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  • Type: Private
  • Degree(s): Both


The Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate was established to provide outstanding academic and professional development opportunities to Villanova students in the field of real estate. The center supports faculty research and teaching, ensuring relevance in the curriculum through the incorporation of site visits, experiential learning projects, industry-standard tools, and the perspectives of industry experts.

The center offers an undergraduate co-major and minor in real estate—with real estate focused courses including investments, law, development, modeling, accounting, capital markets and economics—and a real estate specialization in the Villanova MBA program. The center also supports VSB’s student Real Estate Society.

The center connects and mobilizes the Villanova real estate community—through educational programs, thought leadership initiatives, and networking events—to expand the horizons of a new generation of real estate leaders and to generate vibrant conversations on issues facing the real estate industry.

Core Focus

Undergraduate co-major and minor in Real Estate

MBA- Specialization in Real Estate

Program Highlights

Some of the undergraduate co-major and minor in real estate classes include: Real Estate Investments, Advanced Real Estate Modeling, Capital Markets and Real Estate Development.

The MBA curriculum requires to take 15 credits of electives by taking 1.5 credit or 3 credit courses. Of those 15 credits, a minimum of 7.5 elective credits earn a specialization.


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