Amplify your business career with blockchain technology.

Blockchain technology burst onto the scene years ago, and it's revolutionized business transactions ever since. Keep up with the business world by earning an online certification in blockchain technology! By gaining expertise in blockchain technology while learning the knowledge behind its current business uses and its future potential, you will become an asset in any workplace that values security, global business, and financial stability.

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By the Numbers

$77,520

Average Salary

18%

Industry Growth

30

Max Class Size

100%

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Programs & Requirements

Programs & Requirements

Online Blockchain Certificate

The Blockchain certificate at University of the Cumberlands is a 12-credit hour graduate-level online certificate program designed to equip students to approach the challenges of blockchain technology as it applies to a cryptocurrency platform. If you want to learn the fundamentals of blockchain technology and how it can be applied in business careers, this is the program for you.

Course Requirements

Required Course:

  • BLCN 531  Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies (3 hours)

Elective Courses (choose 3; each are 3 credit hours)

  • BLCN 533  Finance and Blockchain
  • BLCN 633  Global Marketing and Blockchain
  • BLCN 634  Human Resource Management and Blockchain
  • BLCN 636  Legal & Regulatory Framework of Blockchain
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Mission & Goals

The mission of the online blockchain certificate program at UC is to prepare you to utilize blockchain technologies ethically and effectively in business.

Learn the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies

Practice using blockchain technology

Apply blockchain to enhance business transactions

Understand the legal and regulatory framework of blockchain

Learn the basics of finance and blockchain

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Blockchain Certificate Careers & Outcomes

All stats from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Logistician: $77,520

Logistician: $77,520

Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain.

Purchasing Manager: $75,120

Purchasing Manager: $75,120

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents.

Management Analyst: $95,290

Management Analyst: $95,290

Management analysts recommend ways to improve an organization’s efficiency.

Top Executive: $100,090

Top Executive: $100,090

Top executives plan strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals.

Project Manager: $94,500

Project Manager: $94,500

Project management specialists coordinate the budget, schedule, staffing, and other details of a project. 

Business Professor: $88,790

Business Professor: $88,790

Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Common Questions

Blockchain is a digital record of cryptocurrency transactions and assets within a business network and is used by businesses to maintain a protected repository of transactional data.

Your blockchain certificate credential can help you achieve your career goals in business, giving you an edge through your expertise in a technology that is only increasing its impact in key areas of the economy, such as banking and commerce.

University of the Cumberlands’ online blockchain certification program can help you advance your business career, take on the exciting challenges of a start-up, or establish blockchain-based businesses in management, business support, and operational roles.

According to a recent article by Fortune.com, between February 2021 and February 2022, job advertisements with blockchain-related search terms increased by 395%. The blockchain-driven job industry continues to grow, with increasing demand for those prepared to drive solutions and navigate challenges in an ever-shifting transactional techno-landscape. More than ever, those with blockchain expertise are needed as blockchain-based businesses continue to start up or expand.

At University of the Cumberlands, we provide career-driven online learning for business professionals looking to enhance their backgrounds with a grasp of blockchain technology that can transfer directly to a current organizational role or a new career.

Yes! University of the Cumberlands is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees. And the Hutton School of Business at Cumberlands has received specialized accreditations for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). For a list of accredited programs, please refer to our IACBE member status page

All programs at University of the Cumberlands are offered at some of the lowest rates in the nation – and we even include free textbooks through our One Price Promise! For more information on how affordable this program would be for you, visit our Financial Aid page.

Each course lasts eight weeks, called a bi-term. There are two bi-terms per semester, and three semesters per year (fall, spring, and summer). Many classes are asynchronous, meaning there is no set login time; you can work on schoolwork whenever you find time. Cumberlands provides free rental textbooks to online students as part of its One Price Promise. 

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Faculty Experts

Get to know your future professors.

Dr. Veronica Paz

Dr. Veronica Paz

Associate Professor
Business Administration

Dr. Veronica Paz

Contact Information

veronica.paz [at] ucumberlands.edu
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Dr. Sunayna Johnson

Adjunct Professor
Business Administration

Dr. Sunayna Johnson

Contact Information

sunayna.johnson [at] ucumberlands.edu
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Dr. Michelle Preiksaitis

Dr. Michelle Preiksaitis

Associate Professor
Business Administration

Dr. Michelle Preiksaitis

Contact Information

michelle.preiksaitis [at] ucumberlands.edu
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Program Accreditation

The Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has received specialized accreditations for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.

Please review our Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.

 

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