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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

Students complete the MS in Real Estate by taking a minimum of 48 credit hours, normally 12 courses. Depending on the path selected for completing the quantitative requirement, several prerequisites may be required. Students may take either RE 798: Quantitative Methods and Analysis or FIN 555 to meet the program's quantitative requirement.  The prerequisite for RE 798: QUANTITATIVE METHODS and ANALYSIS is admission to the program.  However, students who wish to take FIN 555 must meet its prerequisites prior to enrollment, which include ACC 500, GSB 420 and ECO 555, or courses equivalent to these.

Required Courses (12 required courses)

Course Title Quarter Hours
RE 798SPECIAL TOPICS (Quantitative Methods and Analysis) 14
or FIN 555 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
RE 520URBAN PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY4
RE 521LEGAL ISSUES IN REAL ESTATE4
RE 525PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION4
RE 530REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT AND FINANCE4
RE 531REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MARKETS AND FINANCE4
RE 533REAL ESTATE MARKET ANALYSIS AND VALUATION4
RE 535INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT4
RE 570ADVANCED REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS WITH ARGUS4
RE 572STRUCTURING REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS4
RE 574MULTIFAMILY HOUSING POLICY AND FINANCE4
RE 576REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT4

​Degree Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.
  • Satisfactory completion of the 6 required courses and 6 approved elective courses such that at least 48 credit hours of applicable course work are completed toward the degree. Prerequisite courses are not approved for elective credit.
  • All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. After a lapse of six years a course is expired. An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the written approval of the director of the program or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.​

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