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GW FinTech Boot Camp

Become a
FinTech Professional
in 24 Weeks

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call (202) 629-0252

What You Will Receive

  • Market-Driven Skills: You will develop knowledge of advanced trading algorithms and modeling strategies, while also advancing technical skills in Python programming, machine learning, blockchain, and cryptocurrency.
  • Hands-On Training: You will be part of an engaging online learning experience, conducting robust analysis on a host of real-world problems.
  • Extensive Support: 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.
  • Career Services: 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 coach who will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be employer competitive.

What You Will Gain

  • Networking Opportunities: You will benefit from Demo Day—a networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Career Coaching: You will receive continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation, for qualified students.
  • Professional Portfolio: You will graduate with a strong professional portfolio and the skills needed to perform a variety of jobs in the financial sector.
  • Certificate: You will earn a non-credit professional certificate from the GW College of Professional Studies, showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.

About GW College of Professional Studies

Dedicated to Adult Learners and Working Professionals

At the GW College of Professional Studies (CPS), we believe that empowering working professionals is an important driver for prosperity in the global economy. We offer diverse academic programs in a flexible, innovative learning environment that takes full advantage of the university’s deep relationships in the Washington, D.C. area. We arm our graduates with a professional agility that is critical to success and leadership in today’s career landscape and crucial for making a difference in the world.

This program is offered through the George Washington University College of Professional 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins November 6, 2023.
  • Live sessions are held online, on weekdays from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Can I keep working while completing the GW 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 20-30 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
November 6, 2023