FTIP™ | Program Overview

CFI's FinTech Industry Professional (FTIP™) Certification equips you to be at the forefront of this revolution, shaping industry trends and driving innovation. The FTIP™ program delivers practical insights into InsurTech, WealthTech, digital banking, cryptocurrencies, payment technology, RegTech, data science, financial analysis, and more. Uniquely tailored for finance professionals, the program integrates core finance principles and helps you master the material with hands-on exercises, setting it apart from other programs.

With these skills, you'll be ready to drive innovation within your organization. The FTIP™ certification from CFI enhances your credibility in the FinTech industry, opening doors for career advancement and increased earning potential. Embrace the future of finance with the FTIP™ program.

The article below contains the following information about CFI's FTIP™ Certification Program:

Skills You'll Gain

Financial technology fundamentals, Cryptocurrency, Data Science, Payments, InsurTech, WealthTech, and more.

FTIP™ Certifications are great for Data Scientists, FinTech Strategists/Consultants, Product Managers, Analysts/Specialists in Banking & Finance and more.

To enroll in the FTIP™ Certification Program, you must have an active Self-Study or Full-Immersion Subscription. Click here to review and select the subscription that best suits your needs!

No additional fees are required to earn your certification once you've enrolled.

FTIP™ Certification Requirements

Please click here and select "How it Works" to learn more about the requirements for earning your FTIP™ certification.

First and foremost: Sign the CFI Honor Pledge - Program candidates must sign and abide by the CFI Honor Pledge to receive and maintain program certification. Failure to abide by the CFI Honor Pledge will result in the revocation of one's certificates.

  • Step 1: Prep Courses (optional). We recommend learners who may need to refresh the basics take advantage of our prep courses before beginning the core curriculum content.
  • Step 2: Core Courses and Case Studies. Complete 11 required core courses to build your skill set in FinTech.
  • Step 3: Elective Courses. Choose three elective courses to qualify for the final exam.
  • Step 4: Case Study Challenges (optional). Case study challenges allow you to apply your knowledge and skills by solving real-world problems.
  • Step 4: Practice Exam (optional) & Final Exam. To qualify for the final exam, 80% must be achieved on each end-of-course assessment. Once complete, take the FTIP™ final exam to earn your program certification. 70% must be achieved on the final exam to become FTIP™ certified.
  • Step 5: Get FTIP Certified! After completing the program, you will receive a blockchain-verified digital certificate with your new credentials.

Duration and Delivery

Lectures, study materials, and exams are all online and accessible worldwide, allowing the program to be completed anytime on a self-paced timeline. 

On average, the FTIP™ program takes between four to six months to complete.

FTIP Career Paths

The FTIP™ Certification Program helps learners master the emerging technologies driving the future of finance. Earning a FinTech certification will unlock new career opportunities and increase your earning potential. Careers in FinTech include:

  • Data Analyst: Apply statistical and computational methods to extract insights and knowledge from data and develop machine learning models to support decision-making.
  • FinTech Strategist/Consultant: Champion the implementation of FinTech strategies or products.
  • Analyst/Specialist: Advance your career in digital banking, InsurTech, WealthTech, and more. Leverage advanced technology to streamline and enhance processes
  • Software Developer: Design, develop, test, and maintain software applications using programming languages and other software development tools.

Review our interactive career map for additional information about career paths.

FTIP Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have the option to pause my studies in the middle of a course or program?
  • CFI's courses are self-paced, allowing learners to learn whenever time permits. Simply click on 'Resume Course' to pick up training where you left off at your convenience.
Why is the total video time different than the number of course hours?
  • The hours included in the course description are the average study hours, including the time to watch lectures, download files, complete the exercises & assessments, etc.
I took the course assessment more than once. What score will this record on my transcript?
  • We offer unlimited attempts on the course assessments. Your transcript will show a PASS or a FAIL for each test score.
Where can I access the FTIP™ final exam?
  • The FTIP™ final exam and the practice exam will be available on your student dashboard once you have completed all the required
Can I extend the allotted time for the FTIP™ final exam?
  • The final exam must be completed within the required time frame. There is no option to pause once the exam has begun.
Can I take more than 3 elective courses?
  • Yes, of course! You have access to all courses included in the program. You are welcome to take as many courses as you'd like at no additional cost.
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