The Institute offers an undergraduate Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration in Real Estate and two graduate degree programs, a Master of Science in Real Estate and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Real Estate. These degree programs offer specialized classes and an inter-disciplinary approach combining urban economics with "hands-on" real estate learning. The Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program gives real estate professionals the opportunity to receive a maximum of 12 graduate semester hours for a current professional certification in the real estate industry.
The Institute also offers two graduate certificate programs – Real Estate Finance and Investment and Real Estate Development. These certificates offer focused knowledge in their respective disciplines using the “hands-on” and “industry-knowledge”-based learning represented in all of the departments courses.
The Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate appreciates the support of the real estate industry as it prepares the next generations of real estate professionals. With your support, the Institute can continue to develop top talent in Chicago that can become valuable contributors to your team, assure that its educational offerings are accessible to all by offering financial support to its students, and promote your support of progressive higher education.
On September 29, the institute hosted its 21st annual gala and honored Lori Healy, SVP-Development, Obama Foundation. Lori’s distinguished career in real estate on both the private and public sector sides positioned her perfectly to lead the development of The Obama Presidential Library, which is under construction in the Hyde Park community of Chicago.
The Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate supports the education of its students and the continued success of its alumni through its numerous programs and resources.
Established in 2002 to bring real estate education to Chicago, the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate has supported The Chicago School of Real Estate faculty, students and leaders of the real estate industry as it prepares the next generations of real estate industry professionals. The programs overseen by the Institute have graduated more than 325 students as of 2018.