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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 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*

BUS 9551

Business Communication I1.5 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.

ACC 9110

Financial Accounting3 credits

STA 9708

Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions3 credits

Courses in Specialization    (30 credits)


RES 9776

Real Estate Finance  


FIN 9776


3 credits

RES 9790

Law of Real Estate Transactions and Land Use Regulations


LAW 9790


3 credits

RES 9850

Real Estate Capital Markets3 credits

RES 9860

Real Estate Development3 credits

RES 9900

Advanced Real Estate Investment Analysis3 credits

RES 9990

Real Estate Research and Project3 credits

Choose four courses from:

RES 9800

Real Estate Valuation and Market Analysis3 credits

RES 9910

Analytical Skills for Real Estate Decision Making3 credits

RES 9920

Project Management and Construction3 credits

RES 9930

Real Estate Taxation  


TAX 9930


3 credits

RES 9940

Real Estate Marketing3 credits

RES 9950

International Real Estate3 credits

RES 9960

Real Estate and Urban Economics**3 credits

RES 9980

Real Estate Entrepreneurship  


MGT 9875


3 credits

FIN 9770

Financial Decision Making3 credits

ECO 9774

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.