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M.S. in Real Estate

The M.S.-Business: Real Estate and Urban Land Economics: Real Estate prepares you to handle the complexities of commercial real estate transactions. With support from the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate, you will gain knowledge and make industry connections to pursue the real estate career path of your choice. Our applied learning opportunities provide hands-on experience working on real-world projects in the community.

This M.S. program at the Wisconsin School of Business is delivered by the same faculty who have earned a #2 national ranking for the undergraduate program in real estate. In this one-year program, you will gain skill and knowledge in these areas:

  • Appraising and assessment
  • Brokerage
  • Development
  • Leasing
  • Real estate construction
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate investment
  • Urban planning
  • Valuation

Upcoming Admissions Events

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Please join the admissions team at an upcoming information session to learn more about the application process and understand how you can become a competitive candidate for admission.

Location Date Time Description
Grainger Hall, Room 1295 Feb. 4, 2019 5:30–6:30 p.m. M.S. Information Session
Grainger Hall, Room 2339 Feb. 19, 2019 5:30–6:30 p.m. M.S. Information Session
Grainger Hall, Room 1295 Mar. 11, 2019 5:30–6:30 p.m. M.S. Information Session
Grainger Hall, Room 1295 Mar. 27, 2019 5:30–6:30 p.m. M.S. Information Session

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Career Opportunities

The demand for rigorously trained real estate professionals is strong and likely to grow. Real estate investment and development activities are expected to increase as changes in population, demographics, and work/lifestyles require innovation. The M.S. in Real Estate will position you to meet employers’ needs in this multi-faceted industry. Graduates may find work in several areas of the industry such as:

  • Acquisitions
  • Asset management
  • Development
  • Leasing and sales
  • Lending
  • Research
  • Valuation

Common job titles for graduates with this degree:

  • Acquisitions Analyst/Associate
  • Appraisal Analyst/Associate
  • Development Analyst/Associate
  • Financial Analyst/Associate
  • Real Estate Investment Analyst/Associate
  • Transaction Real Estate Analyst/Associate

Companies that hire real estate professionals:

  • Dominium
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Northwestern Mutual Real Estate
  • NorthMarq Capital
  • Wells Fargo

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