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Joint MSRE/Advanced 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 an advanced, or graduate, certificate concentration simultaneously from Fordham’s Real Estate Institute. Advanced 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 an advanced certificate program
  • Take courses in-person or online

Joint Status Requirement

  • MSRE students must declare their intention to complete the additional advanced 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 Advanced 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 Advanced 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