The mission of the Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (FIRE) Department is to attract, educate, and inspire highly motivated students who seek to pursue careers in the rapidly changing global fields of banking, •corporate finance, •financial planning and investments, insurance, real estate analysis.
Students who focus on real estate at St. Cloud State join the most diversified real estate program in the upper Midwest. You will choose from career specializations that train you to appraise property, arrange financing, develop investments and manage construction projects in both the public and private sectors.
•Students choose from specialties such as marketing and sales, appraisal, planning and development, construction, real estate financing, property management and insurance.
•Coursework and experience prepare students for licensing in their real estate field.
•Twelve-week, senior-year internships earn academic credit and pay. Students build a resume with real work experience in an entry level job in their field.
•Real Estate Association members compete against teams from five upper Midwest universities in the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) University Challenge.
•Club members organize an annual visit to real estate companies and properties in Chicago.
•Annual opportunity for pairing with a Real Estate alumni who provides one-on-one mentoring in the profession.
*This information is based on the school's 2016/2017 program and may not reflect changes, updates or deletions to the programs.