The real estate concentration is one of four active programs in the nation that satisfies the rigorous educational requirements of the Appraisal Institute's MAI designation. Students can satisfy most of the Appraisal Institute's education requirements by completing the concentration. This concentration emphasizes comprehensive education in related disciplines so that graduates' analytical skills and abilities to communicate with other professionals are greatly enhanced. Students may also fast track to the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) professional designation by completing the program.
All courses for the program are offered in the late afternoon and evening on the Monroe Park Campus. Classes typically meet once a week for 2 hours and 40 minutes per evening.
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A course in calculus (SCMA 212 or MATH 200) is a prerequisite for the M.S. in Business with a concentration in Real Estate. This prerequisite may be waived for students who present satisfactory equivalent preparation. Students are expected to enter the program with basic computing proficiency. Specific expectations will be provided by the Graduate Studies in Business Office. The M.S. in Business with a concentration in Real Estate also requires undergraduate prerequisite courses in principles of real estate and real estate appraisal.
The Master of Science in Business with a concentration in Real Estate includes four foundation courses that provide an introduction to the business disciplines. All or some of the foundation courses may be waived for students who have taken the equivalent undergraduate coursework. The Graduate Studies office can assist you in determining which foundation courses may be waived.
Program Curriculum Summary Sheet: MS in Business - Real Estate [PDF]