Digital Financial Technologies, MS

Fall 2024 Application Deadline Extended to Aug. 1st

A small number of seats for fall 2024 are remaining for the MS-Fintech program. Please apply now.  


The Master of Science in Digital Financial Technologies is a cross disciplinary program that prepares students for career opportunities in the area of integrating technology into providing banking, lending, payments, insurance, and investment services. It provides a strong foundation in the technologies, techniques, and tools employed in one of the largest financial technology domains, digital payments. Students will learn about cutting-edge technologies in digital payments such as blockchain, popular AI machine-learning techniques, as well as the financial knowledge required to work in the industry. Graduates of the program will be ready to immediately apply their skills to solving financial technology challenges in the real world.



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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Online

Number of Credits Hours: 30 Total Hours

Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: 18-month Program

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall, August 1st (Extended)
  • Spring, November 1st 
  • Summer, April 1st
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Admission Requirements

The following are requirements beyond the general Graduate Admissions requirements:

  • Resume/Vita
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Transcripts-Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended
    Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to Graduate Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate degree GPA 2.75
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Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Only graduate Fintech degree in Georgia: The program is ideally placed in Georgia’s transaction alley that includes 200+ leading Fintech companies.

  • Be Sought-After in the Marketplace: Georgia’s Fintech industry had an estimated need for 5,000 Fintech-ready professionals by 2021, and 2,000 annually after 2023.

  • Direct Connection to Lucrative Fintech Jobs in Georgia: More than 15 million global card-enabled merchants rely upon Georgia companies.

  • Hands-on Learning: Create innovative solutions for Fintech companies through real world projects that help you learn by doing.

  • No GRE or GMAT Required: Program admission does not require test scores.
Kyle Salazar

The MS Fintech program at KSU has been a game-changer for me. I'm excited about the future of payments, especially working on cutting-edge networks like Real-time Payment Systems and FedNow.

Kyle Salazar 
MS-Fintech Student

What can you do with a Master’s in Digital Financial Technologies (Fintech) Degree?

This graduate degree will open doors in the areas such as:

  • Digital Payment Technology
  • App Development
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Data Analytics and Compliance

See What Our Fintech Students Are Up To!

CFP Executive Board Members were among the 30 selected students to attend the annual fintech conference at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The Georgia Fintech Academy extended an invitation to select University System of Georgia students to take part in the southeast's largest fintech event and enjoy the networking available during this two-day event.

Julianie Ferguson, Vice President, Astrid Cuellar Benitez, President, Abdoulaye Idrissa, Treasurer, and Suha Faiz, Social Media Coordinator, were joined by fellow KSU Owls as they volunteered for the new networking platform, Braindate, and attended breakout sessions curated around FedNow, AI, and Financial Inclusion.

Department of Information Systems and Security

Shevonne Sikes-Ramadan
Fintech Program Coordinator

Kennesaw State University
Department of Information Systems and Security
560 Parliament Garden Way NW 
Room 453, MD 0405 
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-4377

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