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For additional program information see the Zicklin School website

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 (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.


English Language Proficiency*
Students who completed their undergraduate education in a non-English speaking country will be required to take non-credit bearing modules in Grammar Troubleshooting and American English Pronunciation offered by the Division of Continuing and Professional Studies. These modules may be waived based on a waiver exam. The modules are not required for students who completed a four-year degree in an English-speaking country
Preliminary Courses    (6 credits)
Students with appropriate academic preparation will be able to reduce the number of credits in preliminary requirements.
Financial Reporting3 credits
Managerial Statistics3 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
Real Estate Research and Project3 credits
Elective Courses (12 credits)

Choose four courses from:
Real Estate Valuation and Market Analysis3 credits
Analytical Skills for Real Estate Decision Making3 credits
Project Management and Construction3 credits
Real Estate Taxation  



3 credits
Real Estate Marketing3 credits
International Real Estate3 credits
Real Estate and Urban Economics3 credits
Real Estate Entrepreneurship  



3 credits
Corporate Finance3 credits
Economics of Urban Areas3 credits

*Effective for all MS-Real Estate students admitted in spring 2016 or later. Students admitted prior to spring 2016 should consult their preliminary course evaluation and/ or waiver exam results, since other requirements and conditions may apply.

** Formerly ACC 9110 Financial Accounting; new course title effective Spring 2017.

*** Formerly STA 9708 Applied Statistics Analysis for Business Decision; new course title effective Spring 2017.

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

++Formerly FIN 9770 Financial Decision Making; new course title effective Spring 2017.


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