To keep up with blockchain, colleges look across disciplines

educationdive | September 17, 2019

To tap into emerging industries, colleges often have to break through the walls that separate academic disciplines. One of the latest barriers they're addressing stands between their business and technology programs. The emergence of artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain and cryptocurrency is changing how money moves between people and organizations. That's created a new industry — financial technology, or fintech — around which colleges are being asked to create new curriculum as employers seek hires with these specific skill sets. As institutions evaluate how to approach fintech curriculum, one piece of it they've identified as evolving and in-demand is blockchain (a digital ledger for recording transactions) as well as cryptocurrency (an internet-based exchange medium that runs on blockchain technology).

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