Graduate Business Certificates: Real Estate and Construction Management

The fast-paced field of real estate and construction management is one of the most competitive in the business world. Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business offers three Graduate Business Certificates that arm you with the critical real estate and construction management knowledge, technical tools and unparalleled industry access you will need to gain a competitive edge.

Each certificate program consists of four required graduate-level courses (16 credit hours). You’ll take the same graduate-level concentration courses as MBA or master’s degree students at Daniels, but in a time frame that works best for you.

Course Descriptions»

Certificate programs offered:

Real Estate Certificate

Meet the challenges and maximize the opportunities of today’s real estate climate by expanding your knowledge of capital markets, LEED sustainable development, global perspectives in real estate and more. This certificate provides experienced professionals with invaluable knowledge to succeed in both entrepreneurial and corporate environments.

Courses: 

REAL 4400 Real Estate Concepts»

REAL 4407 Income Property Finance»

REAL 4007 Computer Applications for Real Estate Analysis»

REAL 4417 Income Property Appraisal»

Construction Management Certificate

Learn the latest in estimating, construction systems, analysis and more from one of the top construction programs in the world. Designed for experienced professionals, this certificate provides a foundation of knowledge that can be built upon as technologies, market conditions and construction environments evolve and adapt.

Courses:

CMGT 4405 Residential Construction Systems»

CMGT 4410 Commercial Construction»

CMGT 4420 Construction Estimating»

CMGT 4480 Construction Project Management»

Real Estate and Construction Management Certificate

Whether you’re new to the industry or simply wish to update your skills, this certificate provides in-depth information on income property finance, real estate analysis and construction systems—a tool kit for success in the field.

Courses:

REAL 4407 Income Property Finance»

REAL 4007 Computer Applications for Real Estate Analysis»

CMGT 4405 Residential Construction Systems»

CMGT 4410 Commercial Construction»

Additional Real Estate and Construction Management courses available to customize a certificate.

These may be combined with courses listed above.

CMGT 4020 Construction Codes/Documents»

CMGT 4170 Financial Management for Constructors»

CMGT 4177 Energy Design for Sustainable Development»

CMGT 4180 Construction Layout/Surveying»

CMGT 4438/REAL 4438  RECM Legal Issues»

CMGT 4700 Topics in Construction Management»

CMGT 4800/REAL 4800 NAIOP Challenge»

REAL 4010 Real Estate Capital Markets»

REAL 4110  Advanced issues in Real Estate»

REAL 4140 Global Perspectives in Real Estate»

REAL 4337 Real Estate Securities/Syndications/Entrepreneurship»

REAL 4347 Management of Income Properties»

REAL 4369 Real Estate Taxation»

REAL 4467 Advanced Real Estate Feasibility Analysis»

REAL 4477 Income Property Investment»

REAL 4500 Argus Financial Analysis»

REAL 4700 Topics in Real Estate»

REAL 4980 Advanced Valuations & Report Writing»