Welcome to the CU Real Estate Center at the Leeds School of Business.

Founded in 1989 by a passionate group of Colorado real estate leaders, the Center's mission is to foster and develop aspiring real estate professionals. We offer rigorous coursework, co-curricular activities, a personalized approach to networking and mentorship, and hands-on learning experiences in Colorado’s top business school. Our students graduate knowing they're prepared to make a positive impact. Our employer network hires nearly every graduate of our program—perhaps its most important validation.

Our faculty is comprised of some of the nation’s top real estate finance professors and academic researchers. The four tenue-tracked faculty are supported by full-time instructors; and five lecturers with industry experience in law, architecture, and development. The Center is led by its Executive Director Michael P. Kercheval, a real estate executive with a proven track record of accomplishment and innovation.

The program provides both undergraduate, MS and MBA students with opportunities to earn a degree with an emphasis in real estate.

  • Undergraduates complete 18 credit hours of real estate classes and an internship program.
  • The 9-month MSRE program offers multiple tracks including: Asset Management, Development, Sustainability, Technology and Law.
  • MBA students complete 18 credit hours of real estate classes to receive a degree with an emphasis in real estate.

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