Welcome to the CU Real Estate Center at the Leeds School of Business
Founded in 1989 by a passionate group of local real estate industry leaders, the CU Real Estate Center (CUREC) offers real estate students access to world-class faculty, relevant and broad course offerings and professional networks of developers, investors and real estate managers.
We rigorous coursework, co-curricular activities, a personalized approach to networking and mentorship, and hands-on learning experiences, real estate students are prepared to make immediate, positive impacts upon graduation.
Our accomplished faculty is chaired by one of the nation’s top real estate finance professors and academic researchers, Dr. Tom Thibodeau, and includes Associate Professor Stephen Billings, Assistant Professor Emily Gallagher, Senior Instructor Curtis Sears; and lecturers with industry experience in law, architecture, and development. The Center is led by Executive Director Michael P. Kercheval, a real estate executive with a proven track record of accomplishment and innovation.
Real growth, real opportunity, and real estate all come together in Colorado. The real estate program provides students with exposure to the concepts, tools, and techniques necessary for entry-level positions. It prepares students for a real estate career by exploring the link between real estate and capital markets, developing real estate decision-making skills, and analyzing real estate opportunities. Our curriculum is an integrated process designed to prepare students for real estate careers in today's business environment.
18-hour area of emphasis (major)
Real Estate specific business trek's
Intensive mentoring and career advice
Professional networking events
The MS Real Estate program is a twelve-month program that incorporates experiential learning and real-world application of materials. Students have a multitude of opportunities to build their professional networks through interactions with industry leaders in the classroom, in the field and at events sponsored by the CU Real Estate Center.
Defined by our personalized approach to career services, our network of industry leaders and the depth and ambition of our curriculum, the Real Estate track in the Leeds MBA program is unlike any in the nation in its commitment to student development and career placement.