Enhance Your Real Estate Career with USD

Real Estate Certificate Program Learn essential skills for financing, developing, managing, marketing, and selling commercial real estate projects, and explore the legal, entitlement, and environmental aspects as well as other important elements of development and project management. Students will gain the educational knowledge to compete in today's changing real estate market.

Real Estate Partnership with Burnham-MooresThe Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate has collaborated with Professional and Continuing Education to develop this program especially for real estate, finance and development industry professionals who want to expand their practical knowledge base and learn today's most cutting-edge real estate best practices.

The instructors in this certificate program are highly-regarded practitioners from various facets of the real estate industry; and renowned practitioners and industry leaders from the property management, commercial development, finance, legal, urban development, environmental, and tax disciplines.

Enroll in individual courses of your choice and start with any course, or complete all the required courses to receive the certificate of completion. Courses begin monthly and are held at the University of San Diego. Courses are held on a weekly basis each month for four consecutive weeks from 6:00 to 9:10 PM.

Who Should Attend

Professionals who wish to lay a foundation for a real estate career, students seeking knowledge in a real estate disciplines or specialization, and individuals interested in pursuing further real estate professional study to complement their real estate industry experience.

Schedule & Fees

Course #
Courses (6 Required + Seminar)
Duration
SP2017
SU2017
FA2017
*Fee
REP-X809
Urban Development Strategies (1 unit)
4 weeks
 
 
C: 10/17 - 11/7
$450
REP-X810
Managing the Entitlement Process (1 unit)
4 weeks
 
C: 8/8 - 8/29
 
$450
REP-X811
Real Estate Process Seminar
(Plus Optional Walking Tour)
4 weeks
C: 2/1
C: 7/19
 
$125
REP-X813
Real Estate Investment and
Income Analysis (1 unit)
4 weeks
C: 1/31 - 2/21
 
C: 11/14 - 12/5
$450
REP-X816
Real Estate Finance (1 unit)
4 weeks

 

 
C: 9/13 - 10/4
$450
REP-X817
Legal Aspects of Real Estate (1 unit)
4 weeks
 
C: 5/2 - 5/23
  
$450
REP-X827
Development Feasibility (1 unit)
4 weeks
 
C: 6/5 - 6/26
  
$450
Course #
Elective Courses (2 Required)
Duration
SP2017
SU2017
FA2017
*Fee
REP-X814
Real Estate Investment and
Income Analysis 102 (1 unit)
4 weeks
C: 3/7 - 3/28
 
 
$450
REP-X818
Property Management (1 unit)
4 weeks
C: 4/4 - 4/25
 
 
$450
REP-X828
Real Estate Asset Management (1 unit)
4 weeks
 
 
C: 9/19 - 10/10 
$450
REP-X812
CEQA and Other Environmental Regulations (1 unit)
4 weeks
 
C: 6/6 - 6/27 
 
$450
 
One Time Certificate Fee
 
 
 
 
$45
 
Total Certificate Cost (8 courses)
 
 
 
 
$3,770
C = Classroom; *Schedule subject to change

 

Complete the requirements below to earn a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development. The certificate can be completed in as little as eight months. Read Certificate Benefits and Policy.

  • Complete 6 core courses + Seminar with optional Downtown San Diego walking tour - the Real Estate Process 
  • Complete 2 elective courses
  • Final GPA of 2.5 (out of 4) or higher
  • Attend 70% of scheduled classes 
  • Develop competitive skills to identify sources of capital and other financing vehicles
  • Learn the intricacies of real estate investment and analysis
  • Examine the legal aspects of real estate as well as development and project management
  • Identify real estate development strategies that are necessary to compete in today's changing market
  • Examine the mandated, complex and time-consuming processes involved in every land use decision, including clarification of the entitlement, environmental impact and permitting procedures

 

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Federal Financial Aid Available:
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