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  • Type: Public
  • Degree(s): Both


The Department of Real Estate at Georgia State University within the J. Mack Robinson College of Business prepares professionals to deal in land assets as investors, brokers, appraisers, analysts, financiers or developers. Such dealings require substantial awareness of the community’s political and economic characteristics plus a thorough knowledge of the economics involved in each investment situation, and our programs help you gain that knowledge and understanding. The department is one of the largest real estate units in the country. They have more real estate faculty, courses, degrees and programs than any other college of business.

Core Focus

Undergraduate Minor in Real Estate
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Major in Real Estate
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Concentration in Real Estate
Master of Science (MS) in Real Estate
Doctorate in Real Estate (Ph.D.)
Certificate in Real Estate

Program Highlights

Students obtaining an undergraduate degree at GSU may be able to obtain a minor in Real Estate. The minor gives students exposure to the core areas of real estate principles, finance, investment and development.

They graduate program features an M.S.R.E. as its core graduate degree, offering students a specialized program that taps the full dimensionality of knowledge necessary to function in entrepreneurial and leadership positions in the dynamic real estate industry. Or students with a strong interest in real estate, but with less of a need to master the full depth of the discipline, the department also offers a real estate major within the broader MBA program.

Students can also minor in real estate, complementing their general MBA. The Concentration in Real Estate introduces MBAs to the major elements of the overall real estate discipline providing students with a general familiarity with real estate concepts.

The Ph.D. in Real Estate is designed to prepare students for an academic career in real estate, blending a solid understanding of real estate fundamentals and theory, with research skills necessary to provide industry leadership that helps advance the discipline in a meaningful way.

For non-degree seeking students who are interested in the subject matter more than in a degree, a Certificate in Real Estate offers a formal introduction to the overall real estate process.


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