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Become a Leader in the Commercial Real Estate Market.

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate has collaborated with the Division of 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.

Burnham-Moores logo, which represents real estate partnership 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. 

Our group of 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.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for real estate professionals who wish to lay a foundation for advancement in their career, those seeking knowledge in 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 Schedule and Enrollment Links - All Required 

Term

Format *Fee
FA 
C
$450
SU
C
$450
SP, SU
C
$450
FA
C
$450
SP
C
$450
REP-X827 Development Feasibility SP C $450
Elective Course Schedule and Enrollment Links
2 Required for Certificate

Term

Format *Fee
SP
C
$450
SP
C
$450
FA
C
$450
FA
C
$450

Outside Certificate Track Course Schedule and Enrollment Links

     
REP-X840 Real Estate Projects in Action - Seeing is Believing SP C $450
C = Classroom; *Schedule and fees are subject to change
Courses can be taken as stand-alone professional development courses unless otherwise noted.  
 
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT
Program Tuition: $3,645
Estimated Duration: 9 months
Application: None, open enrollment
 

Complete the requirements below to earn a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments, and Development. Learn more about Certificate Benefits and Policy.

  • Complete 6 core courses 
  • 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

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate provides course offerings to real estate professionals at all levels of career development through various academic and extracurricular programs. Our world-class faculty coupled with our extensive network of industry contacts provide students with a one-of-a-kind, personalized educational experience that positions them for successful careers. The Center also hosts informative industry-oriented conferences on a variety of commercial and residential real estate topics throughout the year. Programs address timely and relevant real estate trends of great interest. Learn more about the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate.

Build your future in real estate with a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) from the University of San Diego School of Business. In 10 months, you'll broaden your knowledge, make connections with real estate professionals and become better equipped in your current role—or primed for something greater. You'll learn all the stages involved in developing commercial real estate, including site acquisition, property valuation, financing and marketing and leasing strategies. Our dedicated real estate professors will lend you their quantitative expertise as you learn financial modeling and train for the industry's most sought-after professional designations, like ARGUS, LEED and CCIM. Learn more and apply to the MSRE program.

 

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