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.

VCU Students Make Finals of Spencer/RIMS Risk Management Challenge

VCU Students Make Finals of Spencer/RIMS Risk Management Challenge

Thursday, March 1

A team of VCU School of Business students will compete in the finals of the 2018 Spencer/RIMS Risk Management Challenge.

A Real Estate Program with Results

A Real Estate Program with Results

Tuesday, October 17

For students in the Kornblau Real Estate Program at the VCU School of Business, opportunity is behind nearly every door.

VCU School of Business to receive $2.5 million from CoStar Group for endowed chair

VCU School of Business to receive $2.5 million from CoStar Group for endowed chair

Thursday, October 12

Virginia Commonwealth University announced a $2.5 million gift from real estate data firm CoStar Group.

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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