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NYU Stern Launches Master of Science in Fintech, Building on Trailblazing Foundation

One-year global modular program prepares professionals to lead change in Fintech

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New York University’s Stern School of Business today announced the launch of a one-year, part-time global Master of Science in Fintech program to provide working professionals the skills and knowledge to lead in the increasingly technological financial sector. NYU Stern was among the first business schools to pioneer fintech education in 2014 and is the top US business school to offer an MS in Fintech (MSFT). The first course will start in May 2023.

The new program is designed for technology or finance professionals who want to build their fintech skills or move into fintech leadership roles, and those who are passionate about the continued fintech transformation of financial services.

By the end of 2021, cryptocurrencies reached $3 trillion in valuation, and fintech venture capital funding hit new highs in the tens of billions, capping a decade of investing that saw reshaped the financial services industry.

“With the transformation of the global financial system, technology is now the language of business, and today’s financial leaders must be fluent translators in order to drive change,” said Raghu Sundaram, Dean, NYU Stern. “Students interested in the burgeoning field of fintech will benefit from Stern’s heritage in fintech education led by world-renowned experts, our close ties to the fintech industry in New York and around the world. , as well as our experience in offering flexible learning modalities. .”

Designed for working professionals, the one-year, part-time, executive-friendly format of the MSFT program includes a live online module followed by six onsite modules held in New York City and rotating in global fintech hubs. Classes will be taught by faculty primarily from the school’s finance department and technology, operations, and statistics department. The 34-credit program offers a personalized 22-course curriculum with innovative new courses informed by both academics and industry experts, ensuring students have the latest foundational knowledge. The program will also include real-world learning through a capstone project to apply concepts to a practical case.

“NYU Stern’s suite of global master’s programs enable working professionals to retool and gain the latest groundbreaking insights in key areas to advance their careers, immediately apply classroom learnings to their current roles, and expand their networks. with seasoned peers from around the world,” said Robert Salomon, Associate Dean, Executive Programs. “Stern’s new MS in Fintech will provide all of these benefits to professionals who are passionate about how fintech is revolutionizing the financial services industry and who want to navigate technological advancements to achieve their organization’s most important business priorities.

Stern has been at the forefront of fintech education as the first business school to offer a cryptocurrency MBA course with NYU Law in 2014, the first to offer a dedicated Fintech MBA specialization in 2016, and then to establish a dedicated interdisciplinary fintech initiative in the school’s Fubon Center for Technology, Business and Innovation in 2017. The school also launched an annual fintech conference beginning in 2016, which brings together fintech academics, leading fintech investors, innovative fintech startups, and forward-looking financial institutions.

“Fintech is reshaping finance. We have designed the MS in Fintech curriculum to ensure that executives are prepared with the most relevant knowledge and tools to immediately become disruptors in the field,” said Professor Kathleen DeRose, MSFT Academic Director, Director of Fubon Center for Technology, Business and Innovation and director of Stern’s Fubon Center Fintech initiative. “Whether students work at established financial institutions, fintech startups, technology companies, or are simply interested in getting started in the fintech industry, the MSFT program will prepare students to become the strategic architects of the financial enterprises of the future. . Courses will cover topics such as R programming for data, platform strategy in fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, machine learning in finance, leadership in fintech, and more.

For more information on Stern’s MS in Fintech program and admissions process, visit the website.

About New York University Stern School of Business

New York University’s Stern School of Business, located in the heart of Greenwich Village and deeply connected to the city that gives it its name, is one of the nation’s leading business schools and research centers. NYU Stern offers a broad portfolio of transformative programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and executive levels, all enriched by the dynamism and deep resources of one of the world’s business capitals. NYU Stern is a welcoming community that inspires its members to embrace and lead change in a rapidly changing world. Visit


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