Students earn a Masters of Science in Financial Technology from the University of Connecticut School of Business.
Since Spring of 2022 will be our first admission, we cannot officially report an average amount of work experience for this program. No work experience is required for admission and this program is a viable option for recent graduates.
Initially, classes will be offered primarily in the evening.
The Spring 2022 inaugural admission is planned for 20 students.
Most students will complete the program in about 2 years. Since the program allows students to study full or part-time the duration will vary.
While there is not a maximum, several courses require sequential prerequisites. Our advising team will be available to guide your program planning.
Yes, pursuant to current U.S. immigration regulations. The MS FinTech is a STEM designated program.
There is not an internship requirement. However, one of the advantages of the program is UConn’s relationship to a variety of organizations that often seek out our students for internship opportunities.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year. The sooner you apply, the sooner you will receive a response. Average response time is a month from the date of submission.
An email is sent letting you know a decision has been made on your application. You will need to log into your status page to receive the actual decision letter.
Spring, Summer or Fall 2022
Yes, we have specific deadlines every year. Please be sure to verify the deadline for the semester you are applying for. More information
The graduate school requirement is a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for your entire undergraduate year or for your last two undergraduate years.
The degree requires 13 courses, eight of which are core courses and five of which are electives.
Yes, you must complete the program within six years. In addition, international students may have a faster completion time requirement pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations.
Completion of a one-semester college-level calculus or statistics course with a grade of “C” or better.
No, the GMAT/GRE is not required for admission. If you have taken the exam, the official score can be submitted to UConn electronically.
You must complete an online application and upload your unofficial transcript(s), personal essay, and resume.
No, you only need to upload your unofficial copy of your transcript into the online application. If you are admitted, you will be prompted to furnish your official transcript which must be submitted directly from your previous institution(s). (Please note that UConn undergraduates will not be required to submit their official transcripts upon matriculation but will still be required to send their unofficial transcripts when applying).
If your native language is not English, you may be required to submit evidence of your proficiency in the English language. Please visit the Graduate School website where the policy is outlined in more detail – https://grad.uconn.edu/admissions/requirements/
You will be prompted to create login credentials to access the application and complete it at your own pace. Please be sure your completed application is submitted before the deadline.
There is no difference in costs.
No, all semesters/sessions carry the same cost per tuition credit.
Our tuition is set up on a per-credit basis. Therefore, you will pay tuition each semester based on the number of credits you are taking that semester. Payment plans are available for the fall and spring semesters. You can learn more about payment plan options here: https://bursar.uconn.edu/payment-plan/
We do not offer any scholarships for new students. However, once you are a current student in the program, you will be notified of any scholarships that may become available to apply for the individual awards.
Financial assistance may be available to matriculated students in a degree-seeking program. If you have questions, please contact the Financial Aid office directly. You can visit their website for more information: https://financialaid.uconn.edu, or contact them at email@example.com
Yes – To find out if you qualify for the Veteran’s Waivers and/or benefits, please contact UConn Veterans Affairs and Military Programs. MS FinTech students may contact Rob Passmore at (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Veterans Affairs and Military Programs office.
Yes, there is a $75 non-refundable application fee required when you submit your application.
Students who are accepted to the program and seek to confirm their intention to enroll must pay a non-refundable acceptance deposit of $500.