Dec 10, 2023  
2021-2022 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Real Estate

The MS in Real Estate program (MSRE) is an interdisciplinary and applied, practice-oriented program across the Finance, Accounting, Business Law, Economics, and Decision Sciences disciplines (with options to choose supplemental analytical electives from Information Systems and Technology Management, Marketing, Behavioral Sciences, and Strategy) that is focused on educating real estate investment and finance analysts with strong technical and quantitative skills. The program requires completion of a minimum of 34 units, but students may complete additional electives to earn up to 40 (or more) units.

Core Courses 26 units
Career Seminar 0 units
Internship or Experiential Learning Course 1 unit
Elective Courses 7 units
Total Units Required 34 units

MSRE program learning goals and outcomes state the educational expectations of student achievement for each degree program. These goals are defined by faculty members to clarify how they intend for graduates to be competent and effective as a result of successfully completing the program. 


  1. With approval of the Academic Director, all or part of PGBS 560  may be waived for students who are sponsored by their companies.
  2. A minimum of 7 units of electives are required to complete the program. Students must complete either FINC 647  or FINC 649 , the remaining 4 units of electives may be fulfilled by completing FINC 698  or additional electives from ACCT, DESC, ECON, FINC, or ISTM prefix courses.

Elective Concentrations

Students in this program are eligible to graduate with a concentration in Investment and Finance .

Elective course availability will vary per term and year based on instructor availability, enrollment, and program needs. Although elective courses are not guaranteed to be scheduled on a regular cycle, students will be provided a choice of relevant options from the program’s elective list during course registration.