The First and Only B.S. in FinTech in N.J.

In today's marketplace, every financial transaction uses technology. At NJIT, we understand that this tech isn't new. In fact, it has been in the works for a decade. However, the recent development of consumer-facing applications had caused an unprecedented demand for professionals with advanced skills in finance and technology. From tapping your credit card to pay to sending friends money online, the intersection between finance and technology is only growing-and fast. As the first university in NJ and one of only a few in the nation, NJIT's B.S. in Financial Technology (FinTech) is designed to prepare students for this emerging job market.

Curriculum Includes:

  • Data-driven financial modeling
  • Machine learning
  • Financial data analytics (R/Python to perform data analysis)
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Cybersecurity
  • Investment analysis and management
  • And studying new innovations in AI, blockchain, bitcoin, cloud computing, crowd-funding, P2P lending, and more

 

Careers Include:

  • Blockchain experts & developers
  • App developers
  • AI and machine learning developers
  • Data scientists
  • Financial analysts
  • Product managers
  • Cybersecurity experts
  • Risk control managers and compliance managers

 

NJIT makes technology that moves finance

Samir Peshori ‘21 launches a contactless dining and payment app and business by leveraging resources from VentureLink @ NJIT.  Students at NJIT are provided hands-on experience and support to become experts in their field—whether that means landing your dream job at a Fortune 500 or creating your own company. The momentum built here is the future in the making. 

Meet the people behind FinTech

FinTech makes a unique call for students with an emerging skillset. NJIT makes jobs for the future.

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Vignesh Kumar

“NJIT is well known not just in the U.S., but also back home in India. I really can leverage this to work for any top tech employer,”

Vignesh Kumar
Class of 2017

Abhishek Singh <br> Bank of America

“My goal is to learn to look at data more clearly to increase the bank’s operational efficiency.”

Abhishek Singh
Bank of America

Sharlene Mak

“I established connections with working professionals who exposed me to invaluable opportunities.”

Sharlene Mak
Class of 2017

Top 2%

for return on investment

Source: PayScale.com

Top 5%

of business schools with AACSB accreditation

FinTech has the highest starting salaries and the most in-demand workforce with 1.5M new positions created

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