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The FinTech Boot Camp at UNC Charlotte

Become a FinTech
Professional in 24 Weeks

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Featuring
Learn Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Solidity smart contracts, Ethereum, blockchain, and more*.
Study part-time, three days a week, while maintaining your work schedule.
Develop market-driven skills, learning the cutting-edge tools and technologies associated with the modern financial services sector.
Get real-world experience and complete projects using finance-related datasets—allowing you to build a portfolio of work that demonstrates your professional mastery.
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.
*The material covered in this course is subject to change due to market demand.
What Students Receive

  • Students will develop knowledge of advanced trading algorithms and modelling strategies, while also advancing technical skills in Python programming, machine learning, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and regulation technology. 
  • Students receive a hands-on learning experience, gaining a wide understanding of the different financial domains within the industry.
  • Students 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 Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with students throughout the program and prepare them to be Employer Competitive.

What Graduates Earn

  • Students benefit from a Project Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase their final projects.
  • Qualified students receive continued one-on-one career coaching with their career director post-graduation.
  • Students earn a Certificate of Completion in FinTech from UNC Charlotte showcasing their accomplishments to future employers.
  • Students graduate with a strong professional portfolio and the skills needed to perform a variety of jobs in the financial sector.

About UNC Charlotte
With 74,562 alumni in the Charlotte area alone, #NinerNation ties are strong throughout the Queen City. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university, leveraging its location in N.C.’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs in the undergraduate, graduate, and noncredit/professional development sectors. UNC Charlotte Continuing Education is committed to helping its students achieve their goals, from the conveniently located Center City campus in Uptown Charlotte, just steps from the 7th Street Market and First Ward Park.
This program is offered through UNC Charlotte Continuing 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.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins November 17, 2020
  • Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying at the FinTech Boot Camp at UNC Charlotte?

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. Students can complete it in six months (24 weeks).

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?

Neither programming nor 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.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Charlotte or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals to study FinTech without leaving their current job.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the Charlotte market.
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