18 months
976 USD/credit 23424 USD/year
976 USD/credit 23424 USD/year
849 USD/credit 20376 USD/year
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Gain the critical skills, leadership capacity, and entrepreneurial spirit necessary to lead the responsible development of vibrant, livable communities with our master of science in Real Estate Development from George Mason University. 

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Whether you are in the early stages of your career or have years of experience under your belt, our Real Estate Development program at George Mason University prepares you for key positions in real estate investment and development. 

Key Features 

  • From day one, you will see how your professors’ real-world industry expertise enriches your classroom experience. 
  • Our faculty members go beyond their teaching responsibilities and serve as mentors to promote your professional growth. 
  • Our interactive class structure encourages you to contribute your own personal experiences while acquiring new perspectives from your classmates.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Policy and Planning of the Built Environment
  • Brokerage and Market Analysis
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • The Development Process
  • Law and Entitlements
  • Design and Construction

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a US institution of higher education accredited by one of the organizations found on the following list or international equivalent.
  • Two years of professional work experience preferred, but not required 
  • If you are in the industry, tell us about your career and goals, and if you are not in the industry explain your goals for how you want to get into the industry and your plans

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 976 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    23424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 976 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    20376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 849 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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