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FinTech (Financial Technology), Master in Business Administration

Economics and Finance

Overview

The MBA concentration in FinTech (financial technology) enables our graduates to apply technology in managing the financial aspects of their business, and to combine an expertise in computing technology, financial theory, risk assessment, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills to examine innovative approaches to financing and investing markets and transactions. The FinTech concentration allows our graduates to focus on the application of programming, business analytics, data science, strategy and risk in financial services and enhances their understanding of the rapidly evolving financial markets.

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Applicants to The Tobin College of Business Graduate programs will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers for the 2022 and 2023 academic years.  Applications with a GPA below 3.25 may be strengthened by submitting a GMAT/GRE score. 

Students who earned their degree outside the United States must also submit a foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS/DuoLingo scores. 


Courses

The MBA curriculum is designed to allow for innovative approaches to in-class learning and expands on the development of a real world skill-set that students can apply immediately to their emerging careers.

The MBA Structure is as follows:

8 Core Courses (24 credits)

  • ACC 602: Global Financial and Managerial Reporting
  • DS 602: Business Analytics
  • ECO 606: Industrial Economics
  • FIN 607: Financial Management
  • LAW 600: Law, Ethics and the Principled Path in Business
  • MGT 601: Managing for Global Success
  • MKT 600: Decisions in Marketing Management
  • RMI 601: Risk Management

1 Required Capstone Course (3 credits)

  • MGT 700: Seminar in Business Policy

3 Concentration Field Courses (9 credits)

  • FIN 639: Introduction to Financial Technology
  • FIN 669: Advanced Financial Technology
  • One Financial Technology Related Course

1 Professional Elective 

  • FIN 633: Corporate Financial Management
  • FIN 634: Investment Analysis
  • FIN 636: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring
  • BUA 635: Big Data and Data Mining
  • RMI 604: Risk Pricing Simulation

Please note, FIN 699 (Finance Internship) may be used as the third course, with the approval of the department chair for the course and the relevance of the internship. 

Admission

Application Requirements
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended. 
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Students with international credits must also submit a course-by-course foreign credit evaluation with GPA calculation from a NACES member

For additional information, please contact:
Office of Graduate Admission
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
8000 Utopia Parkway
Suite 114
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-1345
TobinGradNYC@stjohns.edu
 

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our Economics and Finance faculty.

Request Information

For additional information on the Master of Business Administration, please contact the faculty program director:

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K. Matthew Wong

Professor, Department of Economics and Finance

Tobin 345
wongk@stjohns.edu
718-990-7359