Master of Science in Commercial Real Estate
Yes, many of our students work full-time while enrolled in the Master of Science in Commercial Real Estate program. Our classes begin at 5:30 p.m. so as to not interfere with the work day.
Some students choose to do a paid internship during the day while enrolled in the program and attend classes in the evening.
Yes, there are scholarships and graduate research assistant positions available based on merit. There are also departmental scholarships available based on application specifically for admitted MSCRE students. Typically, these scholarships are around $3,000 – $4,000 to go towards the total program costs. In previous years, the department has awarded more than $70,000 to students in the program. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is April 15th and you must be admitted to the program already in order to apply.
Yes, this is a requirement for all applicants unless otherwise approved by faculty.
No, we accept students with undergraduate degrees in all disciplines; however applicants should demonstrate quantitative ability. About 60% of applicants do have a BBA or MBA.
No, we do not require a certain type or amount of work experience. However, most applicants to this program do have some relevant work experience at the time of application.
The Master of Science in Commercial Real Estate curriculum focuses on breadth so that our graduates can pursue careers in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry. Among the employers are commercial developers, banks, REITs, investment advisors, asset managers and brokerage firms.
The Robinson College of Business is the only college in the Atlanta area and one of the only programs in the world that focus specifically on commercial real estate. Given this specialization and the practical skill sets that are gained as a part of the curriculum, our MSCRE students gain a more expansive understanding of this industry and are highly sought after from employers.
Yes, students in this program will earn their ARGUS certification and they also have the opportunity to complete a majority of their courses for the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) certification through our University Fast Track membership with the CCIM Institute.
Yes, all students within the Robinson College of Business graduate programs have access to our Graduate Mentoring program. As a part of this program, students will receive ongoing support and advice from seasoned industry executives. Program organizers analyze interested students backgrounds and goals and personally match them with a mentor.
Courses in this program are held Monday’s & Wednesday’s from 5:30 PM to 9:45 PM at our Buckhead Education Center in Tower Place 200. The courses are set on a “mini-mester” schedule, therefore you are never taking more than 2 classes at a time. Faculty in this program use practical application teaching methods in that the courses are typically taught using Case Studies, Applied Projects, and Guest Speakers.