UNC Charlotte offers a graduate certificate in real estate finance and development for individuals who wish to pursue advanced study in real estate finance and real estate development.
The Graduate Certificate in Real Estate and Development requires completion of 15 semester hours (3 core and 2 elective courses) of 6000-level courses in real estate finance and development. Transfer credits are not accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Development program. Students must earn a “B” or better grade in all 5 courses that make up the certificate program.
- MBAD 6152 Financial Management (3 credit hours)
- MBAD 6158 Real Estate Finance and Investment (3 credit hours)
- MBAD 6159 Real Estate Development (3 credit hours)
Electives (2 of the following 4 courses)
- MBAD 6160 Real Estate Capital Markets (3 credit hours)
- MBAD 6258 Site Feasibility Analysis (3 credit hours)
- MBAD 6259 Applied Real Estate Development (3 credit hours)
- MBAD 7090 Study Abroad Real Estate Course (3 credit hours)
Applicants must possess a bachelors degree. Other admission requirements include (1) basic proficiency in using spreadsheet computer software, to be demonstrated by a past project or a certificate from completion of a training course in Excel, (2) completion of MBAD 5131, Fundamentals of Financial Accounting & Financial Management, or its equivalent, and (3) completion of MBAD 5110 Foundations of Economics, or its equivalent. A minimum of six years of business related experience is strongly preferred.
Prospective students must submit:
- Graduate School Application for Admission form
- One official undergraduate degree transcript
- An essay describing the applicant’s experience and objectives in undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Program
- Application fee
*Admissions test requirement is waived for candidates with a graduate (masters or law) degree.
Note: MBA students concentrating in Real Estate Finance and Development are ineligible to enroll in the Certificate Program.
Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis. Participants may enroll for the first time in Fall, Spring, or Summer terms. Pre-admission interviews are recommended.