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MS Degrees in Real Estate

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The MS in Real Estate

The MS Program in Real Estate delivers not only core business knowledge and management skills but also knowledge and technical training specific to the real estate industry. The result: Graduates are positioned for many varied and lucrative positions with real estate development firms, appraisal and consulting firms, accounting firms, insurance companies, pension funds, banks and financial institutions,investment banks, real estate investment trusts, mortgage security underwriters, commingled real estate funds, regulatory agencies, and firms with large real estate holdings.

Students who earn the MS degree in real estate complete a 30-credit curriculum consisting of 18 credits (6 courses) of required study and 12 credits (4 courses) of elective study.

The 30-credit MS Program in Real Estate is available as a Zicklin School Flex-Time Program, which allows candidates to take courses on either a part-time or full-time schedule, depending on their needs each semester.

MS students may transfer up to 8 credits (2 courses).  Certain conditions apply and requests are subject to approval by the Department of Real Estate and the Office of Graduate Academic Services.

Baruch plans to offer an executive version of the MS in real estate for leaders of real estate–related industries internationally. The curriculum below applies to both the MS and Executive MS Programs in Real Estate.

Preliminary Courses

Based on an applicant’s academic preparation, students may be required to take ACC 9110 Financial Accounting and/or STA 9708 Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions.

Required Courses (18 credits)



Credit
RES 9776/FIN 9776 Real Estate Finance 3
RES 9790/LAW 9790 Law of Real Estate Transactions and Land Use Regulations 3
RES 9850 Real Estate Capital Markets 3
RES 9860 Real Estate Development 3
RES 9900 Advanced Real Estate Investment Analysis 3
RES 9990 Real Estate Research and Project 3

Elective Courses (4 of the following for 12 credits):



Credit
RES 9800 Real Estate Valuation and Market Analysis 3
RES 9910 Analytical Skills for Real Estate Decision Making
3
RES 9920 Project Management and Construction 3
RES 9930 Real Estate Taxation 3
RES 9940 Real Estate Marketing 3
RES 9950 International Real Estate 3
RES 9960*
Real Estate and Urban Economics
3
RES 9980 Real Estate Entrepreneurship 3
ECO 9774* Economics of Urban Areas 3
FIN 9770 Financial Decision Making 3

 

*Only one of the ECO 9774 and RES 9960 can be used to fulfill the major requirements.Adam

"The MSRE program at Baruch College provided me with the knowledge and skill sets needed to jump start my career in the real estate industry. I would highly recommend this program to anyone who is seeking to begin a career in commerical real estate." - Adam Jacobs, Class of 2009

 

"The opportunities and knowledge I received extend beyond the Real Estate focused courses in areas such as finance, law, development, and research. The program also introduced me to well known professionals with a wealth of experience and accomplishments in the industry." - Pam Burke, Class of 2011

Roget

"The tools and knowledge that I took away from the classes and professors coupled with the impressive network of students substantially improved my abilities to seek out, analyze and acquire real estate investment opportunities." - Roget Lerner, Class of 2011

 

 

 

 

Contacts

For additional information, please contact:

Margo Weaker

Director, External Relations and Student Services
Phone: (646)660-6937
Email: margo.weaker@baruch.cuny.edu

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