In the Master of Science (MS) in Real Estate program, you will learn concepts and practices in real estate investment analysis and finance through a multidisciplinary curriculum that incorporates courses in real estate, marketing, law, public policy, geography and economics.

Whether you are a professional in real estate field looking to further your knowledge and skills in this industry, or are seeking a transition to the real estate field from another area, this degree will provide you with a strong foundation to prepare you for real estate industry leadership.
The MS in Real Estate program is designed for the student who has a bachelor’s degree, or who is has earned or is earning an MBA. 


The MS in Real Estate curriculum encompasses a wide range of courses that incorporate casework and teamwork, which will help you develop your communication and leadership skills.  You will develop detailed knowledge and skills in:
·         Real estate investment
·         Real estate finance
·         Real estate capital market and analysis
·         Real estate development
·         Real estate and market analysis
·         Real estate taxation

Career Outlook

The MS in Real Estate program provides mentorship, internship and networking opportunities that promote career-advancing engagement between students and the real estate industry.  You will be paired with a senior Chicago real estate executive with whom you will meet monthly.  This relationship will allow you to obtain an inside look at various aspects of the real estate industry from a seasoned professional.  You also will be encouraged to complete an internship and take part in activities and seminars outside the classroom, such as the Real Estate Center's continuing education courses and events.  These experiences provide students with industry contacts and knowledge that make them competitive in the real estate job market.

Required Courses 24 hours
Elective Courses 24 hours
  Total hours required   48 hours