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Real Estate Development Certificate

Real Estate Development Certificate

Real estate developers apply the principles of planning and design to create new projects in a variety of market sectors. This challenging field requires the developer to identify opportunities, analyze project financial feasibility, and implement projects from design through occupancy. The Real Estate Development Certificate introduces students to the fundamental concepts and skills needed to participate in this field. Students may also select courses in historic preservation, sustainable design or community development to focus their studies and be more knowledgeable in specific real estate markets.

Eligibility

The Real Estate Development Certificate offers on campus courses and is open to anyone interested in real estate development. Students can choose from a mix of onsite and online classes to complete the certificate. An undergraduate degree is recommended, but not required for enrollment in this certificate program. Courses in this program are taught at the graduate-level.

With this certificate, you can learn to become a real estate developer who can apply the principles of planning and design to create new projects in a variety of market sectors.

Requirements and Courses

The Real Estate Development Certificate program requires the completion of 9 credits—4.5 credits of required courses and 4.5 credits of elective courses. It is highly recommended that you begin with one or both of the required courses before moving on to the elective courses. 


You’ll take the same courses as students in the Master of Design Studies in Real Estate Development.

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