AcademicsFinance, Insurance and Real EstateM.S. in business, concentration in real estate

Our master’s program is one of only four in the nation that satisfies the rigorous educational requirements of the Appraisal Institute's MAI designation. We provide a comprehensive education in related disciplines, which greatly enhances our graduates’ analytical skills and abilities to communicate with other professionals. By completing this program, you can also fast track to the Certified Commercial Investment Member professional designation.


This program requires basic computing proficiency and previous coursework in calculus or equivalent experience. We also require undergraduate prerequisite courses in principles of real estate and real estate appraisal.

Courses are available in the late afternoon or evening, and the degree can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Program and degree requirements


Career opportunities

  • Alumni employers include:
    • Capital One
    • Ryan Homes
    • PNC
    • Various REITs
    • MassMutual
  • Careers in the field:
    • Real estate appraisers
    • Real estate valuation analysts
    • Project managers
    • Asset management coordinators
    • Acquisitions analysts