Real Estate Management (Adv Cert)
The Advanced Certificate in Real Estate Management provides the practical, real-world knowledge and professional skills needed to plan, manage, and optimize commercial real estate properties and corporate workspace for real estate owners, businesses, and third-party management firms. This graduate-level certificate focuses on management proposals and plans, market analysis, leases, operating and capital budgets, financial management, building systems and operations, health and safety issues, insurance considerations, local laws and codes, and tenant and capital improvement projects. This advanced certificate is a 12-credit program, with students completing a 9-credit core curriculum and then 3 credits of elective coursework.
Admission to the Advanced Certificate in Real Estate Management is selective. Requirements include superior performance in attaining a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and 1-2 years of related professional experience. Undergraduate backgrounds in business, economics, accounting, finance, architecture, engineering, mathematics, science, management, and/or the liberal arts are appropriate with the requisite work experience for admission.
Successful candidates must demonstrate strong writing skills with the ability to effectively communicate concepts and ideas subtly and succinctly. Basic verbal, quantitative, and communications skills will be assessed prior to matriculation, and any deficiencies corrected prior to beginning the program’s core courses. A GMAT/GRE is not required but may be submitted by students for consideration towards admissions. A resume and personal statement are also required.
The 9-credit core curriculum is designed to provide students with an in-depth mastery of the applied functional areas necessary to every real estate management professional’s success. The core leaves students with essential analysis, critical thinking, and decision-making skills while creating a common student experience that fosters teamwork and community. These essential, core academic disciplines include real estate financial analysis; debt and equity finance; market analysis; lease analysis; project and property management; building systems, operations, and maintenance; and risk management.
The 3-credit elective curriculum provides students the opportunity to focus on sectors of the real estate management industry that are consistent with their career pursuits. These areas include real estate accounting, law, financial modeling, sustainability, leadership, and construction project management.
|REAL 5002||Real Estate Finance||3|
|REAL 6009||Commercial Leasing||1.5|
|REAL 6011||Building Systems, Operations, and Maintenance||1.5|
|REAL 6013||Real Estate Management||3|
|Complete 3 elective credits from the list below.|
Real Estate Management Electives
Courses in this group have the REAM attribute.
|REAL 5004||Real Estate Accounting and Tax||3|
|REAL 5006||Real Estate Legal Concepts and Contracts||3|
|REAL 5008||Real Estate Economics and Market Analysis||3|
|REAL 5051||Advanced Construction Contracts, Claims, and Dispute Resolution||3|
|REAL 5052||Construction Financial Management||1.5|
|REAL 5054||Construction Cost Estimating and Bidding Strategies||1.5|
|REAL 5056||Construction Scheduling and Impact Analysis||1.5|
|REAL 5058||Pre-Construction Project Planning and Development||3|
|REAL 5060||Construction Project Delivery||3|
|REAL 5106||Real Estate Asset Management||3|
|REAL 6001||Real Estate Financial Modeling||1.5|
|REAL 6004||Adaptive Reuse and Sustainability||1.5|
|REAL 6006||Development Project Leadership, Management and Communications||1.5|
|REAL 6008||Affordable Housing||1.5|
|REAL 6021||Special Topics in Construction||1.5|
|REAL 6022||Special Topics in Real Estate||1.5|
|REAL 6051||Advanced Construction Methods and Materials||3|