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  • Type: Public
  • Degree(s): Both


The Real Estate Program, which began in the early 1960s, is recognized as one of the finest in the nation. The program has long been ranked in the top five of the U.S. News annual rankings and no other real estate program in the Southeast is ranked as high as Terry’s.

-Curriculum: Strong reputation for providing a quality educational experience with a rigorous academic curriculum and hands-on experience.

-Faculty: Houses one of the premier academic journals in real estate and our faculty are among the top publishers in real estate journals nationwide.

-Internship: The program maintains a very active internship program and job placement service, with more than 60 full-time positions being offered to students annually.

Core Focus

Bachelor of Business Administration - Real Estate
MBA - Real Estate
PhD - Real Estate

Program Highlights

Bachelor of Business Administration-Real Estate:

The program has a strong reputation for the quality of the educational experience. A rigorous academic curriculum, coupled with the hands-on experience students gain through Terry’s internship program, gives graduates a definite edge in this increasingly competitive job market.

Topics covered include: Real estate development, investment, finance, valuation and real estate law

MBA with concentration in Real Estate:

The real estate sequence is designed to improve an individual’s ability to make real estate acquisition, management, and disposition decisions. The study of real estate is divided into the areas of real estate analysis and real estate practice.

Topics in these broad areas include: cash flow analysis, the role of real estate in increasing shareholder value, site selection, financing alternatives, control and disposition, negotiations, mortgage financing, mortgage-backed securities, valuation techniques and problems and computer methods of valuation

PhD in Real Estate:

Emphasizes intensive training in real estate, economics, econometrics, and finance with the goal of producing research-oriented PhD graduates, while at the same time providing a comprehensive teaching experience


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