MS Real Estate Experience a high-value real estate program in the nation's capital.

Get the comprehensive and versatile experience you need in Kogod's Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program. You'll study both the financial and business aspects of the industry, equipping you with the hard and soft skills you need to excel as a real estate professional.

Our graduates work across all areas of the field, including commercial and international development, mortgage financing, and investment banking.


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Throughout the program, you’ll meet and work with prominent real estate associations.

Kogod students can network with major real estate groups throughout the greater Washington metropolitan area. MSRE students have gained experience working with the National Association of Industrial and Office Professionals (NAIOP), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

You’ll attend networking events, site visits, and listen to guest speakers on campus. Past tours include The Wharf, City Market at O, and Cathedral Commons. The program also offers an annual trip to New York City, providing an inside-look at the real estate community in the Big Apple.

MS Real Estate Overview


Graduate students discuss how the MSRE program has impacted them.

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Emily Heppen
MS Real Estate

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A Practice-Based and Customizable Curriculum

Our Washington, DC location gives you direct access to modern urban development.

Experience real estate from all perspectives and pursue coursework based on your intended career.

The core curriculum offers cutting-edge training in underwriting and financial modeling, financial analysis, and urban planning and sustainability, including LEED certification. Faculty provide instruction in Argus, CoStar, Bloomberg, and other industry-specific software. 

You may take electives in finance or other relevant areas of interest in the business school, offering the flexibility to customize your degree based on your intended career track.

Frequently Asked Questions

The MS Real Estate program can be completed on a full or part-time basis. Full-time students graduate within 12 months; part-time in 24 months.

The program is 30 credit hours total, 9 of which are electives. Entry is permitted in the fall or spring semesters.

Learn more about the full degree requirements.

All applicants, including international applicants, are considered for merit scholarships during the application review process; a separate application is not required for consideration. There is a question on the application that asks you to confirm if you would like to be considered for scholarship. Please answer 'yes' to this question to be considered. 

Please Note: The answer to this question will not impact your admissions decision. Typically only students who are otherwise funded from an employer or government agency would decline scholarship consideration. 

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