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  • Type: Public
  • Degree(s): Both


The USC Lusk Center for Real Estate seeks to advance real estate knowledge, inform business practice, and address timely issues that affect the real estate industry, the urban economy, and public policy.

The Lusk Center produces relevant real estate research, supports educational programs, and convenes professional forums that bring together academics, students, business executives, and community leaders.

Core Focus

Marshall School of Business
•Master of Business Administration (MBA)
•Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
•Ph.D. Program with specialization in Finance

Price School of Public Policy
•Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
•Bachelor of Science, Real Estate Development track
•Ph.D. Program in Urban Planning and Development

Viterbi School of Engineering
•Master of Construction Management (MCM)

Program Highlights

The USC Lusk Center for Real Estate:

•Advances real estate knowledge through innovative and pertinent multidisciplinary research on real estate and urban economics.
•Addresses critical and timely issues of markets, institutions, and policy.
•Convenes industry leaders, students, and faculty in seminars, workshops, symposia, and forums to examine the current state of the industry and to anticipate future industry opportunities and challenges.
•Supports the highest quality real estate degree and executive education programs that prepare both students and industry professionals alike for tomorrow's real estate environment.
-Marshall School of Business degrees include the Master in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in real estate and the undergraduate Program in Real Estate.
-Price School of Public Policy degrees include the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) and the undergraduate Real Estate Development track.
-Executive education programs include the Ross Minority Program in Real Estate (RMPIRE).


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