Master of Real Estate Development | Curriculum and Degree Information
The Master of Real Estate Development program curriculum has been designed to meet the needs of full time students and working professionals.
The Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) Degree is offered both in-person and online and includes a series of three certificates that culminate with the addition of a 3-credit capstone course. Each certificate may also be completed independently, allowing students to advance their education at their own pace.
The certificates and related courses may be taken in any order, with the exception of the following: RED 610 Survey of Responsible Real Estate Development must be taken within the first 9 units of the program. Certificates can be taken independently of the degree but students are encouraged to apply for the degree within the first 9 units of study.
The MRED degree is comprised of three certificates plus RED 698 Professional Project for Real Estate Development:
Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development Analysis: focuses on the fundamentals of real estate development and the processes by which public and private sector decisions are made. Students will understand the historical development of real estate markets and the associated impacts on risk and return.
Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development Finance: focuses on the fundamentals finance in real estate development. Students will examine the capital markets and factors that shape the flow of funds into real estate investments.
Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development Practice: focuses on the fundamentals of real estate development implementation through an in‐depth analysis of development projects from project conception to final proposals. Students will be exposed to construction methods and project management within the development process, and the tools and methods utilized in the public and private sectors.
RED 698 Professional Project for Real Estate Development: provides an opportunity for MRED students to engage in a culminating experience involving a substantive project which demonstrates a synthesis of learning including broadly comprehensive knowledge of a disciple, its methods, and processes. The student will work under the direction of a faculty member in conjunction with members of the real estate community to identify a project, conduct analysis and synthesis, and to prepare a final report and presentation.
To see the complete list of courses with links to course descriptions, view the curriculum.