Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

Student Opportunities


Travelers EDGE® Program

St. Cloud State is an approved college for the Travelers EDGE® Program. This innovative educational opportunity provides college students with financial, academic, professional development and mentoring support while preparing students for a career at Travelers or the insurance and financial services industry. Learn more information.

Husky Growth Fund

The St. Cloud State University Husky Growth Fund is a university owned portfolio managed by a team of select students. The portfolio operates as a class, FIRE 491 Managing an Investment Portfolio, as was started in 1999 with a beginning value of $100,000. The purpose of this fund is to give selected students the opportunity to research, analyze, invest, and track financial assets for the betterment of the portfolio. This experience will help students prepare for the challenges they will face in their future careers.

Student Organizations

As a student, you will find extra-curricular campus activities can serve as an important component of your educational experience and personal growth. Our department strongly encourages students to join one or more student clubs and become an active and contributing participant within that organization. Student clubs provide excellent opportunities for professional, personal, and social development. 

Investment Club

Investment Club is a group of students who gather to learn about investments, manage a portfolio of stocks, attend socials, take trips, and listen to speakers explain their profession.

Real Estate Association

The student Real Estate Association gives students interested in real estate an opportunity to come together to hear guest speakers. In addition the group gets together for social purposes and also charitable fund raising purposes. Once a year the student group takes a spring trip, usually to Chicago, to visit real estate companies and see how they differ from firms in Minnesota. The past three years SCSU Real Estate Association members have participated in the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) University Challenge. 

General Business Student Organizations


BSEC (Business Student Executive Council)

The purpose of BSEC is to advance all organizations within the Herberger Business School and to facilitate interaction between business organizations and Herberger Business School faculty, staff, and administration.

Collegiate DECA

Collegiate DECA is a student driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. They prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. Collegiate DECA programs assist in developing academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

Entrepreneurship Club

The Entrepreneurship Club is a student run club, devoted to bringing students closer to the business environment. Members help organize and run actual businesses and contribute to being an important part of the organization. All majors are accepted.

Connect with alumni

St. Cloud State Real Estate Alumni Association provides networking opportunities which are essential for career growth and success for its members, current students and the industry.

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