Started at Bethel
- University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse - B.S.,
- Bethel University - M.A.,
- Capella University - Ph.D. in Adult and Post-secondary Education,
Helgerson has been teaching at Bethel University since 2002. In his 20 years of experience in the business world, Helgerson served as a writer, editor, and project manager. He worked as a consultant in business processes, training development, and communications for organizations such as 3M, Best Buy, Delphax Technologies, Green Giant, U.S. Bank, Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State, and more. Sam also served as director of ministry at Christian Student Fellowship on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota.