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From the moment you arrive on campus, your real estate education is tailored to your needs and coordinated by the MBA Real Estate Academy.  The Academy connects you to a multitude of activities to enhance your real estate education, including:

  • the premier UNC Real Estate Conference and alumni network of the Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies
  • the industry reach of the MBA Career Management Center,
  • the treks and networking opportunities of the MBA Real Estate Club, and
  • the research of our UNC Kenan-Flagler real estate faculty

The Real Estate program provides an all-inclusive approach to prepare our students to be leaders in development and investment.

Real Estate Courses

To obtain your concentration in real estate, required courses are:

  • Cases in Real Estate
  • Financing Real Estate in Today’s Capital Markets
  • Real Estate Development Process (with or without a project)
  • Real Estate Process
  • Excel Modeling for Real Estate

Electives include:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Macroeconomics and Securities Markets
  • Construction Basics
  • International Real Estate Investment
  • Argus Certification Training

Beyond the Classroom

The UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Real Estate program delivers a “Real-World Real Estate” experience to our students. Leveraging innovative programming including our student-managed real estate private equity fund and hands-on capstone development course, invested faculty and staff, and engaged alumni across the nation, we prepare graduates for a wide array of real estate positions in nearly every corner of the industry.

Professional Development & Experiential Learning

  • Career Treks — Coordinating with academic coursework, career treks offered throughout the year to multiple cities give access to top real estate employers and projects.
  • Global Immersion Elective — This for-credit elective provides a global perspective of real estate markets beyond our borders.
  • Mentoring — We will match you with a senior real estate alum and a second-year real estate student, providing plenty of opportunity for mentoring and growth.
  • Argus Certification — Each year Argus is brought to campus to provide a rigorous multi-day class leading to certification.
  • Industry Association Involvement — We provide you with funding to join real estate associations that will provide the most access to industry professionals.
  • Funding for Student Development Projects — We also provide funding for project expenses in our capstone development class, making for a real-world learning experience.
  • Speaker Series — With access to a large and high-level real estate alumni group and industry leaders, a speaker’s series is developed each year to showcase an informative viewpoint on current real estate topics.
  • Brown Bag Lunches — Organized by the MBA Real Estate Club and the real estate faculty and staff, time between classes is used to present real estate topics in a speaker or open discussion format.
  • Speed Networking — The MBA Real Estate Club organizes an annual event to further develop and refine quintessential networking skills.
  • Alumni Network — As one of the school’s most engaged alumni networks, the community actively organizes multiple events across major geographies and shares job openings, news and relevant information.