Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies

Interested in learning about Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that enables peer-to-peer transfer of digital assets without any intermediaries and is predicted to be just as impactful as the Internet. The concept and applications of Blockchain have now spread from cryptocurrencies to various other domains, including business process management, smart contracts, the Internet of Things (IoT) and so on.

Rowan offers the opportunity to acquire credentials in this emerging technology and train students on the tools they will need to understand and develop blockchain applications from a technical perspective.  There are several programs of study that address multiple aspects of this key emerging technology, specifically:

  • Computer Programming,
  • Economic Concepts,
  • The mathematical techniques involved in Blockchain Cryptography
  • Blockchain applications such as Cryptocurrency.

Students who complete one of these programs will have intricate knowledge of the technical aspects of blockchain and will be able to describe the economics tradeoffs of cryptocurrencies.  Students will know how to design a blockchain for a company, understand smart contracts, and will have implemented their own cryptocurrency.