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Real Estate Investment Graduate Certificate

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    No Application Required

  • Format

    Online and On Campus Options

  • Average Course Tuition

    $3,100

  • Courses

    4

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Develop practical, real-world knowledge and skills for investing in real estate.

Hands-on experience creating financial models, analyzing cash flows, determining values, and measuring economic returns of real estate investments.

What You'll Learn

  • Insight on various investment opportunities through an understanding of land uses; the forces that drive property values; the life cycles of buildings and neighborhoods; how cities develop and change over time, and the real estate cycle.
  • Hands-on experience creating financial models, analyzing cash flows, determining values, and measuring economic returns of real estate investments.
  • Understanding of investment capital through a variety of debt and equity partnership structures.
  • Knowledge of the tools of investment strategy, decision-making, risk mitigation, and enterprise management.

Our Community at a Glance

Going back to school doesn’t have to mean putting your life on hold. We’ve designed our courses and certificates to give you the flexibility to pace your studies to fit your schedule.

  • 36

    Average Age

  • 83%

    Working Full Time

  • 29%

    Students Outside the U.S.

  • 1.5 years

    Average Time to Complete

Earning Your Certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete the four certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Learn more about pursuing a certificate and the process of requesting your certificate.

Certificate Courses

The professional graduate certificate in Real Estate Investment requires four courses:

  • Principles of Real Estate (required course)
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment (required course)
  • Real Estate Enterprise Management OR Real Estate Development (select one)
  • Electives (choose one course from select group)

Ready to take the next step?

You can enroll in your first course in the fall, spring, or summer. See the schedules in the academic calendar.

Search For Courses

To find courses that apply toward the certificate use DCE Course Search and Registration:

  • Under Search Classes, scroll to Browse by Degree, Certificate, or Premedical Program.
  • Select Graduate Certificates.
  • Choose Real Estate Investment Graduate Certificate to explore program courses.

Cost

Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.

Our Tuition (2021–22 rate) $3,100 per 4-credit course ($775 per credit)
Average Tuition of Peer Institutions $5,476 per course
Average Total Cost $12,400