To inquire about this program:
Admission Office | 312-362-8300 ​

The Real Estate program will prepare you to work and excel in the real estate community at both the local and national levels, and to adapt to future changes in the industry. Because real estate professionals are required to understand a wide variety of professional business fields, the Real Estate program curriculum includes courses from many departments in the Driehaus College of Business.

As a Real Estate major, you will acquire:

  • A comprehensive body of knowledge that will strengthen your financial and analytical skills, including risk analysis, portfolio construction and management, cash flow analysis and investment strategy
  • An understanding of the organizational structure of financial institutions and the impact of financial markets on real estate
  • The ability to articulate a site development strategy
  • An understanding of the basic laws and regulations governing land use
  • Knowledge of how historical development of real estate impacts present and future development patterns
  • An understanding of how architectural and urban history provide insights into real estate analysis and valuation
As a Real Estate major, you may take courses in:
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Investment theory and practice
  • Planning and public policy
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Real estate analysis
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate law
  • Sustainable development
  • Urban economics
  • Urban planning
DePaul’s Real Estate Center is a leading place for professional real estate education in the Midwest. An active network of students and alumni, members of public institutions, private real estate firms, scholars and executives also participate in events held by The Real Estate Center, allowing you to build relationships with industry professionals. 

Internship Possibilities

  • Argianas & Associates
  • BJB Partners
  • Buzzer Real Estate Inc.
  • Cambridge Realty
  • Capital Companies
  • Edwards Investments
  • Federal Auctions and Brokerage
  • Hansen Realty
  • J. Patrick Realty
  • JAB Real Estate
  • Mesirow Financial
  • PLS Services
  • Progressive Financial Network
  • RECI

What can you do with this degree?

  • Acquisitions
  • Asset management
  • Construction management
  • Corporate financing
  • Finance
  • Financial analysis
  • Leasing management
  • Marketing management
  • Mortgage financing
  • Mortgage origination
  • Operations management
  • Project management
  • Property management
  • Real estate development