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Real Estate: Opportunities in Finance, Development and More

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Real estate, the largest asset class in the world, yields a wide range of opportunities in development, finance and marketing.

The Real Estate specialization is geared towards students in the MA and MBA programs.  It can be completed with a minimum of 16 credits over the course of two years. Students who choose not to specialize, but who are interested in the subject, will also benefit from the broader set of course offerings that result from this program. 

In light of the rigorous prerequisites and sequencing of courses, it is recommended that students plan ahead and complete course work over two years rather than one. If you have any questions about scheduling, contact your program advisor.

An option for MA and MBA students.

Careers in Real Estate

Explore careers in real estate, companies recruiting Brandeis IBS students, and profiles of our alumni working in the fields of capital markets, financial analysis, development, market research and leasing, and urban planning.

Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty consists of a former Chief Credit Officer of a multinational bank, a Senior Real Estate Economist, a regional developer of retail and multifamily housing, and a seasoned investment professional.


Learn more about the requirements for earning a specialization in real estate, including foundational courses and electives.