FinTech Certificate

The world of finance is changing, becoming faster, smarter and more distributed. The Weatherhead School of Management is bridging the gap between traditional banking and finance disciplines and emerging technologies collectively known as FinTech.

The Weatherhead FinTech certificate is designed with working professionals in mind, providing an opportunity to learn about the core finance fundamentals that make FinTech distinct from traditional banking and finance. Students participate in a selection of courses from the existing curriculum, receiving the same high-quality education as their peers in the full-time degree programs.

Certificate in FinTech at a Glance

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  • Complete the certificate in as early as one semester, or spread out courses 
  • Self-paced learning
  • Earn a Weatherhead certificate and a digital badge
  • Stackable toward our highly ranked Master of Finance degree
  • Can participate in our seminars and treks

The Weatherhead Way

At Case Western Reserve, you’ll study at one of the nation’s leading research universities—in one of the country’s most culturally robust neighborhoods. You’ll live and learn in a city known for industry and healthcare innovation, where nearly 40% of Fortune 500 companies are represented. You’ll learn breakthrough business concepts from the people who wrote the book on them.

Plus, you will:

  • Learn more than just the core skills,
  • Discover yourself better as a person and as a leader, and
  • Build the skills you need to reach beyond problem solving to solution innovation

Job Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, FinTech jobs are expected to grow between 15-25% over the next ten years, with high salaries.

  • FinTech is the evolving intersection of technology and financial services.
  • FinTech can include all sorts of companies that operate in insurance, payments, asset management and personal finance management, for example.

Your Classes

The first certificate gives you the option to select three courses to complete from the following certificate set:

  • Corporate Financial Technology
  • Financial Modeling
  • Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies and Crypto Ventures
  • Artificial Intelligence for Financial Modeling
  • Banking and RegTech 

More on Weatherhead FinTech

Coming soon: Don't miss our upcoming podcast episode that will be featured on Weatherhead's What Really Matters podcast. The episode will cover the new opportunities in FinTech at Weatherhead. 

Certificate Application Deadlines 

Certificate Application Deadlines

To receive a decision by the Notification Date listed, you must submit and complete your application by the corresponding Application Deadline. The Admissions Committee will not issue an offer of admission if an application package remains incomplete.

Spring 2024

Application Deadline

Notification Date

Round 1

December 1, 2023

December 16, 2023


Fall 2024

Application Deadline

Notification Date

Round 1

January 9, 2024

March 15, 2024

Round 2

March 5, 2024

May 3, 2024

Round 3

April 30, 2024

July 1, 2024

Note: After the final round deadline applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed as space remains available.

Your Next Step Starts Now

Ready to design a better world through smart, sustainable business solutions? That’s the Weatherhead way. Get started today.