Zicklin’s Master’s in Real Estate gives students the analytical and financial background necessary to succeed in the business of real estate. The program leverages its business relationships and industry-expert faculty to bring the New York real estate industry to the classroom.
Our top-ranking MS in Real Estate positions you for successful careers in real estate and finance.
|Real Estate Department||Student Resources & Scholarships|
About Our Curriculum
Building from a foundation in real estate finance, investment, and analysis, our rigorous curriculum spans the essentials of development and law. Students can focus their expertise by customizing their learning with advanced topics and technical training.
- Average completion is 3 – 4 semesters
- Exposure to the New York Real Estate Community through mentoring programs, career panels, conferences, and other career-focused events
- Scholarships available
Visa Extension for STEM International Students
The MS in Real Estate conforms to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program that qualifies eligible international graduates on student visas for an optional practical training extension of 24-months. Find out more here.
Application deadlines and other important information may be found at the Zicklin Graduate Admissions page
For additional information about the MS in Real Estate program, please contact Ms. Margo Weaker:
Director, External Relations and Student Services
Phone: (646) 660-6937
Preliminary Courses (3 credits)
|Students with appropriate academic preparation will be able to reduce the number of credits in preliminary requirements.|
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
|FIN 9770||Corporate Finance||3|
FIN 9770 is waived based on 3-credits of prior course work in financial management, corporate finance, introduction to finance, finance fundamentals, real estate finance, or investments with a B- or better.
Total credits will range from 31.5 (no preliminary courses required) to 34.5 (all preliminary courses required).
This curriculum is effective for students entering in Spring 2022. Students who entered prior to Spring 2022 should review the Graduate Bulletin or contact a program advisor to confirm their degree requirements.
Courses in Specialization (31.5 credits)
Required Courses (19.5 credits)
|BUS 9551||Business Communication I||1.5|
|RES 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 9910||Analytical Skills for Real Estate Decision Making||3|
Elective Courses (12 credits)
|Choose four courses from the following:|
|ECO 9774*||Economics of Urban Areas||3|
|RES 9800||Real Estate Valuation and Market Analysis||3|
|RES 9901||Special Topics in Real Estate||3|
|RES 9920||Project Management and Construction||3|
|RES 9930 (TAX 9930)||Real Estate Taxation||3|
|RES 9950||International Real Estate||3|
|RES 9960*||Real Estate and Urban Economics||3|
|RES 9980 (MGT 9875)||Real Estate Entrepreneurship||3|
*Either RES 9960 or ECO 9774 may be used to fulfill the specialization requirement, not both.