from the Duke University Master of Engineering in Financial Technology (FinTech)
Blockchain Applications Certificate
Apply blockchain technology to real-world business challenges as you learn from a top-10 ranked university in the United States.
Earn a powerful university-issued career credential in as little as three months.
The next session will be announced soon.
The deadline to enroll is Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
Enroll today to secure your spot in the upcoming cohort. No application is required.
Happy New Year from Duke University! As we start out 2021, here are some opportunities for you to develop the skills you need through any one of Duke’s Coursera offerings.
Earn a Duke MasterTrack Certificate in Blockchain
In Duke’s Blockchain Applications MasterTrack Certificate, you will complete the equivalent of a full course in Duke’s Master of Engineering in Financial Technology. You’ll explore the history, current environment, and near-term outlook of FinTech, focusing on applications of blockchain technology. With blockchain serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for leaders across industries.
After you complete the certificate, you’ll be eligible for a scholarship that will cover 10% of the cost of Duke’s Master of Engineering in FinTech if you apply and are accepted to the program. You’ll also be able to fast track your application for the master’s program. This degree can be completed online or on-campus at Duke.
Start your path into software development
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Pursue your own venture with entrepreneurial finance
From entrepreneurs to executives, Duke’s Entrepreneurial Finance: Strategy and Innovation Specialization provide you with an opportunity to learn how to advance business innovation in your startup venture or company and gain insights from leading faculty in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Explore the emerging field of machine learning
There’s high demand for skills in machine learning and artificial intelligence. In Duke’s Introduction to Machine Learning, you can gain a foundational understanding of machine learning models as well as learn how these models can solve complex problems in a variety of industries, from medical diagnostics to image recognition to text prediction.
Learn how to use blockchain to solve real-world financial market challenges.
From bitcoin to blockchain, financial technology (FinTech) is changing the way we think about financial services. With blockchain technology serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for leaders across industries. In this program, you will complete a real module from Duke University’s Master of Engineering in Financial Technology program. Through these courses, you’ll explore the history, current environment, and near-term outlook of FinTech, focusing on applications of blockchain technology.
Blockchain technology plays a significant part in what is characterized by the term “FinTech.” The immutability and transparency of the technology are facilitating both traditional transactions, for example; credit, supply chain, and voting, as well as new areas; IOT, digital currencies, identity management, and novel ways of incentivizing activity. Given the breadth of applications, the potential impact of blockchain technology on finance and beyond is extraordinary.
After you complete this program, you will be eligible for a scholarship and fast-tracked application process if you decide to apply to Duke University’s Master of Engineering in FinTech program.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How to explain the origin and workings of blockchain technology
- The value of cryptocurrencies and alternative business purposes for blockchain technology
- Applications of blockchain technology including its scope and limitations
- The role of cryptography in blockchain technology
- Practical uses for blockchain technology in a range of business contexts
SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN
- Secure software development
- Machine learning
- Blockchain technology
- Solution development
- Blockchain applications
- Financial technology deployment
Complete this Certificate Program and Earn a Degree Scholarship
Earn a Degree Scholarship After you complete the Blockchain Applications Certificate, you’ll be eligible to earn a scholarship that will cover 10% of the cost of Duke University’s Master of Engineering in FinTech if you apply and are accepted to the program. You’ll also be able to fast track your application for the master’s program. This program does not count as credit toward the full degree.
Master of Engineering in Financial Technology (FinTech)
Once you have completed the Blockchain Applications Certificate, you’ll be eligible to earn a scholarship that will cover 10% of the cost of Duke University’s Master of Engineering in Financial Technology (FinTech) if you apply and are accepted to the program. You’ll also be able to accelerate your application for the master’s program.
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