Online MBA in Real Estate

Leadership training for the built environment

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A wide range of career opportunities exist where business and real estate intersect, but the best jobs are often reserved for those with the strongest educational background. The Marylhurst University online MBA in Real Estate is a deep exploration of advanced business theory and tactics tailored specifically to the real estate industry.

When the entire built environment is your office, a one-size-fits-all business program isn’t enough. You want specialized business training – targeted coursework that’s geared toward development, finance and leadership. You also want to be well versed in the most current industry trends, ideas and software to stand out from the crowd. You deserve a capstone experience that’s applicable in your chosen field, to the job you currently have – or the job you want. Delivered by practitioners with a wealth of real-world experience, our real estate MBA provides valuable insight and technical skills to help prepare you for a leadership role within the industry

Why pursue a real estate MBA from Marylhurst?

Choose from elective coursework in:

Choose from elective coursework in:

REAL ESTATE
DEVELOPMENT

Prepare for a career in development, acquisitions or analysis with an in-depth look at development in residential, industrial, office and retail markets. Learn to use Argus Developer, and discover the role of sustainability initiatives in modern real estate.

REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Develop a deep understanding of financial analysis within the real estate industry. Master high-level concepts for real estate investment and learn to use valuation programs, such as Argus DCF and the CCIM Decision Making model.

REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

Develop your leadership skills and study advanced strategies for managing people, property and assets. Discover successful marketing and leasing tactics for retail, residential and office properties.

Why choose Marylhurst University?

Coming through grad school I have developed a sense of direction and I now know where my passion lies, and ultimately through my Capstone have been able to make it applicable to my current job.
Shawna Dobrean, 2015 Online MBA Graduate
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Why choose Marylhurst University?

For more than 120 years, Marylhurst University (located in Portland, Oregon) has empowered students of all ages to change the world through education and mentorship. As a regionally accredited university, our dedication to the holistic improvement of our students led us to integrate the liberal arts into every degree program we offer. Also present in every Marylhurst program is a commitment to social responsibility and diversity in all its forms..

Since the mid-1990s, Marylhurst has offered online degree programs to accommodate working professionals in Oregon and beyond – serving students in more than 30 states and 10 countries. We believe online learners have as much right to small classes and high-level engagement as campus-based students. We believe in providing educational opportunities in which you can balance a job and personal life with academic responsibilities to earn a first-rate education.

A wide range of career opportunities exist where business and real estate intersect, but the best jobs are often reserved for those with the strongest educational background. The Marylhurst University online MBA in Real Estate is a deep exploration of advanced business theory and tactics tailored specifically to the real estate industry.

When the entire built environment is your office, a one-size-fits-all business program isn’t enough. You want specialized business training – targeted coursework that’s geared toward development, finance and leadership. You also want to be well versed in the most current industry trends, ideas and software to stand out from the crowd. You deserve a capstone experience that’s applicable in your chosen field, to the job you currently have – or the job you want. Delivered by practitioners with a wealth of real-world experience, our real estate MBA provides valuable insight and technical skills to help prepare you for a leadership role within the industry

Choose from elective coursework in:

REAL ESTATE
DEVELOPMENT

Prepare for a career in development, acquisitions or analysis with an in-depth look at development in residential, industrial, office and retail markets. Learn to use Argus Developer, and discover the role of sustainability initiatives in modern real estate.

REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Develop a deep understanding of financial analysis within the real estate industry. Master high-level concepts for real estate investment and learn to use valuation programs, such as Argus DCF and the CCIM Decision Making model.

REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

Develop your leadership skills and study advanced strategies for managing people, property and assets. Discover successful marketing and leasing tactics for retail, residential and office properties.

Learn how evolving laws and regulations affect modern real estate organizations. Empower yourself with an education designed to forge tomorrow’s class of organizational leadership.

Coming through grad school I have developed a sense of direction and I now know where my passion lies, and ultimately through my Capstone have been able to make it applicable to my current job.
Shawna Dobrean, 2015 Online MBA Graduate
"

Why choose Marylhurst University?

For more than 120 years, Marylhurst University (located in Portland, Oregon) has empowered students of all ages to change the world through education and mentorship. As a regionally accredited university, our dedication to the holistic improvement of our students led us to integrate the liberal arts into every degree program we offer. Also present in every Marylhurst program is a commitment to social responsibility and diversity in all its forms..

Since the mid-1990s, Marylhurst has offered online degree programs to accommodate working professionals in Oregon and beyond – serving students in more than 30 states and 10 countries. We believe online learners have as much right to small classes and high-level engagement as campus-based students. We believe in providing educational opportunities in which you can balance a job and personal life with academic responsibilities to earn a first-rate education.

Employment in the real estate industry is expected to increase by 161,400, to reach almost 1.6 million in 2022.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry outlook

Recent projections have home sales rising steadily for the foreseeable future. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the real estate industry as a whole is projected to grow by more than $300 billion in output growth from 2012 to 2022 – the fifth largest projected increase of any industry over that period of time.
http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2013/article/industry-employment-and-output-projections-to-2022.htm

“Part-time MBA grads achieved a pay raise at graduation of 41% over their pre-MBA pay. By the fifth year post-MBA their pay had gone up another 56%.”
U.S. News Education

Endless opportunity

U.S. News & World Report referred to the job outlook for real estate agents as “quite solid” and cited the profession as being above average in upward mobility and flexibility.* However, agency work is only the tip of the iceberg for professionals looking for a career in real estate. The range of career opportunities in real estate runs the gamut from the sale and development of residential, commercial and industrial properties to management and investment of large-scale portfolios. An MBA in real estate can be a catalyst for success in a variety of professional roles, including:

  • Underwriting
  • Finance management
  • Real estate development
  • Banking – real estate division
  • Investment banking
  • Market analysis
  • Entrepreneurial and small business development
  • Real estate asset and portfolio management
  • Real estate brokerage
  • Real estate investment consulting
  • Property management
  • Government regulations management
  • (real estate securities, other)