Georgia's First Graduate Financial Technology Degree Program

New technologies like mobile wallet platforms, cryptocurrencies, online payment gateways and more have fundamentally changed the business landscape. Kennesaw State University’s Master of Science in Digital Financial Technologies – the first graduate Fintech degree in Georgia – teaches students the technical, social, and regulatory concepts behind digital payment technologies, helping them become leaders in the booming, multi-billion-dollar Fintech industry. This 18-month, fully online Fintech Degree Program prepares students for careers in blockchain, crypto-currencies, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

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Named one of the nation's top 10 online fintech programs

Kennesaw State University's Certificate in Financial Technology was recognized as one of the top ten in the country by in their Guide to the Nation's Best Online Fintech Certificate Programs for 2024. KSU's program was named No. 10 on the list, with the feature highlighting the University's proximity to Atlanta, one of the nation's financial transaction hubs.

KSU Fintech Career Impacts

The Georgia Department of Economic Development reports that 118 billion digital transactions – or 70 percent of the total global volume – are processed by Georgia companies, giving the state the nickname “transaction alley.” With more than 30,000 Georgians already employed in Fintech, and the industry expecting to add 2,000 new employees annually after 2023, Kennesaw State’s MS-Fintech is uniquely positioned to fill the digital payment talent gap.

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Experiential Learning

Kennesaw State has developed relationships with major players in the digital payment space like U.S. Bank/Elavon, Truist, FIS Global. This ensures that Fintech courses not only teach students about the industry, but also prepare them to solve real challenges that Fintech professionals face every day. In addition, the faculty are all experts in their field, with many having led successful careers in the digital payments space. Faculty integrate their experience and research into every step of the program.

Fintech Course Offerings at KSU

For a total of 30 credit hours, the Master of Science in Digital Financial Technologies has courses that assess fintech payment technologies, financial security, blockchain payment technologies and more. The current course catalog shows the most updated course offerings each semester. 


Limitless Career Potential

An MS-Fintech degree opens up a wide array of lucrative career opportunities in a variety of career specialties. These include:

  • Blockchain developer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Compliance Expert
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • & More

Whether your goal is to pursue a career in application development, fraud prevention, data analytics, or compliance, the KSU Fintech master program will provide the knowledge, experience, and resources to thrive.



Fintech Graduate Degree and Certificate Program

In today's rapidly evolving financial landscape, traditional financial systems are undergoing unprecedented transformations due to technological advancements. Our comprehensive programs are designed to equip you to meet industry leaders with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to navigate and succeed in this dynamic field. Whether you're aiming for an in-depth understanding through the Master of Science in Fintech degree or a focused exploration with the Graduate Certificate in Fintech, Coles College is dedicated to fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and expertise in fintech and blockchain.

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Is Becoming a Fintech student right for you?

 Start the application process to see your future in the fintech industry. Throughout the year, we will provide dates corresponding to the information session for an upcoming semester for you to RSVP. Should you have any questions, feel free to reach out to

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