The Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) curriculum offers real estate-specific knowledge, exposure to related disciplines, and specific skill building.
The program may be completed full time within one calendar year or part-time within two years.
The MSRE program requires completion of 30 credit hours composed of 18 credit hours of required core course and 12 credit hours of electives.
Today's market is focused on the global and financial aspects of real estate. Kogod's faculty and Real Estate Advisory Council are dedicated to keeping the MSRE curriculum current and useful by closely tracking the changing industry regulations, money markets, as well as political influences.
Underwriting and the financial modeling process (ARGUS and Excel) are taught in Kogod's state-of-the-art Financial Services and Information Technology Lab.
Kogod is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Fast-Track School. CCIM is a high distinction in the commercial and investment real estate industry. As a Fast-Track School, students satisfy three of the four CCIM course requirements at Kogod.
Unique to the MSRE, the core curriculum focuses on multiple areas and components of the industry.
Real Estate Principles and Investments
Real Property and Asset Management
Real Estate Development
Real Estate Transactions and Contracts
Urban Planning and Sustainability
Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Markets
Students may choose to focus their degree with a real estate or finance track.
For the real estate business track: Any four (4) from among all the courses listed below may be taken.
For the finance track: Financial Management and an additional 3 courses in bold below must be taken*.
Taxation of Real Estate Transactions
Taxation of Pass Through Entities
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Corporate Valuation and Financial Strategy
Derivatives and Risk Management
Financial Statement Analysis
Fixed Income Analysis
Special Topics in Finance
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Fundamentals of Marketing
Special Topics in Management
Design and LEED
Environment and Politics