Business Blockchain Certificate

Blocks in web over Portland skyline

Blockchain is transforming business at a rapid rate. 

Portland State's new online Business Blockchain Certificate is rich with in-depth analytical and practical skill development. In the first for-credit certificate of its kind in the country, you’ll experience an interdisciplinary approach to blockchain education, including hands-on practice with distributed ledger technology that creates and executes transactions and smart contracts.

The School of Business is collaborating with Oregon's blockchain leaders to offer a series of courses packed with use cases, guest speakers and industry mentors. We'll move beyond cryptocurrency concepts to explore other areas of business, including supply chain, finance, healthcare and real estate — all critical business functions where blockchain skills are in high demand.

  • High-touch online format
  • Three quarters, 18 units, 6 courses
  • Offered at both the undergraduate and graduate level as a stand-alone credential or paired with a PSU degree. PSU students and community members may also pursue individual courses in the blockchain curriculum
  • Created for forward-thinking students and business professionals ready to gain an edge in a rapidly developing technology

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Kristi Yuthas

Kristi Yuthas, Ph.D.
Founder & Academic Director
Business Blockchain Programs

Stanton Heister

Stanton Heister, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Business Blockchain Programs









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