Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

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.

A Single Interview Changed His Whole Life, Now He's Paying It Forward

A Single Interview Changed His Whole Life, Now He's Paying It Forward

Tuesday, November 5

Fifty years ago, the VCU School of Business taught Mike Kline interview techniques that it transformed his life.

Brigadier General Reinvents Himself with VCU Real Estate Degree

Brigadier General Reinvents Himself with VCU Real Estate Degree

Monday, July 1

Learn why Jeff Farnsworth chose VCU’s Kornblau Real Estate Program to fast track into a second career.

To get the job, Gideon Boakye learned to embrace new challenges

To get the job, Gideon Boakye learned to embrace new challenges

Wednesday, May 8

Boakye, the first college graduate in his immediate family, landed a job with Johnson & Johnson after graduation

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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