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PSU offers 4 real estate degrees:

  • Master in Real Estate Development
  • Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development
  • Undergraduate Minor in Real Estate Development

The programs utilize courses that are offered by the Schools of Business Administration and Urban Studies and Planning. Courses are taught using active participation from real estate industry participants. Students may receive qualifying or continuing education credits toward professional Real Estate Appraisal or Brokerage licenses (click here for more information about professional licensure credits).

 

Master in Real Estate Development

The MRED Program is in the process of being approved by the Oregon University System. Portland State University’s Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) program offers students a multidisciplinary approach to studying real estate. By studying urban theory, finance, policy, and project development, real estate development students graduate with a comprehensive education enabling them to immediately contribute to the real estate development community.

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Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development

The graduate certificate program has been designed to build the technical and analytical knowledge of those who wish to enter the real estate industry as well as further develop the skills of industry professionals. Areas of study include real estate development, housing economics, and real estate finance and investments. Ideally, students enrolled in the program will possess a Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, Community Development, or related social science disciplines. Supplementary coursework to prepare students for entry into the Certificate Program is available within the University's standard course offerings. Because certificate courses are offered at the graduate level, credit can be subsequently transferred into Masters and PhD programs at Portland State University. The coursework may also qualify for continuing education credits for industry practitioners.

For detailed information about the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development, click on the Graduate Certificate tab above.

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Undergraduate Minor in Real Estate Development

The real estate development minor is designed for students looking to enter the real estate development industry. Students in the program will develop skills to evaluate real estate development proposals and understand how real estate development fits into regional planning and economic processes. Areas of study include foundations of real estate development and urban planning, real estate law, market analysis, and urban economics.

For detailed information about the Minor in Real Estate Development, click on the Real Estate Development Minor tab above. 

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