Real Estate represent the second
largest industry in the country, constituting 12% of GDP the last 10 years (see Table). Including Construction, nearly
17% of GDP is real estate related rivaling Manufacturing as the largest sector in the country. A real estate Major or Minor in the
college of business administration prepares students for long-term
career success in real estate and related fields.
Graduates choose a variety of
career paths in the industry including specialty areas such as: Investment
analysis, Financing, Market analysis and research, Consulting/advising, Brokerage
and leasing, Development and redevelopment Valuation, Asset/portfolio analysis
and management, Legal affairs, Regulation and management in government
agencies and countless others.
The real estate curriculum provides fundamental knowledge of
real estate as an investment class. Commercial Real Estate, or anywhere you
live work or play other than a single family home, demand drivers stem from business
including logistics, retail, services and virtually anything you can imagine.
We teach you the critical business decision making skills to succeed in this opportunity
Contact Dr. Spenser Robinson program director, for more
information on the program or to learn more about the Major and Minor.
|All Private industries||100%||100%||100%|
Real estate and rental and leasing||
| Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting||2%||2%||1%|
| Wholesale trade||6%||6%||6%|
| Retail trade||6%||6%||6%|
| Transportation and warehousing||4%||4%||4%|
| Finance and insurance||8%||9%||9%|
| Professional and business services||12%||12%||13%|
| Edu Services, health care, social assistance||9%||9%||9%|
| Arts, entertainment, recreation, hospitality||4%||5%||5%|
| Other services, except government||2%||2%||2%|