Get To Know Us

icon aboutThe University of Connecticut offers a robust masters degree in FinTech. This 36-credit program will consist of a mix of analytics, technology and business courses and is intended to prepare the student for entry into the world of Financial Services Technology. Disciplines in FinTech may include areas such as Finance, InsurTech, MedTech and RegTech. The ideal student will have strong aptitudes for business, technology and coding and will have an entrepreneurial mindset. Students in the program will enjoy access to superior career coaching, support services, and our expansive, distinguished alumni network.

What is FinTech?

FinTech (Financial Technology) is an umbrella term referring to the latest software applications and other technologies developed to automate the future of financial services for businesses and consumers. In addition to improving and automating traditional finance applications, FinTech also includes insurance technology (InsurTech), regulatory technology (RegTech), medical technology (MedTech), and real estate tech (PropTech). FinTech is really a knowledge base that can be applied to a multitude of disciplines forming one overarching ecosystem.

UConn FinTech Program at a Glance

    • Elite Research Faculty and Expert Practitioners
    • Cutting-Edge Technology
    • Immersive Experiences
    • STEM Designated Degree Program
    • 3 Convenient Start Dates Each Year
    • Your Pace: Part-time or Full-time
    • Completion time: 2 years
    • 36 Credits (21 core, 15 elective)
    • $1500 per Credit
    • Campuses (In-Person): Hartford, CT & Stamford, CT
    • Launching Online: Fall 2023

    Learn From Elite Research Faculty and Expert Practitioners

    In the MS FinTech program, you will have the opportunity to learn from world renowned researchers and faculty who engage with industry on a regular basis. Whether it is visual analytics, blockchain, machine learning or financial modeling, our diverse faculty offers a comprehensive realm of expertise and experience for you to draw upon.

    MS FinTech Leadership Team:

    UConn MS in Financial Technology (FinTech), John Wilson

    John Wilson

    Academic Director

    UConn MS in Financial Technology

    Meghan Hanrahan

    Executive Director of MS Programs

    UConn MS in Financial Technology, (FinTech)

    Kaitlyn Speaker

    Program Coordinator

    UConn MS in Financial Technology

    Cuihong Li

    Operations and Information Management Department Head

    UConn MS in Financial Technology, Chinmoy Ghosh

    Chinmoy Ghosh

    Finance Department Head

    UConn MS in Financial Technology, Alexander Amati

    Alexander Amati

    Faculty Program Advisor

    UConn MS in Financial Technology (FinTech), Ramesh Shankar

    Ramesh Shankar

    Faculty Program Advisor

    Get to know our full School of Business Faculty.

    Advisory Board

    The Advisory Board will help the program to maintain a curriculum that keeps pace with the market, assist in cultivating corporate relationships, and participate in experiential learning opportunities with students. The board will provide support and guidance to the program when developing strategic initiatives and new programming or partnership opportunities, and consists of alumni, content experts, and corporate partners.

    Meet the Members

    Support Services

    The FinTech team is here for you with useful services and resources to guide you through your successful academic and research-driven graduate school journey. Take advantage of our faculty and professional advisors and career coaching services.

    Alumni Network

    UConn MS in Financial Technology (FinTech), Alumni Network

    Building a powerful network of influencers with strong global connections is a major component in any job seeker's career journey. Your global UConn Husky School of Business alumni network of more than 45,000 are among the most prominent in the world of business today. UConn alumni have leadership roles in companies such as Amazon, Dell, Google, Gartner, Cigna, NASDAQ, Deloitte, Microsoft, LEGO, ESPN, Travelers, Goldman Sachs and Prudential. As a graduate of the MS Fintech program, you’ll join the alumni network to empower the next generation of strategic thinkers and global leaders.

    The UConn School of Business Office of Alumni Relations is your key to unlocking this broad network of possibilities.

    FAQ

    Find answers to common questions that we receive about the UConn MS FinTech program.

    FAQ Page

    Events Calendar

    As a FinTech student you are invited to attend a wide array of speakers, panel discussions, and networking events hosted by the UConn School of Business and distinguished alumni. Be sure to get involved!

    Upcoming Events

    1. 10/5 MS FinTech - Virtual Infosession
    2. 10/12 Graduate Business Programs Infosession
    3. 10/19 MS FinTech - Virtual Infosession

    Stay Connected

    Follow UConn School of Business social media using the icons in the footer below, and checkout these highlights from our Instagram feed.

    Autumnal vibes are here - Student Megan Collins (@meganjcollinss) got an awesome shot of the School and Gampel Pavilion over the weekend. If you have cool shots like this, ping us - we'd love to share them! ...

    147 1

    Our MBA Admissions and Advisement team is excited to meet with aspiring MBA students in-person on September 20! Learn about the MBA program, talk to a current student, and see our Stamford campus. Follow the link in our bio and RSVP today: https://connect.grad.uconn.edu/register/?id=7e3a6bb6-de7d-4783-bfe4-df9f3d5f2d98 ...

    16 0

    We are very proud to announce that our MS in Human Resources Management program will now offer a fully online program. Follow the link in our bio to learn more about this exciting new offering: https://today.uconn.edu/2022/09/school-of-business-to-offer-fully-online-masters-degree-in-human-resources-management/ ...

