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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
    • Launching Spring 2022 in Hartford, CT (In-Person)
    • Launching Fall 2022 in Stamford, CT (In-Person)

    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.

    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.

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    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. 5/18 Virtual Infosession - MS In FinTech
    2. 5/18 Hartford GBLC - Graduate Business Infosession
    3. 6/2 Virtual Infosession - MS In FinTech

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    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/ ...

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