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  • Type: Public
  • Degree(s): Both


The program in Risk Management and Insurance and Real Estate Program are each one of the oldest and largest programs in the nation, and both programs consistently secure top spots among the nation’s universities. Close interaction among students, faculty members, alumni and the business community continues to be a hallmark of their programs. Courses in business law are also offered through the department to all business students. Advanced and specialized business law courses are available to students wanting a more comprehensive knowledge in fields such as accounting, finance, insurance and real estate.

Core Focus

Bachelors Degree in Real Estate
MBA with Real Estate Finance Concentration (multiple formats)
Advanced Studies in Real Estate Development
Doctoral Programs in Real Estate

Program Highlights

Housed in the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies, the Real Estate undergraduate program offers a comprehensive curriculum that serves as a foundation for students seeking employment in real estate related enterprises. The primary objective of the program is to provide students with the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to enter the real estate industry. More specifically, the program aims to equip students for entry-level positions in mortgage banking and institutional lending, real estate brokerage and leasing, appraisal and investment consulting, real estate investment and development activities, corporate real estate and real estate positions within government agencies.

The Florida State Master of Business Administration (MBA) will equip you with the skills, expertise and professional network needed to advance in today’s fast-paced business world. Their program is designed for highly motivated individuals seeking a competitive edge. Their MBA courses are taught by renowned College of Business faculty members who provide students with individualized attention. Their location in the state capital offers unparalleled access to top industry policymakers and regulators. They take pride in their innovative curriculum, the strength of their alumni network and excellent career placement efforts. Florida State MBA graduates secure positions at top corporations that include Accenture, EY, Deutsche Bank, Gartner, CSX and Harris Corp.


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