College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance & Real Estate > Graduate Programs > Real Estate (MS)
The Master of Science in Real Estate equips you with the skills necessary to help you launch your career in real estate investment analysis and finance. Whether you’re a career changer or you already work in the industry and want to deepen your skills, the MS in Real Estate gives you a strong foundation for real estate industry leadership by immersing you in real-world projects with real Chicago companies.
Chicago’s rapidly developing real estate landscape is your classroom. You will be paired with a senior Chicago real estate executive who will give you an inside look at various aspects of the real estate industry, and you’ll have the opportunity to participate in professional internships and seminars.
Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.
You’ll take six required real estate courses and six electives.
of Real Estate master’s degree graduates were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation.
The average salary for Real Estate graduates was $80,000.
Courses are taught by faculty who have influenced the real estate industry from a national perspective. Charlie Wurtzebach, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Real Estate and Douglas & Cynthia and Crocker Endowed Director of the Real Estate Center. He previously served as managing director and property chief investment officer of Henderson Global Investors (North America) Inc. At DePaul, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from him.
“What I liked about DePaul’s program was the fact that it was focused on real estate and real estate only. ... DePaul has some of the best faculty in the country, an enormous alumni group and a well-recognized degree, so you can be confident when you graduate from the school that the degree actually means something.”
Graduates of DePaul’s MS in Real Estate hold high-level positions in both local and international real estate firms. As a graduate of the Real Estate program, you join one of the most well-respected real estate alumni networks in Chicago and beyond.
Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Students in the real estate program are also eligible for numerous industry-sponsored scholarships. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.
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