understanding of the key features and characteristics of the most important emerging technologies impacting financial services.
  • Familiarity with the key FinTech applications revolutionizing financial services, such as algorithmic and electronic trading; alternative data applications; and changes to the payment, trade, and settlement life cycle.
  • Business analysis and technical skills valued at Fintech firms, banks, corporations and hedge funds.
  • Skills for blockchain developers, UX designers, and quantitative traders, including algorithmic traders and compliance officers.

Earn a 10% DISCOUNT* on courses by declaring your candidacy for the Certificate in FinTech.

 

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

FOUNDATIONAL COURSES

All Courses Required

Algorithmic Trading

Develop advanced skills in applying the most recent best practices in algorithmic (algo) trading to optimize returns.

2024 Spring
1 section

Machine Learning in Finance

This course is an introduction to machine learning with specific emphasis on applications in finance.

2023 Fall
1 section

ELECTIVES

Complete 2

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Learn the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies, become familiar with Bitcoin, and gain a broad overview of blockchain concepts.

2024 Spring
1 section

Intellectual Property

Gain an understanding of patent, copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property (IP) rights and their logistics.

Ethics and Governance

The course will offer a broad discussion of corporate boardroom considerations, ethics in the workplace, and the issue of corporate sustainability.

ULL (Ultra-Low Latency) Architectures for Electronic Trading

Develop advanced skills in architecting electronic trading (ET) and market data applications.

2023 Fall
1 section

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required