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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Business
Department(s)
Finance
20
Months
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Gain an Edge in Property Markets and Transactions

The Professional Master of Science in Real Estate (PMRE) program at UCF was designed by the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate as a flagship graduate program. Over the course of 20 months, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in senior-level positions in real estate and related industries.

The strength of Orlando’s economy and the area’s continual growth, places our students — like you — in the center of a dynamic and growing commercial real estate market. Through the program’s applied curriculum and the faculty connections to industry leaders, you’ll have the opportunity to network with Orlando’s top commercial real estate professionals and organizations.

The curriculum, which combines business degree courses with real estate courses, is taught by distinguished faculty who are accomplished researchers in their fields. You’ll advance with the same cohort — using your professional experience as an important component of the learning process. Graduates of the PMRE program will be equipped with highly-applicable knowledge of real estate disciplines that enable professional growth and development. Upon completion, you’ll be well-prepared for Florida real estate brokerage and appraisal licenses.

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Highlights

#1 provider of real estate talent in Central Florida.
Accredited by AACSB International which signifies our high standards of academic excellence.
Part-time evening program that gives you the ability to continue your full-time career while earning a master’s degree.

Application Deadlines

Early Fall
March 1
Fall
July 1

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Course Overview

Real Estate Markets & Institutions

Overview of the core real estate concepts, property fundamentals, and the role of various institutions in real estate transactions and operations.

An applied introduction to the major concepts, principles and methods used in appraising commercial real estate, performing market analysis, and basic economic analysis.

Direct real estate investing in the apartment, office, industrial and retail sectors. Financing real estate transactions, real estate capital markets, and investment analysis.

Emphasis on the theory and analytical techniques associated with the major financial decisions of corporate management, including risk analysis, capital budgeting, short- and long-term financial management.

Real Estate Skills You'll Learn

  • Highly applicable knowledge of real estate disciplines, enabling you to advance your career in a variety of organizations.
  • Combine a professional business core with other areas such as accounting, finance, and advanced coursework in real estate.
  • Gain a shared learning experience and access to an invaluable network of peers and professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds.

Career Opportunities

  • Real Estate Brokerage and Appraisal
  • Real Estate Development
  • Industry Analyst
  • Mortgage Brokerage
  • Capital Markets
  • Asset Management

Admission Requirements

The real estate master’s degree at UCF accepts applications throughout the year with the program beginning in fall. Each cohort has a maximum of 24 students and meets face-to-face at the College of Business at UCF Downtown. Here, you’ll join some of Central Florida’s most talented professionals.

To apply, submit the general graduate admissions requirements, as well as the following items by the deadline:

  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended
  • Current resume
  • Prepare a goal statement that answers the provided questions
  • Three recommendations

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