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 30-credit curriculum consisting of 18 credits (6 courses) of required study and 12 credits (4 courses) of elective study. The 30-credit MS Program in Real Estate is available as a Zicklin School flex-time program, which allows candidates to 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.
|Required for all MS Students*|
|Business Communication I||1.5 credits|
|Program specific, 1.5 credit equivalent business communication instruction approved by the Graduate Curriculum Committee.|
Preliminary Courses (6 credits)Students with appropriate academic preparation will be able to reduce the number of credits in preliminary requirements.
|Financial Accounting||3 credits|
|Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions||3 credits|
Courses in Specialization (30 credits)Required
|Real Estate Finance |
|Law of Real Estate Transactions and Land Use Regulations|
|Real Estate Capital Markets||3 credits|
|Real Estate Development||3 credits|
|Advanced Real Estate Investment Analysis||3 credits|
|Real Estate Research and Project||3 credits|
Choose four courses from:
|Real Estate Valuation and Market Analysis||3 credits|
|Analytical Skills for Real Estate Decision Making||3 credits|
|Project Management and Construction||3 credits|
|Real Estate Taxation |
|Real Estate Marketing||3 credits|
|International Real Estate||3 credits|
|Real Estate and Urban Economics**||3 credits|
|Real Estate Entrepreneurship |
|Financial Decision Making||3 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.