High-quality programs for high-demand industries

Prepare for a dynamic career through VCU’s Finance, Insurance and Real Estate programs. You’ll explore career paths through professional tracks, including risk management, financial planning, actuarial science and real estate development.

Our rigorous curriculum and real-world learning experiences equip you with the skills needed to prepare for licensure and certification in your industry of choice.

Our programs

Industry connections

Capital Markets Center: Access real-world industry tools through a facility that replicates experience and technology of a Wall Street trading room.

Financial Management Association: Learn about corporate finance, banking and investment through dynamic speakers, educational trips and networking events.

Financial Planning Association: Meet financial planners and create opportunities for internships and business contacts within the field.

Gamma Iota Sigma: Research and network with fellow students pursuing careers in risk management, insurance and actuarial science.

Kornblau Real Estate Program: See our full list of connections to the real estate industry, including the Kornblau Institute and Real Estate Circle of Excellence.

Student Managed Investment Portfolio: Gain real-world investment experience through management of an equity portfolio for the School of Business Foundation.

Rho Espilon: Learn about the many dimensions of residential and commercial real estate while networking with students and real estate professionals.

Risk and Insurance Studies Center: Work with our corporate partners to prepare for careers in risk management, financial services or other areas of the insurance industry.

Tuning In: As the School of Business artist-in-residence, the Richmond Symphony is striking a creative chord

Tuning In: As the School of Business artist-in-residence, the Richmond Symphony is striking a creative chord

Wednesday, January 23

Faculty and staff reflect on creativity, teamwork and collaboration after sitting in on a symphony rehearsal.

What would you do? At business ethics competition, students discover all decisions are not black and white

What would you do? At business ethics competition, students discover all decisions are not black and white

Friday, January 18

Meant to encourage robust discussion and critical thought, the $10,000 competition drew wide participation.

Valerie Jackson Follows

Valerie Jackson Follows "You Can" with "How To" in Commencement Address

Friday, December 14

VCU School of Business alumna Valerie Richardson Jackson had no idea what an impact VCU would make on her life.

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Quick Facts

Level II actuarial program by the Society of Actuaries

BSRE and MS in Real Estate degrees approved by the Appraisal Foundation

Recognized by the CFA University Recognition Program