The only school of its kind in the nation.

The Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business provides a one-of-a-kind education. With an emphasis on the business of the built environment, The Burns School programs are designed to equip you with the skills necessary to succeed. Our degrees provide students with an understanding of the full life cycle of the built environment while acquiring expertise in a specific education discipline of their choice.

A dedicated faculty made up of top educators and researchers enables Daniels to continue to receive high rankings nationwide.

Dr. Barbara Jackson, Director
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U.S. News & World Report ranks our Undergraduate Real Estate Program No. 13 and our online programs No. 22.


Professional Programs

Energy Land Management (ELM) Certificate Program: Designed for landmen, lease and title analysts, attorneys, land owners and others in the industry seeking formal land-management training. The required and elective courses can be taken according to personal schedules and preferences. Learn More»


Upcoming Events

Re-Imagine Marcus Commons Student Competition
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 p.m.
Reiman Theater, Margery Reed Hall

Attention all Daniels students, faculty and alumni:

Come see the internal competition to re-imagine and re-design the Marcus Commons student gathering space within the Daniels building. Three Burns School Graduate Student teams have partnered with local contractors and architects to re-imagine the Marcus Commons area. They will be presenting to a panel of seven esteemed industry judges from Google, the University Architect’s Office, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Fielding &Associates, Hensel Phelps & Fentress Architects. The audience will be engaged while the judges deliberate. The winning proposal will be announced at 4 p.m. followed by a reception in Marcus Commons at 4:30 p.m. Come see what all the buzz is about!

burns-nahb-2016University of Denver Wins 2016 NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition

The Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver won first place in the Four-Year College category of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Residential Construction Management Competition (RCMC) held at the 2016 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas in January. Read More»