Financial Technology (eMajor)

eMajor Logo Department: Department of Information Technology
Contact Information: See Below
Degree Information: Financial Technology (eMajor)
Course Format: eMajor

To meet the demands of Georgia's prominent Financial Technologies industry, Middle Georgia State University offers both an AS degree and a certificate in Financial Technology (FinTech). Both the AS degree and certificate in Financial Technology are offered entirely online.


Associate Degrees

Certificates (< 1 Year)


Please visit the Georgia FinTech Academy to engage with events, jobs, and more

Facts about the Financial Transactions Technology Industry:

  • Georgia is third in the nation in Financial Technology (FinTech) revenue.
  • More than 60% of payment processing companies are based in Atlanta, and more than 70% of all U.S. payments processed run through Georgia.
  • Georgia's FinTech industry has estimated a need for 10,000 new employees over the next 3 years.
  • The average salary for FinTech software engineers tops $100K annually.

Learn more about Georgia's growing FinTech industry.

How to enroll in an eMajor Course:

  1. Seek Admission: You must be a fully admitted student at Middle Georgia State University. If you are not currently a student at Middle Georgia State University, please visit our admissions page to begin the application process.
  2. Get Advised: Consult with your MGA academic advisor before registering for any courses. Contact the IT program advisor listed below for specific questions regarding this program, and to discuss if eMajor is right for you.
  3. Take the Intro Quiz: Complete the introduction quiz. Once you complete the quiz, you will receive a follow-up email from the MGA eMajor Liaison with instructions on how to register for class.
  4. Register for Class: Once the introduction quiz is completed, and you have received a confirmation email from the MGA eMajor Liaison, you will be able to register for eMajor courses through SWORDS.

Helpful Links:


MGA eMajor Advisor

Tricia Purser


MGA eMajor Liaison

Amanda Smith

Note: Your academic advisor is your first contact for eMajor courses at MGA. The eMajor Liaison is the primary MGA representative for eMajor issues that advisors cannot resolve.

Department of Information Technology

Dr. Neil Rigole

eMajor Helpdesk

M-F/8am - 5pm EST

GoVIEW/D2L Support

24 hours a day / 7 days a week