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FinTech (Financial Technology), Master in Business Administration

Economics and Finance

Overview

The MBA concentration in FinTech (financial technology) enables our graduates to apply technology in managing the financial aspects of their business, and to combine an expertise in computing technology, financial theory, risk assessment, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills to examine innovative approaches to financing and investing markets and transactions. The FinTech concentration allows our graduates to focus on the application of programming, business analytics, data science, strategy and risk in financial services and enhances their understanding of the rapidly evolving financial markets.

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Courses

The MBA curriculum is designed to allow for innovative approaches to in-class learning and expands on the development of a real world skill-set that students can apply immediately to their emerging careers.

The MBA Structure is as follows:

8 Core Courses (24 credits)

  • ACC 602: Global Financial and Managerial Reporting
  • DS 602: Business Analytics
  • ECO 606: Industrial Economics
  • FIN 607: Financial Management
  • LAW 600: Law, Ethics and the Principled Path in Business
  • MGT 601: Managing for Global Success/
  • MKT 600: Decisions in Marketing Management
  • RMI 601: Risk Management

1 Required Capstone Course (3 credits)

  • MGT 700: Seminar in Business Policy

3 Concentration Field Courses (9 credits)

  • FIN 639: Introduction to Financial Technology
  • FIN 669: Advanced Financial Technology
  • One Financial Technology Related Course

Admission

Application Requirements
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended. International Applicants to programs in Accounting and Taxation must have a Graduate Admissions evaluation completed by AEQUO.
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, taken within the last five years*
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English

*For MBA applicants requesting a GMAT/GRE waiver please submit the online application, all transcripts, and resume. International Students should also submit the foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS scores.  Once complete, please email [email protected] to request waiver consideration.

For additional information, please contact:

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
Suite 114
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-1345
[email protected]

 

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our Economics and Finance faculty.

Request Information

For additional information on the Master of Business Administration, please contact the faculty program director:

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K. Matthew Wong

Professor, Department of Economics and Finance

Tobin 345
[email protected]
718-990-7359