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Master of Science in

Digital Innovation for FinTech

As a graduate of our MS in Digital Innovation for FinTech program, you should feel equipped to create innovative technology solutions in application areas such as online investing, crowdsourcing and mobile payments, using skills that cross multiple disciplines including finance, software, analytics, entrepreneurship and user-centered design.

To see if you're on track, read through the program outcomes and required courses and electives below. Please note: students must follow degree requirements effective at the time of matriculation. Do not hesitate to reach out to your student advisor with any questions about completing your degree.

Program outcomes:

  • Build financial solutions using different technologies, architectures and life-cycle approaches with demonstrated programming expertise in Java and/or C++.
  • Explain all aspects of a financial technology solution clearly and concisely to stakeholders, including why a certain technology would be relevant to a financial organization, and demonstrate awareness of the effect it might have on business.
  • Use entrepreneurial, analytical and decision-making skills to solve problems encountered by businesses and investors.
  • Resolve ethical issues in the context of financial markets and institutions.
  • Learn and apply financial theories to solve a variety of problems encountered by businesses and investors.
  • Analyze the complexities of the global economy and their impact on financial decisions.

Required Courses

RDFT 101
The New Economy: Global Disruption and the Emergence of FinTech
RDFT 110
FinTech: The Evolution of Technology for Financial Services
RDFT 120
Analysis for Professionals
RDFT 130
Launching FinTech Ventures
RDFT 190
Digital Innovation for FinTech Capstone Project
RSEG 105
Expert Software Development in Java
RSEG 161
Web Development Technologies
RSEG 175
Mobile Applications and Responsive Web Design

Electives (choose two)

RDFT 150
Strategic Decision-Making
RDFT 160
Python Programming
RDFT 290
Special Topics in Digital Innovation for FinTech
RPJM 130
Agile Project Management
RSAN 110
Business Intelligence, Analytics and Strategic Decision Making
RSAN 150
Data Quality and Governance
RUCD 101
Innovation and User-Centered Design

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