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BA in Real Estate Studies

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate program is designed to help students gain an understanding of real estate principles and practices in addition to related business disciplines as they prepare for a career in this field. Learn more about this online bachelor's program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate program should have strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

The curriculum of the Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate program at the Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢ at Ashford University combines a fundamental education in real estate sales, assessment, and management with the study of basic business practices such as accounting and business law. Required courses provide students the opportunity to study real estate terminology, contracts, listing agreements, broker responsibilities, real estate markets, property management practices, property value determination, zoning laws, and residential and commercial listing and sales processes. Other coursework addresses accounting, statistics, management practices, marketing, business law, and ethics. It should be noted that completion of this program does not guarantee qualification to take state licensing or certification exams. As a student in a Forbes School of Business & Technology program, you will also have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as online speaker series and webinars featuring business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credit hours.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • MGT 330:Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • PHI 445: Personal and Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • BUS 308: Statistics for Managers (3 credits)
  • RES 301: Principles of Real Estate (3 credits)
  • RES 325: Real Estate Practice (3 credits)
  • RES 327: Real Estate Economics (3 credits)
  • BUS 330: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • RES 334: Real Estate Finance (3 credits)
  • RES 345: Legal Aspects of Real Estate (3 credits)
  • RES 429: Property Management (3 credits)
  • RES 431: Commercial Real Estate Investment (3 credits)
  • RES 450: Real Estate Appraisal (3 credits)
  • RES 497: Strategic Management of the Real Estate Enterprise (3 credits)

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate program could seek employment in various professional settings, including real estate offices, mortgage companies, property management firms, or property appraisal offices. They could be responsible for listing and showing residential or commercial properties, underwriting, property assessment, or assisting buyers with mortgage paperwork. Note that in most states some positions require graduates to obtain necessary licensure.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Mortgage broker
  • Property manager
  • Real estate sales agent
  • Property appraiser
  • Commercial leasing manager
  • Escrow officer
  • Title insurance officer
  • Real estate investment analyst
  • Community association manager
  • Homeowner's insurance claims adjuster / investigator

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/