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  • Type: Private
  • Degree(s): Graduate


A MS in Real Estate Development degree offers you:

• A carefully designed master of real estate development curriculum providing the practical skills needed to understand, structure and lead successful real estate development projects.
• A cross-disciplinary masters degree drawing on the expertise of faculty members within the School of Business, Volgenau School of Engineering, and Schar School of Policy and Government
• A rich environment within which to study real estate development (including on-site case studies of major projects throughout the National Capital Region, classroom meetings with accomplished real estate professionals, and workshops with leading regional development practitioners)
• A forum for professional development presenting you with unique opportunities to connect with the Northern Virginia–metropolitan Washington, D.C. real estate development community through Mason's Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship.

Core Focus

Master of Science in Real Estate Development

Program Highlights

The MS in Real Estate Development provides you with the developer's perspective on relevant issues including civil engineering, finance, and public policy and prepares you to take a leading role. The program features: Full- or part-time program options; Cross-disciplinary program with business, policy, and engineering schools; Fall or spring start date.

Applicants are experienced real estate industry professionals looking to expand expertise in real estate development, finance, public policy, sustainability, and construction management. Students start in the fall or spring at our Arlington campus and complete the degree in 18-36 months. Classes are typically scheduled during the evening.


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