Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech Certificate

Level up your skills with a graduate-level fintech certificate at Mercer University

Launch your financial technology career or take it to the next level by honing fintech skills through Mercer’s graduate certificate in Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech.

At the intersection of the financial services industry and technology is financial technology, or fintech: a fast-growing business sector dedicated to using emerging technology to facilitate millions of financial transactions every day.

And what better place to grow your career in the fintech industry than the fintech hub of Atlanta? Atlanta, along with the state of Georgia, is a dynamic hub for fintech, and many companies are seeking professionals with the technical and financial skills necessary for success in the industry.

Through the certificate program, you will gain a variety of fintech skills studying innovation, data analytics, communications, and more as you become well-versed in the latest regulations and compliance in the fintech industry.


Format: Online, Blended • Start Term: January • Completion Time: 9 months


Admission Requirements for the Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech certificate

To be eligible for the Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech certificate, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a college or university accredited by an institutional accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education with an acceptable level of scholarship.  Learn More

International applicants must submit transcripts and academic records showing completion of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a foreign university. Mercer’s Office of Graduate Admissions evaluates international credentials in-house at no cost for applicants. Students must submit certified English translations of their academic records if the language of record on such documents is not English. Learn More


Your Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech Certificate program experience

Throughout the nine-month graduate certificate, you will learn how to leverage artificial intelligence to drive innovation through tech in finance.

Develop fintech skills in an industry hotspot

Atlanta—and the state of Georgia as a whole—functions as a dynamic hub for the fintech industry. Many companies and organizations are seeking well-trained professionals with the technical and financial skills that the industry requires.

At Mercer, you will gain and fine-tune critical fintech skills while learning to work effectively in the increasingly complex and diverse environments of today’s workforce. Mercer’s Atlanta campus is the ideal location to find networking and employment opportunities in the city.

Personalize your Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech certificate studies

Mercer is committed to ensuring you get the education you need to meet your career goals. Pursue the graduate certificate in Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech as a stand-alone offering, or stack it with other graduate certificates offered by the School of Business through the Master of Science in Integrative Business. Add to your toolkit with a graduate certificate in:

  • Business and Data Analytics
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Healthcare Management and Analytics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Women in Leadership

Build specialized skills to enhance your resume—and your career—when you personalize your learning experience at Mercer.

Explore Fintech certificate courses

Mercer’s graduate certificate in Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech will help you learn how to apply artificial intelligence to develop cutting-edge tactics of combining data, technology, design, and people to solve problems.

Throughout the certificate program’s four courses, you will study the latest information on regulations and compliance, learn to identify ethical dilemmas and the implications of decision-making that are inherent in business and society, analyze data, and communicate your findings.

The four financial technology career courses are:

  • BFT 610 Fintech Foundations and Overview: Learn about fintech and how these technologies are disrupting the business sector, especially when it comes to services, the payments industry, and more.
  • BFT 620 Innovation and Technology in Fintech: Gain a better understanding of financial concepts and the technologies that enable them today, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and others.
  • BFT 630 Data Analytics and Communications in Fintech: Become familiar with the management and analysis process of the growing volume of information generated in Fintech, including management, handling and storage of data, and analytical and visualization tools for communication.
  • BFT 640 Regulation and Compliance in Fintech: Explore the various legal, ethical, and regulatory issues surrounding fintech-related structures and technologies, especially when it comes to privacy and data protection, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, large data sets, and antitrust ramifications.

View course descriptions for the Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech certificate.

How a fintech certificate will influence your journey in the industry

From businesses to financial institutions, employers are seeking well-trained professionals with the knowledge and technological know-how that tech in finance requires.

Whether you are seeking to advance your career in business or finance, or you are hoping to pivot into the fintech industry, pursuing a graduate-level fintech certificate can help. This certificate signifies to potential employers that you are well-versed in the industry’s operations and regulations, and you know how to apply your fintech skills to advance their work.

As you consider taking the next step in your career and education, now is an excellent time to join or grow within the field. The overall employment in business and financial occupations is projected to grow 7% through 2031 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

When you pair a fintech certificate with your other credentials, you could build a career as a:

  • Business and development manager
  • Budget analyst
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Data analyst
  • Financial analyst or manager
  • Financial examiner

2023-2024 Tuition Rates

Per credit hour: $851
Per 3 hours: $2,553
Per 6 hours: $5,106
Per 9 hours: $7,659
Per 12 hours: $10,212

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Learn from Experienced Faculty

When you pursue tech in finance at Mercer, you will learn from highly credentialed researchers, consultants, analysts, financial experts, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders who bring real-world experience to the classroom. In addition to their fintech industry expertise, our faculty and instructors are equally committed to teaching, inspiring, and mentoring you as you begin or grow in your financial technology career.

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Advance your financial technology career with a graduate certificate

Power business decisions forward in financial technology and gain the skills valued by today's employers with a graduate certificate in Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech. Take the next step and apply to Mercer today.