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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
    • 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.

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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. 2/15 Virtual Infosession - MS in FinTech - Virtual Infosession
    2. 3/1 Virtual Infosession - MS in FinTech - Virtual Infosession
    3. 3/15 Virtual Infosession - MS in FinTech - Virtual Infosession

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

    Congratulations to MSBAPM student Ola Ogunseun for winning the U21 & PwC Innovation Challenge 2022. You can read more about the competition here (Link is in our Bio): https://www.business.uconn.edu/2023/01/25/fueled-by-curiosity-and-hard-work-msbapm-student-wins-international-sustainability-challenge/ ...

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    Attention Alumni - Registration for the 2023 Global Alumni Case Competition is open. This year, the competition will benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut. You can sign up through January 31st. Read more about the competition (link in the bio): https://www.business.uconn.edu/2023/01/23/help-wanted-uconn-alumni-to-brainstorm-ideas-to-help-make-a-wish-organization-reach-more-families/ ...

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    Please join us in congratulating Elizabeth Klock on her recent placement as #AssistantProfessor of #management & #organizationalBehavior at Oklahoma State University. As Elizabeth wraps up her #PhD here at #UConn we couldn’t be more proud of her! With a #uconnPhDmanagment Elizabeth is ready to become a leading #scholar in her field. We can’t wait to see what the future holds. ...

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    We are excited to kick off the new semester! Associate Professor Nora Madjar has been named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs - her research focus and approach to creativity will benefit students throughout the school. Read more about her (Link is in the bio!): https://www.business.uconn.edu/2023/01/17/management-professor-nora-madjar-appointed-associate-dean/ ...

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    On the road again!
    The UConn MBA program is delighted to resume its international travel academic experiences as a group of 18 students just arrived in Lyon, France. We've had a long-time partnership with EM Lyon Business School, one of the best global business universities in Europe. At the school, the students will learn more about transatlantic business and European innovation strategy, as well as world trade and international relations with a daytrip to Geneva, Switzerland to the World Trade Organization. The group will then travel on to Morocco to Casablanca and Marrakech to learn more about African business and social entrepreneurship. Corporate and cultural visits throughout the trip will further enhance this unique and rich learning experience. Here's a shot from their welcome dinner in France - keep an eye out for more updates! #myUConnMBA #UConnLyon2023
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    Congratulations to Jennifer Mathieu, executive director of @uconnccei. She was recently named one of @connecticutmagazine's 40 under 40. Read more about it (you can follow the link in our bio): https://www.business.uconn.edu/2023/01/04/connecticut-magazine-honors-cceis-jennifer-mathieu-as-influential-inspirational/ ...

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    Congratulations to @uconnccei on their 15th anniversary! Read more about the many startups that have been positively impacted by the program over the years, and get a hint at what's to come in the future: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/12/19/as-the-connecticut-center-for-entrepreneurship-innovation-celebrates-its-15th-anniversary-dozens-of-startups-excel/ ...

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    Modern dating rarely feels like a magical holiday rom-com, but it doesn't have to be that way. Entrepreneur and alumna Michelle Wax '12 is working with single folks to help them develop a sound dating strategy to facilitate the sparks. Read more in the link in our bio: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/12/14/boring-draining-or-lackluster-dating-life-alumna-michelle-waxs-coaching-may-help-turn-your-luck-around/ ...

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    Recently, MBA student Ben North attended the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt - a life changing experience. We caught up with him to talk about his trip, and its impact - read more: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/11/29/mba-student-who-attended-un-climate-conference-you-felt-the-weight-of-the-world-there/ ...

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    In just a few weeks, Dean Elliott will be sharing updates on the School of Business and answering your questions. We encourage you to join us for the 12/6 livestream and submit thoughts ahead of time. No registration required! https://alumni.business.uconn.edu/uconn-school-of-business-alumni-town-hall/ ...

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    Just because the colder weather is setting in, it doesn't mean you have to give up on floral print shirts. We're excited to check in on senior Zac Will '23, the founder of Kona Brand, to ask about how the flannel floral (floral flannel?) business is going. Read more in our bio: https://www.business.uconn.edu/2022/11/15/entrepreneur-summer-soul-zachary-will-continues-to-grow-fun-flannel-shirt-company/ ...

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    UConn Husky fever continues! On Homecoming weekend we caught up with one of our alums, John DesRochers '11, his baby Elizabeth and UConn President Radenka Maric. We are LOVING the onesie! Have some good news to share? You can send us a note about it (you can follow the link in our bio): https://alumni.business.uconn.edu/submit-your-news/ ...

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