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Real Estate: Development & Finance

Major, Minor

Program Overview

Almost half of all business investments in the United States involve real estate. When you study real estate: development & finance at Central Michigan University, you’ll learn the ins and outs of development, investment and management.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 4 years
Credit Hours: 21 - 36

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Do you want to buy or sell real estate, develop commercial or residential property, or invest in large real estate projects? As the only undergraduate real estate Major in Michigan, you will learn business development, finance and law for property. Our faculty, industry leaders and network of real estate professionals will teach you the skills you'll need to invest and plan for real-world development

In our unique real estate program you'll receive a solid business foundation in finance and economics. You'll consider urban planning, investment decisions, debt financing and valuation metrics.

If you're interested in construction, entrepreneurship or sales, consider a major in real estate: development & finance.

Program Highlights

As a real estate: development & finance major at CMU, you will:

  • Learn industry trends at CMU's Real Estate Conference, where you will meet industry leaders.
  • Gain networking opportunities through the Professional Real Estate Society.
  • Study in Michigan's only real estate development major.

Careers & Outcomes

Majoring in real estate: development & finance opens the door to a career in brokerage & leasing, land development, urban planning and dozens of other fields. Some careers you might consider include:

Career Projected Salary
Appraiser $57,010
Property Manager $42,330
Loan Officer $57,399
Real Estate Agent $52,918
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