- Blockchain developers
- Financial app developers
- Financial or research analysts
- Fintech product managers
- Financial managers
- Investment data analysts
- Technology consultants
- Quantitative traders
Financial technology, or fintech, is a broad term for the intersection of financial services and technology. Beyond convenience, fintech is rapidly changing the way we think about money: Who accesses it, who controls it, and how to protect it.
The global fintech market is predicted to reach $190 billion by 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13.9%.¹
Fintech is reshaping financial services and industries, as well as major banks, global markets, and the government regulations that oversee them all. Categories include peer-to-peer lending, digital wealth management, insurance, consumer finance, real estate, blockchain, automation, and more.
As fintech becomes the norm, the need for technically trained professionals will continue to grow for jobs such as:
Fintech is one of the most in-demand global fields today. We’re committed to equipping you with the fundamental skills you need to make an impact while providing unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp.
In 24 weeks, UofT SCS FinTech Boot Camp will prepare you with the theoretical and technical skills you need to stay ahead of the ever-evolving fintech industry.
The curriculum is delivered through live, online classes and high-quality coursework. Our instructors are fully vetted by the university and offer 1-on-1 virtual guidance to learners throughout the program.
|Time to complete||24 weeks|
|Live classes||10 hrs/week|
|Homework & projects||20+ hrs/week|
|Class time||Three weekdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.|
edX Boot Camps does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.
“The Career Services provided me [with] clear guidance to pivot my career path to [the] finance and technology field.” – Yu W.
“I was undergoing a career change, and I needed to build the skills in a more accelerated fashion. The [boot] camp has given me a launchpad for the career change.” – Valentino D.
“I chose to attend because I felt it would give me a competitive advantage to have a certificate from U of T. Also I was looking to enhance my technical skill set so as to add value to my extensive banking and finance background. In terms of experience, it was good to learn various aspects of the fintech world.” — Mihir M.
“My experience in the program was amazing. First I thought It would be difficult due to the fact it's going to be online, but the instructor and the TAs were very dedicated and experienced. So it wasn’t a problem after all. I chose [the] FinTech Boot Camp because it was exactly what I needed: a fast-paced and hands-on program, where I could learn about the latest tools in the finance field. I got all the support I needed in terms of the classes, assignments, and career services. I got my first office job (Senior Analyst) because of this program. I’m very happy and I’ll [refer] it to anyone who is interested. It was a hard journey but totally worth [it].” — Rodrigo G.
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This program is offered through the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, in partnership with edX.
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