• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Get the comprehensive - and versatile - experience you need in Kogod's Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program at American University Washington DC. You'll study both the financial and business aspects of the industry, equipping you with the hard and soft skills you need to excel as a real estate professional.

Overview

Throughout the Real Estate (MSRE) program at American University Washington DC, you’ll meet and work with prominent real estate associations.

Kogod students can network with major real estate groups throughout the greater Washington metropolitan area. MSRE students have gained experience working with National Association of Industrial and Office Professionals (NAIOP), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

You’ll attend networking events, site visits, and listen to guest speakers on campus. Past tours include The Wharf, City Market at O, and Cathedral Commons. The program also offers an annual trip to New York City, providing an inside-look into the real estate community in the Big Apple.

Career 

Our graduates work across all areas of the field, including commercial and international development; mortgage financing; and investment banking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Planning and Sustainability  
  • Real Property and Asset Management 
  • Real Estate Development  
  • Real Estate Transactions and Contracts  
  • Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Markets 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A current copy of your resume is required and must be uploaded in the supplemental items section of the online application. 
  • A statement of purpose is required for all graduate programs, including certificate programs, and can be completed on the application form. 
  • One letter of recommendation is required for the the MBA program and all MS programs. 
  • An interview is required for admission to the Full-time MBA and MS Marketing programs. 
  • A non-refundable fee of $100 USD is required. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1759 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1759 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1759 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1759 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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