Real Estate

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.

As a Real Estate major, you will strengthen your financial and analytical skills, including risk analysis, portfolio construction and management, cash flow analysis and investment strategy. You will gain an understanding of the organizational structure of financial institutions and the impact of financial markets on real estate. And you’ll obtain knowledge of how historical development of real estate impacts present and future development patterns.

DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago's financial and business community, 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.


Sample Courses:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Investment Theory and Practice
  • Planning and Public Policy
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Economics and Planning

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

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