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SMU FinTech Boot Camp

Become a
FinTech Professional
Online in 24 Weeks

To speak with an admissions advisor,
call (214) 775-9982

What You Receive

  • You will develop knowledge of advanced trading algorithms and modeling strategies, while also advancing technical skills in Python programming, machine learning, blockchain and cryptocurrency.
  • You will be part of an engaging online learning experience, conducting robust analysis on a host of real-world problems.
  • You will gain access to multiple layers of support, including Instructors, dedicated Teaching Assistants, Student Success Managers, and a tutor network, allowing you to get the help you need to be successful.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, behavioral interview training, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training and more.
    • Access to a dedicated career materials advisor and career director who will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be employer competitive.

What You Earn

  • Put your skills into action by attending Demo Day—an optional networking event with local professionals to showcase your skills and get feedback.
  • You will receive continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation, for qualified students.
  • You will earn a Certificate in FinTech from SMU Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE), showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
  • You will graduate with a strong professional portfolio and the skills needed to perform a variety of jobs in the financial sector.

About SMU

A nationally ranked private university located near the heart of Dallas, SMU is a distinguished center for global research with a liberal arts tradition. SMU’s 11,000 diverse, high-achieving students come from all 50 states and 90 countries to take advantage of the University’s small classes, hands-on research opportunities, leadership development, community service, international study and innovative programs. The University offers a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through seven schools.
This program is offered through SMU Continuing and Professional Education, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins December 15, 2021.
  • Live sessions are held Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying at SMU FinTech Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their current careers or change paths.

How long does it take to complete the program?

  • The program is part-time. You will complete it in six months (24 weeks).

How much time do I need to commit to the course?

  • Each week you will need to commit between 25-30 hours.

Do you provide career planning support?

  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching as well as resume support, interview preparation, and experiential learning opportunities.

Do I need to have previous experience in programming or finance before applying?

  • No programming or finance experience is required, however, it is recommended that applicants hold a Bachelor’s Degree or have at least two years of experience in business, management, finance, statistics, or a related field.

Upcoming Start Dates
Class starts December 15, 2021

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