Dig deep into the world of real estate — which provides a wide range of career opportunities in brokerage, mortgage banking, appraisal, investment, development and property management.

This 15-credit certificate is open to all undergraduate business and non-business majors.

Numerous scholarships and internship opportunities are available to Real Estate Certificate students.

Program Type

Undergraduate Certificate

Program Format

On Campus
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There are a host of possibilities if you’re considering real estate as a career, including multi-family, retail, office, and industrial real estate, as well as growing opportunities related to sustainability and the environment.

The Real Estate Certificate program will expose you to real estate markets, finance, valuation, and property development and management. You have the option to take additional coursework in real estate law or environmental issues.

Lubar’s real estate faculty have strong linkages with real estate industry executives, bringing experts to the classroom to discuss a wide range of current issues with students. You can also benefit from becoming student members of the Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM) and the Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin (CARW) while in the program.

Real Estate Certificate (15 credits)

Required courses (12 credits):

BUS ADM 380 Introduction to Real Estate Markets
BUS ADM 481 Real Estate Finance
BUS ADM 482 Valuation of Real Estate
BUS ADM 483 Property Development and Management

Students choose one course from the following
(3 credits):

BUS ADM 389 Real Estate Internship
BUS ADM 484 Real Estate Law
BUS ADM 485 Environmental Issues in Real Estate
URBPLAN 662 Public Sector Influence on Real Estate Development

Non-business students will need to complete (3 credits):
ECON 104 Introduction to Macroeconomics

The most up-to-date requirements and course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog. Program Checklists and 4-Year Plans can be found on the Undergraduate Student Services MyLubar Resources page.

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