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In the Master of Science (MS) in Real Estate program, you will learn concepts and practices in real estate investment analysis and finance through a multidisciplinary curriculum that incorporates courses in real estate, marketing, law, public policy, geography and economics.
Whether you are a professional in real estate field looking to further your knowledge and skills in this industry, or are seeking a transition to the real estate field from another area, this degree will provide you with a strong foundation to prepare you for real estate industry leadership.
The MS in Real Estate program is designed for the student who has a bachelor’s degree, or who is has earned or is earning an MBA.
The MS in Real Estate curriculum encompasses a wide range of courses that incorporate casework and teamwork, which will help you develop your communication and leadership skills. You will develop detailed knowledge and skills in:
- Real estate investment
- Real estate finance
- Real estate capital market and analysis
- Real estate development
- Real estate and market analysis
- Real estate taxation
|Program Requirements||Quarter Hours|
|Total hours required||48|
Students will be able to:
- Apply real estate mortgage financial practices, market factors, and finance and investment practices to real estate investment.
- Analyze real estate valuation and market factors.
- Evaluate commercial real estate investments using real estate criteria.
- Define, identify, summarize, and analyze a business problem and offer appropriate solution alternatives.
- Recognize and analyze ethical and legal problems within applied business situations, choose a solution, and justify that ethical choice.
- Identify business risks as applied to the global environment.
- Compare and contrast differences in global perspectives and discuss their impact on global management and decision-making; identify risks and rewards of international business.
Students complete the MS in Real Estate by taking a minimum of 48 credit hours, normally 12 courses. Depending on the path selected for completing the quantitative requirement, several prerequisites may be required. Students may take either RE 798: Quantitative Methods and Analysis or FIN 555 to meet the program's quantitative requirement. The prerequisite for RE 798: QUANTITATIVE METHODS and ANALYSIS is admission to the program. However, students who wish to take FIN 555 must meet its prerequisites prior to enrollment, which include ACC 500, GSB 420 and ECO 555, or courses equivalent to these.
Required Courses (12 required courses)
|RE 798||SPECIAL TOPICS (Quantitative Methods and Analysis) 1||4|
|or FIN 555||FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT|
|RE 520||URBAN PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY||4|
|RE 521||LEGAL ISSUES IN REAL ESTATE||4|
|RE 525||PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION||4|
|RE 530||REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT AND FINANCE||4|
|RE 531||REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MARKETS AND FINANCE||4|
|RE 533||REAL ESTATE MARKET ANALYSIS AND VALUATION||4|
|RE 535||INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT||4|
|RE 570||ADVANCED REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS WITH ARGUS||4|
|RE 572||STRUCTURING REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS||4|
|RE 574||MULTIFAMILY HOUSING POLICY AND FINANCE||4|
|RE 576||REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT||4|
- Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.
- Satisfactory completion of the 6 required courses and 6 approved elective courses such that at least 48 credit hours of applicable course work are completed toward the degree. Prerequisite courses are not approved for elective credit.
- All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. After a lapse of six years a course is expired. An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the written approval of the director of the program or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.