Gain an advantage in the real estate industry

A multi-disciplinary approach, a dynamic and focused selection of electives, and the strong support of the CU Real Estate Center combine to create an innovative and exciting option for Leeds students.

Networking events, personal mentoring, conferences and national competitions will give you advantages that will help you build your professional career in the real estate industry.

A real estate focused MBA can prepare you for a variety of functional roles within the real estate industry.

Sustainability & Real Estate 

Real estate is growth management. Sustainable real estate development is increasingly important within the real estate industry. This focus will give you the tools to effectively evaluate, manage and recognize opportunities in real estate from a sustainable development perspective. Opportunities exist in real estate development firms, real estate investment trusts (REITs), large corporations, environmental agencies and other companies with an interest in sustainable business practices.

Elective courses:

  • MBAX 6600: Real Estate Principles
  • MBAX 6610: Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis
  • MBAX 6630: Real Estate Economics
  • MBAX 6640: Real Estate Law
  • MBAX 6620: Real Estate Project Competition
  • MBAX 6815: Survey of Best Practices in Sustainable Real Estate Development

Real Estate Finance

This focus gives you the tools to effectively evaluate, manage and recognize opportunities in real estate from a financial perspective. Opportunities exist within real estate development firms, financial institutions, real estate investment firms, real estate investment trusts (REITs), mutual fund companies, hedge funds, consulting firms and financial analysis positions within non-real estate companies who have real estate.

Elective courses:

  • MBAX 6600: Real Estate Principles
  • MBAX 6610: Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis
  • MBAX 6630: Real Estate Economics
  • MBAX 6640: Real Estate Law
  • MBAX 6620: Real Estate Project Competition
  • MBAX 6110: Entrepreneurial Finance

Entrepreneurial Real Estate

Many real estate companies are small and dynamic and an entrepreneurship focus in real estate maximizes your ability to make an impact in these companies.

Elective courses:

  • MBAX 6600: Real Estate Principles
  • MBAX 6610: Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis
  • MBAX 6630: Real Estate Economics
  • MBAX 6640: Real Estate Law
  • MBAX 6620: Real Estate Project Competition
  • MBAX 6110: Entrepreneurial Finance
  • MBAX 6100: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • MBAX 6170: Business Plan Execution

For more information on the real estate courses offered, please contact Steve Billings

For more information on the CU Real Estate Center please contact Katie Latier:

MBA Real Estate - electives

  • MBAX 6600 Real Estate Principles
  • MBAX 6610 Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis
  • MBAX 6620 Real Estate Project Competition
  • MBAX 6630 Real Estate Economics
  • MBAX 6640 Real Estate Law & Practice
  • MBAX 6815 Sustainable Real Estate

Search for course descriptions in the CU catalog.