US Universities With A Cryptocurrency Course

Updated: Nov 16, 2021

From a great skepticism to an inescapable part of business education?

Over the next years, it looks like talks of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, DeFi will likely become a part of core business education. And Ivy League schools are sitting in the front row among an increasing number of schools and universities in the US offering courses that can be taken in-campus or online.

A couple of US Universities and their course offerings are listed below:

  1. Carnegie Mellon University

  2. Columbia University

  3. Cornell University

  4. Duke University

  5. Georgetown University

  6. Harvard University

  7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  8. New York University (NYU)

  9. Princeton University

  10. Stanford University

  11. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  12. University of California (Berkeley)

  13. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

  14. University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

  15. University of Michigan

  16. University of Pennsylvania (Penn)

  17. University of Southern California (USC)

  18. University of Texas at Austin


Cornell University


Duke University


Georgetown University



Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


New York University (NYU)


Princeton University


Stanford University


University of California (Berkeley)


The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Decentralized Systems Lab is a long-term commitment to computer innovation, especially regarding blockchain technologies and practical use cases such as finance and healthcare.


Harvard University


Columbia University

The Cryptography Laboratory covers a wide and highly technical sphere of research around security, private keys, data mining, encryption, cryptocurrency and more.


Carnegie Mellon University

  • The highest percentage of Blockchain publications against total research output between 2018 and 2020

  • More than 100 members in the CMU Blockchain Club

  • The Tepper Blockchain Initiative fosters innovations in the design, ethics, use, and regulation of decentralized, blockchain-based technologies

  • Research: Blockchain@CMU


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


University of Southern California (USC)

  • Community: Trojan Blockchain Society - a student-run Blockchain organisation focusing on educations, community initiatives, and career development

  • Facility: Blockchain @ SCU