Do you want an advanced degree in fintech? Accenture and the Stevens Institute of Technology have initiated a research and education collaboration to focus on analytics for the financial services industry. Starting in January students can enroll in a 15-credit graduate certificate program as an option for completing a Financial Engineering Master’s Degree. Accenture helped launch this program after recognizing the need for well trained talent at its financial services clients.
Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private research university, and Accenture (ACN) have initiated a research and education collaboration to focus on analytics for the financial services industry. As part of the three-year collaboration, Accenture and Stevens will conduct advanced analytics research projects and workshop sessions with Accenture’s financial services clients, and Stevens will begin offering a Financial Services Analytics (FSA) Graduate Certificate Program in January 2015. The FSA curriculum was developed to combine the latest academic thinking with industry-proven experience to address evolving analytics needs in the financial services industry, including aspects of financial big data and data visualization. Coursework is being offered through Stevens’ School of Systems and Enterprises, Financial Engineering (FE) Division. The FE Division at Stevens offers comprehensive research and education programs at the master’s and doctoral levels, and is led by world-renowned and industry-connected faculty.