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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 SPECIAL TOPICS: Quantitative Methods and Analysis or FIN 555 to meet the program's quantitative requirement.  The prerequisite for RE 798 SPECIAL TOPICS: 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)

​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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