Record Real Estate Class Enrollment
Monday, August 22, 2011
Sandiegometro.com -- Despite the downturn in the real estate market, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate has enrolled its largest Master of Science in Real Estate class to date for the 2011-2012 academic year. Students in the incoming, do-month class kick off their academic year today with a one-week boot camp that covers the fundamentals of real estate and other essential career topics, such as presentation skills, business writing and career mapping. The incoming class is comprised of 27 students: 17 full-time and 10 part-time. A record number of female students are enrolled, as well as five international students from South Korea, Australia, Guatemala, Mexico and China. Two of the incoming students are active-duty military, one of whom is a SEAL qualification training officer in the Navy. The youngest student in the class is 22; the oldest is 48.