Financial Technology (A.T.C.)

This program has Fall Term start only. Applications must be submitted by August 15th to guarantee review.

The Financial Technology (FinTech) Advanced Technical Certificate (A.T.C.) prepares students for employment in occupations such as financial analyst, data analyst, and other FinTech-related positions in a variety of financial services banking business environments. It also provides supplemental training for anyone previously or currently employed in management and supervisory roles.

Degree: Technical Certificate
Credit Hours: 24 credits
Online Program : No
Program Code: 4301
Financial Aid Eligible : Yes
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Career Options

Financially oriented technicians are among the most sought-after employees in the finance industry. New technologies used in banking, credit evaluation, payment processing, and regulatory applications are disrupting many financial organizations, creating a demand for skilled technicians that can apply programming, data collection, and data analytics technologies to meet their needs. Florida State College at Jacksonville is the regional resource for many employers in these industries, including CSX, Florida Blue, FIS, Bank of America, VyStar, Black Knight, Crowley Marine, City of Jacksonville, Citi, TEKsystems, and other regional employers including the government and military..


Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to pursue industry recognized industry certifications including:

  • SAS Base Programmer
  • PCAP (Python Certified Associate Programmer)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Linux+

Upon completion of coursework, Florida State College at Jacksonville does not guarantee employment or salary in a given field of study. Any jobs or salaries mentioned are given as examples of potential employment not a representation of guaranteed income. Graduates may need to seek employment outside the local area.

Program Notice

This program is exclusively for the student who has earned a associates degree or higher from an accredited institution and is now seeking a career change or certification. All courses in this technical certificate are also included in the Information Systems Technology (S301) (B.A.S.) degree. Students have the option of applying all of the coursework completed in this program toward a bachelor’s degree.