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The Master of Science in Real Estate delivers core real estate business knowledge and management skills including knowledge and technical training specific to the real estate industry.  Students who earn the MS degree in real estate complete a 31.5-credit curriculum consisting of 19.5 credits of required study and 12 credits of elective study. Students may take courses on either a part-time or full-time schedule each semester. Graduates are typically positioned for many varied and promising positions with real estate investment and development firms in the country and abroad, as well as appraisal and market and financial analysis consulting firms, property accounting firms, insurance companies, pension funds, banks and financial institutions, investment banks, real estate investment trusts, mortgage security underwriters, commingled real estate funds, regulatory agencies, and firms with large real estate holdings.


Preliminary Courses    (6 credits)
Students with appropriate academic preparation will be able to reduce the number of credits in preliminary requirements.
Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions3 credits
Courses in Specialization    (31.5 credits)

Required Courses (19.5 credits)
Business Communication I1.5 credits
Real Estate Finance  



3 credits
Law of Real Estate Transactions and Land Use Regulations



3 credits
Real Estate Capital Markets3 credits
Real Estate Development3 credits
Advanced Real Estate Investment Analysis3 credits

   RES 9910

Analytical Skills for Real Estate Decision Making3 credits
Elective Courses (12 credits)

Choose four courses from:
Real Estate Valuation and Market Analysis3 credits

   RES 9901

Special Topics in Real Estate3 credits
Project Management and Construction3 credits
Real Estate Taxation  



3 credits
International Real Estate3 credits
Real Estate and Urban Economics**3 credits
Real Estate Entrepreneurship  



3 credits
Financial Decision Making3 credits
Economics of Urban Areas**3 credits

*Effective spring 2016.

**Either RES 9960 or ECO 9774 may be used to fulfill the specialization requirement, not both.

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