Shape the Future of Finance Through Technology
We’re quickly moving toward a more digitized and data-intensive world. Equipped with a Bachelor of Science in Financial Technology (FinTech) from WPI, you'll be well prepared to help shape the future of finance.
While working toward your degree, you’ll be introduced to key financial technologies and their applications in financial services, all while developing a broad, solid understanding of FinTech innovations, as well as their benefits and limitations. Through WPI’s signature project-based education, you’ll learn the skills needed to meet the critical needs and growing demands for quantitative modeling, analysis in finance, and other aspects in the FinTech industry.
- Develop the analytical, operational, and marketing skills needed to oversee successful, competitive, and sustainable business enterprises
- Build valuable leadership and communication skills
- Choose from 4 concentrations to customize your program—or create your own!
- Apply the business knowledge gained in classroom to real-world projects with prominent companies
- Learn from world-class faculty who are industry and scholarly leaders
As part of WPI’s FinTech bachelor’s program, you’ll have the opportunity to study in the dynamic FinTech hub of Massachusetts while immersing yourself in hands-on academics. Your coursework will be taught by expert professors in the FinTech field, and cover concepts in mathematics, computer science, business, and financial technology. You can also choose one of three FinTech concentrations: financial technologies, financial analytics, and financial mathematics
Project-based learning forms the foundation of a WPI education, and it’s the best preparation for aspiring physicists. Your experiences will range from project work alongside faculty in state-of-the-art facilities and labs—studying magnetic field based propulsion, building robots with hydraulic muscles, working on satellite image classification, and learning how to improve batteries—to project work outside of the classroom at one of our many project centers around the globe.
Earning a BS in financial technology can open a variety of career opportunities with job titles ranging from blockchain or application developer and quantitative analyst to financial analyst and risk control manager.