    31 0

    UConn MSBAPM students were touring Storrs campus today when a surprise friend stopped in for a photo. Welcome (and welcome back) students, we hope move-in day is going well. @uconn_bapm @uconn #uconnbusiness #uconn #uconnhuskies ...

    244 0

    With classes less than a week away, we're excited to welcome some new faculty members to the School. Read more about our new professors at the link in our bio: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/08/23/nine-enthusiastic-well-qualified-faculty-join-school-for-fall-2022/ ...

    55 0

    Congratulations to Larry Dapo '15 EBV, who was awarded the inaugural Michael J. Zacchea Veterans Impact Award. Read more about Larry and the new award in our bio: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/08/22/ebv-alum-lawrence-dapo-15-wins-inaugural-zacchea-veterans-impact-award/ ...

    42 0

    For people who want to expand their skillset to solve business challenges using technology, we are excited to announce a Graduate Certificate in FinTech. Applications are now open - Follow the link in our bio to learn more: https://today.uconn.edu/2022/08/school-of-business-to-offer-advanced-business-graduate-certificate-in-fast-growing-fintech-field/ ...

    19 0

    When a semester abroad in New Zealand becomes a 9-month stint, there are some definite perks, but you need to make some adjustments in order to make it to "class" back in CT. Jackson Guay '22 took it all in stride - Learn more about his journey and aspirations (Link in the bio): https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/06/06/sharks-trail-mix-good-advice-all-helped-new-grad-jackson-guay-find-a-career-with-a-purpose/ ...

    78 3

    Mary "Lexy" Vecchio set out to design a video game to humanize PTSD - With this concept, she and her startup, Ursa Mayhem Media, won the 2022 Innovation Quest challenge. Read more about Lexy's product, as well as our second and third place winners. These winners and six other startups have been invited to participate in the Summer inQbator, where they will continue to improve upon their designs and models. (Link to story in bio)https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/05/12/grad-student-lexy-vecchio-wins-iq-challenge-with-videogame-that-mimics-ptsd/
    @uconndmd @uconnsfa @uconnengineer
    ...

    17 0

    Congratualtions to Erin Leigh, who was awarded the Career Mentor of the Year award by the Provost's Office. Read more about Erin's work and accomplishments (link in the bio): https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/05/10/accountings-erin-leigh-named-uconn-career-mentor-of-the-year/ ...

    179 0

    Congratulations to the UConn School of Business Class of '22! Commencement was held over the weekend, in person at Gampel Pavilion. Richard Vogel '87 was the keynote speaker; read more about the advice and encouragement he offered in our bio: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/05/09/commencement-speaker-rich-vogel-pandemic-created-unprecedented-opportunity-for-class-of-2022/ ...

    160 0

    "UConn challenged me to become a better student, citizen, and professional. Through rigorous academics, diverse extracurricular opportunities, and innovative experiential learning resources, I developed a deeper understanding of who I am and the type of impact I want to create." Nicholas Willett '22 was featured on UConn Today for their #UConn22 coverage. Congratulations to Nicholas and all of our graduating students! Read more in our bio: https://today.uconn.edu/2022/04/nicholas-willett-22-school-of-business/ ...

    29 0

    As part of their #UConn22 coverage, UConn Today featured Monique Domingo '22, who is graduating from the Ph.D. Program. Read more about Monique's journey through UConn, and her advice for up and coming students (link is in the bio): ...

    20 0

    Congratulations to OPIM Professor Jon Moore, who has won an innovation award from the university's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Learn more about Jon's work and approach, as well as the impact he has made on colleagues and students alike: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/04/21/innovation-award-bestowed-on-opim-professor-who-inspires-students-to-embrace-emerging-tech/ ...

    94 2

    Yesterday, we got some pizza for our grad students to celebrate Grad Student Appreciation Week - Looks pretty good! We appreicate you! #mba #uconnbusiness #specializedmasters #UConnBUSNGSAW22 ...

    70 0

    This week, we celebrate our graduate students during Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Keep an eye out in Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury for snacks and goodies as the week continues. Thank you for all you do! #UConnBUSNGSAW22 ...

    25 0

    Business Graduate Program News

    RSS Recent News

    • Harvard Economist To Speak at UConn on Business Implications of Climate Change Policies October 4, 2022
      As dean of the Business School, one of my goals is to convene important conversations. That is why I wish to invite you to join the UConn community for a presentation on climate change policy presented by Professor Robert N. Stavins, the A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development at Harvard University’s Kennedy School...  […]
      Scott Slater III
    • Startup’s New Technology Could Create Faster, Less Expensive, and Better Way to Identify Disease September 30, 2022
      UConn Today – Imagine waiting 36 hours for a lab report to determine if you have sepsis, a life-threatening infection that causes inflammation throughout the body. The team of entrepreneurs at RiboDynamics, a UConn-affiliated startup, believe they can cut that wait time to two hours with their new medical technology, which detects pathogens in biological...  […]
      Scott Slater III
    • Corporate Tax Rate Report September 22, 2022
      WalletHub – Is the U.S. leaving money on the table with the current corporate tax structure? The U.S. faces a balancing act in setting its corporate tax rate high enough to support government activities and prevent abuse, but not too high to encourage firms to shift operations overseas or to discourage business growth. Read article
      Scott Slater III