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Joint MSRE/Graduate Certificate


Add an area of focus to your master's degree that can help you stand out to future employers.

Further your academic and career objectives by pursuing a master's degree and a graduate certificate concentration simultaneously from Fordham’s Real Estate Institute. Graduate Certificates in Real Estate Finance and Real Estate Development provide added specialized course work in their respective areas.

Program Advantages

  • Add a specialization to your master’s degree to showcase career-specific skills that meet your professional goals
  • Just add six additional credits to your MSRE and gain skills in a related subject that complements your degree
  • Save time and money due to credit sharing between the MSRE and a graduate certificate program
  • Take courses in-person or online

Joint Status Requirement

  • MSRE students must declare their intention to complete the additional graduate certificate before they are conferred the MSRE degree

Courses in the Real Estate Finance Specialization

Required courses: 

  • Real Estate Finance REAL5002
  • Real Estate Structures and Capital Markets REAL5010
  • Real Estate Valuation and Investment Analysis REAL5012
  • Real Estate Credit Analysis and Underwriting REAL5108

In addition, choose two of the following elective courses to complete your Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance:

  • Real Estate Financial Modeling REAL6001
  • Private Equity REAL6003
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities REAL6005
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts REAL6007
  • Data Analytics and Technology REAL6018
  • Special Topics in Real Estate REAL6022

Courses in the Real Estate Development Specialization

Required courses:

  • The Real Estate Development Process REAL5104 
  • The Real Estate Development Feasibility Study REAL6002 
  • Real Estate Asset Management REAL5106 

In adition, choose four of the following elective courses to complete your Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development:

  • Adaptive Reuse and Sustainability REAL6004
  • Real Estate Development Project Leadership, Management, and Communications REAL6006
  • Affordable Housing REAL6008
  • Development Project Finance REAL6010
  • Land Use and Environmental Review REAL6014
  • Special Topics in Real Estate REAL6022