Certificate in real estate

The certificate in real estate is geared toward working professionals — especially those with liberal arts degrees — looking for advanced study in real estate. Our program offers a highly focused curriculum with no undergraduate course prerequisites.


The certificate requires 12 credit hours beyond a bachelor’s degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0. All courses are offered in an online asynchronous format. To qualify for admission, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Work experience is preferred. Certificate courses may be counted toward the Evening MBA flexible format or the Master of Science in Business with a concentration in finance for graduates that wish to pursue a master's degree in the future.

Fall semester

FIRE 615 - Foundations in Real Estate

FIRE 658 - Real Estate Finance and Investments

Spring semester

FIRE 627 - Real Estate Development

FIRE 630 - Real Estate Valuation

Career opportunities

  • Careers in the field:
    • Associate broker
    • Portfolio manager
  • Alumni employers include: