Fintech Accelerated Bootcamp

Gain the skills, insights, and confidence to navigate financial services in the digital era.

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At a Glance

13 Weeks
$7,000 Full Bootcamp

Introducing UChicago's Fintech Accelerated Bootcamp

Our Fintech Accelerated Bootcamp is a comprehensive training program focusing on the conceptual knowledge and real-world experience in demand today in the ever-evolving digital financial landscape. You will learn core financial and technical skills, explore the latest financial technologies and trends, and acquire strategies to thrive in this space, including how to secure funding. You will also tackle hands-on projects under the guidance of industry experts and, ultimately, emerge ready to put your knowledge and skills to work in the exciting field of fintech. Participants will dive into the digital transformation of the financial services sector and explore current and future trends in fintech innovation.

Designed For

Designed for professionals interested in fintech and innovators eager to establish themselves as thought leaders within the industry, develop a new business idea, or diversify an existing business.

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What You Will Learn in the Fintech Accelerated Bootcamp

In this bootcamp, you will explore how digital disruption is transforming the financial industry and learn how to assess and apply the new technologies that are changing the financial landscape.

Upon completing the program, you will be able to:

  1. Explain fintech fundamentals, their applications, and the benefits and drawbacks of fintech innovation.
  2. Apply fundamental tools and techniques from finance to fintech, including risk modeling, financial ratios, and time series.
  3. Evaluate the new applications and business models that fintech has enabled in key sectors of the economy.
  4. Articulate security measures required to ensure fintech innovations keep customers and financial institutions safe.
  5. Recognize and overcome the major challenges that start-ups and incumbents face when developing and implementing new fintech applications, including assessing risk, raising funding, and dealing with regulations.

The program is designed to address and develop these competencies:

  • AI Chatbots
  • Blockchain
  • Business Development
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Decentralized Finance
  • Digital Asset Strategy
  • Fintech Start-Ups
  • Innovation
  • Market Research
  • Regulations Compliance
  • Risk Analysis
  • Securing Funding
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After successful completion of the program, participants will receive a credential certified by the University of Chicago.

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Unlock Your Potential With Our Accelerated Bootcamp

Are you ready to dive into the dynamic world of fintech and harness the power of data for innovation? Our Accelerated Bootcamp is engineered to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this rapidly evolving field.

Why choose our Fintech bootcamp?

  • Practical Approach: Our curriculum is designed for hands-on learning, allowing you to immediately apply concepts to real-world scenarios.
  • Expert Instructors: Learn from industry professionals with extensive experience in data engineering, gaining insights and guidance from seasoned experts.
  • Industry-Relevant Skills: Acquire skills that are directly applicable to the current demands of the fintech job market.

Embark on your fintech journey with us and emerge ready to tackle the complexities of the data-driven world. Learn how to secure your spot in the Fintech Accelerated Bootcamp today.

Accelerated Bootcamp Format

  • Orientation.
  • Eight-week fintech course.
  • Three-week fintech intensive program.
  • Credential award ceremony.

Additional support throughout the program from teaching assistants and career advisors.

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Gain Knowledge From Industry Experts

The instructors of the Fintech Accelerated Bootcamp are a formidable team of seasoned professionals with extensive industry expertise. Committed to providing a comprehensive learning experience, our instructors bring a wealth of conceptual knowledge and real-world insights to the program, ensuring that participants gain a deep understanding of the dynamic landscape of digital finance.

Career Benefits

Building a career in the Fintech industry

Financial technology, used to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services, has exploded since the advent of the smartphone. By incorporating new technologies into their services, companies can cut down on operational costs and gain a competitive edge. Consumers have come to expect these reduced costs, reflected in fintech’s high global adoption rate. As banks and firms endeavor to keep up with and invest in technology-based solutions, the global fintech industry continues to present ever-expanding career opportunities in cybersecurity, investment risk analysis, and market evaluation. The fintech field is expanding rapidly and needs innovators, thought-leaders, decision-makers, and high-achievers from diverse backgrounds, including software development, finance, and marketing.

$ 106 k

Job openings for cybersecurity positions have grown 3x faster than the overall IT industry.

$ 204 b

Employment in cybersecurity is projected to grow 33% from 2020 to 2030.

64 %

The global adoption rate of consumers who engage with fintech.

Fintech career paths

  • App Developer
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Compliance Expert
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial or Business Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Quantitative Analyst

Admissions Process


Application Fee

Pay the non-refundable $150 fee and complete the application.



Receive a call for an interview with our Admissions team.



Our admissions committee will inform you of their final decision within two business days.

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