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Advanced Certificate in Real Estate Development Curriculum

The Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development is a 15-credit program that may be taken on a part-or full-time basis.


  • The Real Estate Development Process (3 credits)
  • The Real Estate Development Feasibility Study (3 credits)
  • Real Estate Asset Management (3 credits)

Students select elective courses that total an additional 6 credits:

  • Land Use Law (1.5 credits)
  • Adaptive Reuse and Sustainability (1.5 credits)
  • Development Project Leadership, Management and Communications (1.5 credits)
  • Affordable Housing (1.5 credits)
  • Development Project Finance (1.5 credits)
  • Special Topics 1.5-credit courses offered on a rotational basis include:
    • Real Estate Financial Modeling Case Studies 
    • Financial Modeling with Argus Enterprise  
    • The C-Suite Perspective: A View From The Top
    • Commercial Leasing 
    • Planning and Design 
    • Hotel Development and Finance
  • Internship (requires advisor pre-approval) (1.5 credits)

Tuition is $1,385 per credit. There is a $60 application fee, which may be waived if you are a current student or alumnus in Fordham’s Real Estate Institute.