Established in 1918, the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University has a distinguished tradition of preparing business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs for successful careers. Today, it is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the greater Philadelphia region, and among the largest in the world with 6,500 students, 175 full-time faculty and more than 59,000 alumni. Accredited by AACSB International — Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — the Fox School offers BBA, BS, MBA, Executive MBA, International MBA, Online MBA, MBA/MS, MS and PhD programs on campuses throughout the region and around the world.
The real estate major is designed to provide an educational foundation for students interested in learning about real estate and real estate markets and/or pursuing careers in real estate. Traditional career paths include real estate investment and financial analysis, real estate financing and mortgage lending, real estate appraisal and valuation, property management, residential and commercial brokerage and marketing, and corporate real estate analysis.
Core competencies to be developed include the ability to analyze real estate investment opportunities from investor and lender perspectives, conduct asset and risk assessments and implement risk management strategies, understand the dynamics of real estate markets, and develop an understanding of the legal framework surrounding real estate ownership, title transfer, and the regulatory and legal requirements, including agency obligations, common in real estate transactions.
*This information is based on the school's 2016/2017 program and may not reflect changes, updates or deletions to the programs.