Major South Korean Business School to Offer a Crypto and Blockchain Focused MBA 10

Major South Korean Business School to Offer a Crypto and Blockchain Focused MBA

The Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies announced on Friday, that it will now start offering a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program focused on the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries. According to, the Seoul based graduate school – also known as aSSIST – described the new program as a master’s degree program in blockchain, cryptoeconomics and token economy courses from technological, cryptoeconomic and business strategic perspectives. The degree program will take one and a half years to complete at the University.

A representative of the Graduate School elaborated the mission of the new MBA program as follows.

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.

Curriculum of the MBA

The school explained that the curriculum will include in depth learning of Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contract technology, cryptology, EOS, amongst other crypto and blockchain related topics. There will also be a crypto-economics curriculum that consists of digital currency studies, microeconomics, macroeconomics, behavioral economics and theory on currency finance, game theory and mechanism design.

Students will also learn about management mechanisms, strategic statistics, digital financial accounting, digital marketing strategies, crypto funds, Dapp planning and writing strategy for persuasive whitepapers.

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aSSIST is a professional graduate school that was founded in 2004 and has been offering Master & Ph. D degrees in business administration, technology management, big data and other science and technology focused topics. Many of aSSIST’s degree programs include the possibility of students acquiring double degrees from prominent business schools in Europe and the United States. Students can also choose to transfer their credits to these global partner schools. Three universities that work with aSSIST are as follows:

  • Aalto University (former Helsinki School of Economics), Finland
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, US
  • Temple University Fox School of Business, US

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