TO HELP institutionalize Financial Technology (FinTech) as an emerging field of study, leading STEM university Mapúa has tapped the expertise of finance super app GCash to further develop its own ‘Bachelor of Science in Financial Technology.’

The program will combine formal tertiary education and professional immersion with fintech industry leaders and is the newest undergraduate program under Mapúa’s E.T. Yuchengco School of Business, in collaboration with Arizona State University.

GCash and Mapúa formally inked their partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding signing held at Mapúa University’s Makati campus on Aug. 30, 2023.

The partnership between GCash and Mapúa University signifies a remarkable synergy between academia and the fintech industry, where theoretical knowledge converges with real-world application.

The launch of the BS in Finance Technology program marks a transformative step towards equipping students with the skills and insights needed to excel in the rapidly evolving landscape of financial technology. (PR)