The first of its kind in Florida, the M.S. in Financial Technology (FinTech) will help students develop their computing skills, build awareness of financial markets and apply their talents to analyze real world problems. This innovative, interdisciplinary program offers a carefully designed curriculum and distinguished faculty who will teach employable technical and analytical skills for the application of technology to improve and automate the delivery of traditional financial services.

Program Highlights

  • STEM designated program and first M.S. in FinTech in Florida
  • AACSB accredited
  • Face-to-face and fully online program options
  • Interdisciplinary program with College of Business and College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • 10-course program with a blend of finance and computer science classes
  • Highly accomplished faculty incorporate both industry and academic experience

Florida’s FinTech Hub

1st in Florida
First FinTech master’s
in Florida

Orlando is No. 1
STEM job growth in U.S.
Forbes, 2018
New Home of FinTech
with 120+ commercial banks
Global Finance, 2019


Who Should Apply

The M.S. in FinTech is designed to develop students with employable technical proficiencies and promote their critical entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Candidates should have a strong, academically-based quantitative background.
  • Candidates interested in working at the nexus of emerging technologies and the financial sector.


Faculty Highlight
Cuneyt Akcora
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Department of Finance

Careers in FinTech

FinTech demands unique experience and expertise. The evolving intersection between the financial services industry and technological innovations is driving the need for highly trained professionals with both technological and financial skills. Possible career paths in FinTech include:

  • Apps Developer
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Compliance expert
  • Data Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Manager

77% of current financial institutions will continue to focus on internal modernization to boost consumer retention.



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