The Master of Science-Business: Real Estate and Urban Land Economics: Real Estate offers a one-year, intensive curriculum completed over two semesters. With an emphasis on commercial real estate skills and conceptual knowledge, you will gain the quantitative and analytical skills to make informed real estate decisions and apply coursework to real-world experiences.

Curriculum

The program requires completion of 30 credits: 17 credits of required courses and 13 credits of Wisconsin School of Business electives.

Required Courses

  • REAL EST 632 – Real Estate Excel Modeling (1 credit)
  • REAL EST 633 – Real Estate ARGUS Modeling (1 credit)
  • REAL EST 710 – Real Estate Finance (3 credits)
  • REAL EST 712 – Real Estate Law (3 credits)
    or REAL EST 640 – Real Estate Capital Markets (3 credits)
  • REAL EST 715 – Techniques of Real Estate Valuation (3 credits)
  • REAL EST/URB R PL 720 – Urban Economics (3 credits)
  • REAL EST 750 – Commercial Property Development (3 credits)

Elective Courses

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of real estate, students are eligible to take any graduate-level course offered by the Wisconsin School of Business, provided they meet the course prerequisites.

You may choose from the following courses to earn 13 additional credits. Other classes may be taken with advisor approval.

  • ACCT I S 603 – Financial Statement Analysis
  • CIV ENGR 498 – Construction Project Management
  • FINANCE 635 – Security Analysis
  • FINANCE 757 – Entrepreneurial Finance
  • GEN BUS 700 – Managerial Communication
  • MHR 728 – Bargaining, Negotiating, and Dispute Settlement for Managers
  • OTM 752 – Project Management
  • REAL EST 611 – Multifamily and Affordable Housing Development
  • REAL EST 651 – Green–Sustainable Development
  • REAL EST 661 – Real Estate Investment Analysis and Presentation
  • REAL EST/INTL BUS 730 – International Real Estate
  • REAL EST 740 – Real Estate Equity Investment
  • REAL EST 760 – Lawyering the Development Deal: A Practical Guide to Real Estate Law
  • REAL EST 770 – Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • REAL EST 799 – Reading and Research–Urban Land Economics
  • RMI 660 – Risk Analytics and Behavioral Science
  • URB R PL 601 – Site Planning
  • URB R PL/ENVIR ST 843 – Land Use Policy and Planning