GW FinTech Boot Camp

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Classes begin quarterly

Become a FinTech Professional in 24 Weeks

Online Arlington Financial Technology Boot Camp

The field of finance is evolving. Financial services firms, insurance agencies, and investment banks are increasingly at the intersection of data and technology, harnessing programming, machine learning, big data, and blockchain to conduct business.

  • Through a flexible part-time, online format, GW FinTech Boot Camp gives you the knowledge you need to move toward the financial technology industry.
  • With a project-based curriculum, you’ll gain ample experience with a host of popular tools and methods such as Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, and blockchain.
  • By tapping into a wide set of career services like resume and portfolio reviews, interview training, and 1:1 coaching, you be equipped to become employer competitive.

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Structured Flexibility

This fintech course gives you the flexibility you need to balance your existing work-life schedule while providing you with the structure and support you need to be successful in achieving your career goals.

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Innovative Instruction

Our online fintech program blends the best of online education: engaging content to work through on your own schedule and live, interactive online classes led by expert instructors.

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Real-World Projects

Our proven curriculum teaches you the most in-demand financial technology skills through real-world examples. Everything you learn is immediately applicable to a professional environment.

Learn Financial Technology and Analysis

You will obtain marketable skills, learning how these fundamental concepts are leveraged within financial fields from financial planning to hedge funds, as well as best practices for using these skills to add value to an organization. The competitive curriculum covers*:

Financial Fundamentals

  • Time-Series Analysis
  • Financial Ratios
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Modeling

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

  • Solidity
  • Ethereum
  • Smart Contracts
  • Consensus Algorithms
  • Transactions
  • Validation
  • Distributed Ledger
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Truffle Suite
  • Ganache

Machine Learning Applications in Finance

  • Algorithmic Trading
  • Random Forests
  • k-Nearest Neighbors (kNN)
  • Support Vector Machines (SVM)
  • Linear Regression
  • Scikit-learn
  • Forecasting
  • Logistic Regression
  • Deep Learning
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
  • TensorFlow
  • Keras
  • AWS SageMaker

Programming and Financial Libraries

  • Python
  • Pandas
  • PyViz
  • APIs 
  • Amazon Web Services
  • SQL
  • Numpy
  • SciPy
*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

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Gain Real-World Skills

GW FinTech Boot Camp takes a multidisciplinary approach to finance, fundamental programming, data analysis, and modern tools in cryptocurrency and blockchain. Those who complete the program can expect to be able to:

  • Model future financial performance of a company using Python and financial fundamentals
  • Build an Ethereum blockchain and understand how transactions are validated on a distributed ledger
  • Understand both the uses and disadvantages of a variety of machine learning algorithms and their proper application within the field of finance
  • Leverage machine learning to determine lending preferences and how effectively a cluster of customers would produce interest

Innovative Online Model

Flexible Weekly Content

Each week you will work through the project-based curriculum on your own schedule. Fit the content around your life and work commitments knowing our support system is there if you need it.

Interactive Live Classes

Attend class from wherever you are. These online sessions are NOT lectures: they’re designed to be highly engaging and interactive sessions. Work with other members of your tightly knit cohort and broaden your experience while leaning on your instructor and teaching assistants.

Weekly Assignments

Retain your new financial technology skills by utilizing additional opportunities to apply your knowledge in real-world settings. Make sure that you’re on pace and progressing through the course as you should be.

How to Apply to the FinTech Boot Camp

  1. Submit Form. Fill out the contact form and select the program you’re interested in to request more information.
  2. Interview and Application. A member of the admissions team will connect with you to discuss program details and answer any questions you may have. Then, you will fill out a short application.
  3. Assessment. Complete a basic multiple-choice critical thinking and problem-solving assessment. No prior industry knowledge is required.
  4. Enrollment. Once you are accepted into the boot camp, you will determine which financing option is right for you. Secure your seat by signing your enrollment agreement and paying your deposit.

Part-Time Schedule

  • 24-week online format
  • Study part-time while maintaining your existing professional, educational, or personal obligations
  • Learn through a blend of scheduled instructor-led online classes two days per week and engaging content and projects to work through on your own schedule

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Ready to learn more about GW FinTech Boot Camp? Contact an admissions advisor at (202) 629-0252 or fill out the form below.


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