South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

Kathleen Jordan
By Kathleen Jordan
Posted on Dec. 23, 2018
South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

A popular business school in South Korea is now offering a master’s degree in cryptocurrency. The Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year program that covers topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contracts, crypto funds, Dapp planning, game theory and how to write persuasive whitepapers. 

The World’s First Crypto MBA Course for a Business Graduate School

Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies, often known as Assist, announced on Friday that it is now offering a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The school described that The new course is “a master’s degree program in blockchain, cryptoeconomics and token economy courses from technological, cryptoeconomic and business strategic perspective.”.

They clam to have “launched the world’s first crypto MBA course for a business graduate school,” Assist wrote:

"The mission of Assist business school’s Crypto MBA program is to remedy the lack of academic research and systematic education currently available in the industry, despite a high level of social interest in the blockchain and cryptocurrency."

Its website also claims that the school “has been evaluated as the no. 1 graduate school for business administration,” stating that large corporations such as LG Electronics, KT, Doosan Infracore, and Korea Electric Power Corporation continuously use its courses.

The Crypto Curriculum

Friday’s announcement mentions that, “The curriculum includes Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contract, cryptology, EOS, deep learning and system dynamics mechanisms. The cryptoeconomics curriculum consists of digital currency studies, microeconomics, macroeconomics, behavioral economics and theory on currency finance, game theory and mechanism design.” In addition, students will learn about “management mechanisms, strategic statistics, digital financial accounting, digital marketing strategies, crypto funds, Dapp planning and writing strategy for the persuasive whitepaper.”

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