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Master of Science in Real Estate

Roosevelt University offers two master level programs in real estate: a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate and a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE).

Real Estate students benefit from the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate which supports them through guest lecturers, mentors, job networking and industry events. The Institute operates the Urban Retail Properties Professional Development and Research Center.

About the Program

The MSRE graduate degree program is designed for those seeking to either enter or enhance careers in the Real Estate profession.  It is a specialized degree tailored to enhance a student's knowledge of the industry with a more expanded number of real estate courses versus the MBA program (seven versus four real estate courses).

The curriculum provides the academic and practical knowledge necessary to achieve success in real estate development, management, finance, research, and project planning.  Specialized classes and an interdisciplinary approach combine urban economics with practical real estate applications.  This program attracts individuals throughout the real estate industry such as residential and commercial sales profesionals, architects, construction managers, lenders, attorneys, property managers, planners, consultants, and developers.

Core Courses

Students within the 31-semester hour program will take seven real estate courses.  The entire program consists of two real estate core courses, four business courses and five real estate electives. 

The MSRE core courses are:

The one credit hour orientation course and five core courses allow five elective courses in real estate

Electives - Selection of five electives from the following list:

For the most updated information on the real estate course listings & changes each semester, please review the schedule of classes section on the RU website.

Contact Us

Jon B. DeVries
Director - Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate

425 S. Wabash Avenue, WB 1210
Chicago, Illinois 60605
(312) 281-3358