Interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain has skyrocketed in the past few years, and an increasing number of sectors, including finance, banking, computing, supply chain, software as a service (SaaS), artificial intelligence (AI), and internet of things (IoT) are discovering the benefits of this technology. In this program, students from a variety of backgrounds, such as financial services, business, and public administration, examine the technical underpinnings of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. They explore how this technology interacts with existing monetary and financial systems, and the opportunities that exist for innovation. An experiential approach is used to support students as they acquire the skills and knowledge needed to fill the notable gap that exists between the supply of and demand for specific industry knowledge in the decentralized financial sector.
What are the admission requirements for the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology program?
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology admission requirements
Ontario college diploma, Ontario college advanced diploma, degree, or equivalent; education or experience in a business setting is desirable.
What career paths can I take in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology?
Your Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology graduate certificate gives you many career opportunities
The program gives students the opportunity to acquire deeper knowledge and skills in the field of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Employment opportunities for program graduates may be found in various and inter-disciplinary positions at the intersection between management, computer science, and finance.
Job roles may include managerial positions in FinTech, RegTech industries or related posts in finance, regulation, and government offices, and senior administrator positions in the information and communications technology (ICT) marketplace as it relates to cryptocurrencies systems and blockchain application. Graduates may also become entrepreneurs and establish their own enterprises in the field of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
Flex MORE. Study Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology part-time
What courses are included in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology graduate certificate program?
11 Program Courses
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology program outline.
- BLCK 1000 – Cryptocurrency and the Law
- BLCK 1001 – Introduction to Blockchain Technology
- BLCK 1002 – Decentralized Financial Systems and Cryptocurrency
- BLCK 1003 – Disruptive Innovation and Business Strategy
- BLCK 1004 – Money and Banking
Your course delivery method(s)
This program is delivered online. You’ll learn remotely and won’t be required to come to campus. Online learning can be synchronous – you’ll meet with your professor for online classes at scheduled times – or asynchronous – you’ll complete online learning modules on your own.
Please note, delivery methods are based on planning for the upcoming semester and are subject to change.
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