Georgia's First Graduate FinTech Degree

New technologies like mobile wallet platforms, cryptocurrencies, online payment gateways and more have fundamentally changed the business landscape. Kennesaw State University’s Master of Science in Digital Financial Technologies – the first graduate FinTech degree in Georgia – teaches students the technical, social, and regulatory concepts behind digital payment technologies, helping them become leaders in the booming, multi-billion-dollar FinTech industry. This 18-month, fully online program prepares students for careers in blockchain, crypto-currencies, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

Graduate FinTech DegreeGeorgia is ‘Transaction Alley’

The Georgia Department of Economic Development reports that 118 billion digital transactions – or 70 percent of the total global volume – are processed by Georgia companies, giving the state the nickname “transaction alley.” With more than 30,000 Georgians already employed in FinTech, and the industry expecting to add 2,000 new employees annually after 2023, Kennesaw State’s MS-FinTech is uniquely positioned to fill the digital payment talent gap.

Experiential Learning

Kennesaw State has developed relationships with major players in the digital payment space like U.S. Bank/Elavon, Truist, FIS Global. This ensures that courses not only teach students about the industry, but also prepare them to solve real challenges that FinTech professionals face every day. In addition, the faculty are all experts in their field, with many having led successful careers in the digital payments space. Faculty integrate their experience and research into every step of the program.

Limitless Career Potential

An MS-FinTech degree opens up a wide array of lucrative career opportunities in a variety of career specialties. These include:

  • Blockchain developer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Compliance Expert
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • & More

Whether your goal is to pursue a career in application development, fraud prevention, data analytics, or compliance, the MS-FinTech program will provide the knowledge, experience, and resources to thrive.

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