Dual MS-MBA in Financial Technology And Analytics Master's Programs
This dual degree will give you strong business management skills to complement your technical understanding of financial technology and analytics, accelerating your growth into management positions and opening a more diverse selection of career options.
Learn to use machine learning, data modeling, and optimization to design innovative solutions for financial problems.
Learn to construct innovative financial products and apply your expertise to financial services analytics.
Develop excellent business and communication skills to assess client needs and make recommendations to executive teams.
Learn how technology creates strategic advantages for businesses.
Become a leader who is capable of making fast, data-supported decisions.
A blend of tech-centric management courses prepares you for the challenges of leadership.
The dual MS-MBA degree is designed for students that seek to have a deep technical knowledge in Financial Technology and Analytics (FTA) as well as strong management skills and qualifications. A technical Master of Science degree coupled with an MBA provides a great mixture of education and creates a well-rounded employee. This joint degree will give FTA students strong business management skills to complement their FTA degree, accelerating their growth into management positions and opening a more diverse selection of career choices. The students will earn two separate master’s degrees in this dual degree program.
Students are required to take 4 courses (12 credits) of Financial Technology and Analytics or Financial Engineering electives. Electives must be approved by an advisor. Completing a graduate certificate is a popular choice. A list of available graduate certificates is listed in the School of Business Graduate Certificate section of the academic catalog.
About The Stevens MBA Program
Few MBA programs consider how rapidly the data revolution has changed the ways managers recognize opportunities and identify trends. This innovated STEM MBA is taught by faculty who understand the traditional managerial toolkit — marketing, strategy and finance — must be complemented by skills in technology and analytics to create success.
Your MBA courses will feature applied exercises that prepare you to be a leader who is capable of making fast, data-supported decisions. MBA coursework emphasizes collaboration through group projects and presentations and develops your creativity and critical thinking skills through the incorporation of new analytical tools and the latest research insights.
*A STEM-designated program allows students from outside of the U.S. to be eligible for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training (OPT).
About The M.S. In Financial Technology And Analytics Program
The Master's in Financial Technology and Analytics program is designed for STEM students who are looking to pursue careers in the financial industry. The program covers a range of topics in financial technology and data science, including financial technology, blockchain technologies and decentralized finance, digital payment technologies and trends, applied statistics with applications in finance, introduction to financial risk management, and time series with applications to finance or advanced financial econometrics.
Graduates of our program will be well-equipped to lead financial technology and data science teams in both start-ups and established financial firms. They will be able to build advanced analytical models, make enterprise data analytics decisions, and orchestrate advanced financial systems technology resources in a cloud-based data-driven distributed environment. They will also have the skills to construct innovative financial products and apply their expertise to a range of general financial services analytics.