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  • Type: Public
  • Degree(s): Both


The UConn School of Business Center for Real Estate is ranked #1 in the nation for real estate research and is among the top 10 real estate program in the U.S. Its impressive academic credentials are matched by a strong emphasis on real-world problem solving. The Center draws from a staff with deep and diverse professional experience. They work with first-class analytical tools to spot trends and solve problems.

Core Focus

Bachelor's Degree Real Estate and Urban Economics Major
MBA Concentration in Real Estate
PhD Concentration in Real Estate Finance

Program Highlights

The objective of the baccalaureate program in Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is to provide students with a background of knowledge and a set of skills to enable them to compete successfully in the field of real estate. Emphasis is placed upon valuation; finance; market analysis; and real property law.

There are opportunities for students to conduct applied research to participate in the Real Estate Intern Program and to learn a variety of real estate computer programs.

The MBA with real estate concentration prepares students wishing to enter one of the many professional fields in real estate including investment analysis consulting financing brokerage appraisal development and corporate asset management. The concentration includes courses that cover real estate market analysis and information technology valuation and appraisal theory investment and portfolio management mortgage financing and the analysis of mortgage-backed securities.

All courses study how technology and the capital markets influence real estate markets and real estate decision-making.The Department of Finance allows doctoral students to specialize their skills in real estate.

The Ph.D. Program in Finance prepares students to conduct state-of-the-art research and to take faculty positions in business schools at leading universities


*This information is based on the school's 2017/2018 program and may not reflect changes, updates or deletions to the programs.