Creighton University Offering Degree in Fintech

The new degree in Finance and Technology will be offered come fall; about half of the coursework will be new classes which focus on programming Python, machine learning, blockchain and the foundations of fintech; along with pursuing a degree, students will be able to have to opportunity to do internships in the field; associate professor of finance, Lee Dunham stated, “Compared to five to ten years ago, the finance field has become far more data-driven in all sub-disciplines of finance, including investments, corporate finance, banking, risk, and insurance…Consequently, having students just acquire the relevant finance ‘textbook knowledge’ is increasingly becoming insufficient to remain competitive in the workforce.” Source