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Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate

Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate program was developed to prepare students to be leaders in real estate. Learn more about Georgetown University's MPS in Real Estate program below.

Official Program Name:

Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate

School Offering Program:

Georgetown University

Program Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate program at Georgetown University will need to demonstrate skills in communication and leadership as well as have a strong understanding of the real estate business in order to succeed. All applicants to Georgetown University graduate programs must have bachelor's degree from an accredited university; some programs may have additional admission requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate program at Georgetown University was developed to help students gain the knowledge and skills to become leaders in the real estate industry. It presents students with the foundations of real estate, such as law, accounting, finance, and markets. Students will also have the opportunity to learn how to analyze and evaluate real estate projects, synthesize data and documents, identify ethical issues, and balance risks and rewards. Students could explore ways to communicate, negotiate, and present ideas and solutions that meet the needs of clients as well as project goals. The program has four concentration options: real estate development, real estate finance, construction management, and global real estate.

Learning Format:

Online, on campus, or hybrid

Program Length:

33 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Georgetown University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate:

Students must complete 15 credits in foundation courses and six credits in core courses including a real estate capstone. The remaining credits are from concentration and elective courses; students can take up to two concentration, or choose none and take any four courses from any category to fulfill elective requirements. Degree and program information is subject to change; contact Georgetown University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (6 credits)

  • Ethics in Action
  • Capstone

Foundation Courses (15 credits)

  • Real Estate Fundamentals
  • Foundations of Real Estate Law
  • Foundations of Real Estate Finance
  • Foundations of Real Estate Markets
  • Foundation of Real Estate Accounting

Elective Courses (12 credits)

  • Students may choose one or two optional concentrations from categories:
    • Construction Real Estate (on campus only)
    • Global Real Estate (on campus only)
    • Real Estate Development
    • Real Estate Finance

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

The Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate program at Georgetown University might propel students into a doctoral program geared toward research and teaching, running your own real estate firm, or investing in commercial property. Students could work toward a doctorate in administration, finance, or urban development. Doctoral opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Doctor of Business Administration in Real Estate Development
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Real Estate
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

Career Paths:

Graduates from Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate program should also be able to demonstrate abilities in communication, negotiation, and problem solving concerning real estate. They might also have developed advanced skills in finance, data and project evaluation, and real estate law. They may be interested in the following career paths:

  • Real estate acquisition manager
  • Development associate
  • Lease administrator
  • Director of property management

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