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Rice University FinTech Boot Camp

Become a Fintech
Professional Online
in 24 Weeks

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Learn Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Solidity smart contracts, Ethereum, blockchain, and more*.
Get real-world experience and complete projects using finance-related datasets—allowing you to build a portfolio of work that demonstrates your professional mastery.
Study part-time through an innovative online format, combining engaging content to work through on your own schedule and interactive live classes with expert instructors.
Benefit from a wide range of career services to position you for success as you work to advance in your current career or seek a new opportunity.
Develop market-driven skills, learning the cutting-edge tools and technologies associated with the modern financial services sector.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
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What You Will Learn

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

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What Graduates Earn

  • Graduates benefit from a Project Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Graduates receive continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation, for qualified students.
  • Complete the program with a strong professional portfolio and the skills needed to perform a variety of jobs in the financial sector.
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion in FinTech from Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.

About Rice University
Rice University is globally recognized for instilling in students the skills needed to compete in today’s ever-changing business landscape. Our programs focus on applicable, in-demand skills for individuals and corporations, designed with working professionals in mind.
Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is creating and delivering professional and executive education that tackles today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, one that also demands strategic, globally-minded leadership. These career-long professional learning programs target ambitious and emerging business leaders preparing them to have a dynamic impact on Houston and the world’s evolving knowledge economy. All of our classes provide the rigor, support and mentorship you need to succeed in the classroom and beyond.
This program is offered through Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, in partnership with edX.

About edX
edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins Soon
  • Any live classes are held online.

Can I keep working while studying at the Rice University 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 outside of the classroom?

  • 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.

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