Emerging Technology in FinTech Certificate
Emerging technologies in Fintech certificate will prepare students to gain an in-depth knowledge of financial technologies, AI/ML techniques in finance, and emerging technologies such as the blockchain.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Apply computational systems and technologies to integrate financial processes and improve work flows.
- Evaluate and manage risks of digital transformation in financial institutions.
- Use digital tools and techniques for analytical applications in financial organizations.
- Utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning in financial applications.
- Experiment with technologies for decentralized finance and blockchain applications.
Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technology in FinTech
Admission to the Emerging technologies in Fintech Certificate requires:
- A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Overall undergraduate GPA on required transcripts of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Students need to submit transcripts and a current resume. For students who do not meet the GPA requirement, a provisional admission may be made based on additional information such as a statement of purpose and/or an interview with the applicant.
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|FNT 735||Blockchain Technologies||3|
|FNT 740||Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in FinTech||3|
University Requirements for Graduate Certificates
Graduate certificates are designed for students at one of the following levels:
- Students who have completed a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution and are enrolled for graduate credit
- Students who are enrolled simultaneously in a graduate degree program
Students must meet the admission requirements of a degree seeking or non-degree seeking graduate student to be eligible to earn a graduate certificate. At least 75% of the credits must be earned after completion of a baccalaureate or higher degree and students must attain a GPA of 3.00 within the certificate courses.
Certificate programs are designed to develop a particular expertise or set of skills. Graduate certificate programs will require a minimum of 8 graduate-level credits. For graduate certificates, at least 50% of the credits must be at the 700 level. At least 60% of the credits for the graduate certificates must be earned at UW-Parkside for program residency. Individual departments and programs may require more than 60% of the credits to be taken at UW Parkside.
Certificate programs should not be confused with certification or licensure programs which lead to certification by an outside agency.