​MBA/Master's in Real Estate Degree Program

​Develop your inner real estate mogul.

As a student in our MBA and MSRE dual degree program, you'll master broad-based business fundamentals and gain expertise that you can immediately apply in today's competitive real estate industry. From engaging in a semester-long consulting project to developing business plans for property developers, you'll be prepared for an upper-level position in business management or in commercial real estate.

To pursue this program, you'll need to apply and be accepted by both the MBA and the MSRE programs. The MBA program accepts the following MSRE courses in transfer as elective units: Commercial Real Estate Finance and Investment (3 units), Commercial Real Estate Valuation (3 units), Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (3 units), Real Estate Market Analysis (3 units) and Sustainable Business Model Design (2 units).

The MSRE Sustainable Business Model Design course also satisfies the MBA requirement that you take at least two electives units in the Corporate Social Responsibility area. You will also need to fulfill all other degree requirements for each degree. You may start with either the MBA or MSRE program. To complete the dual degree in two years you must start with the MBA program.

Unit Breakdown
Total MBA Units: 42
Total MSRE (Real Estate) Units: 32

General management track course sequences.

If you'd like to start the program by getting your MBA first, you'll need to follow course sequence A. Or, if you'd like to start learning MSRE content first, please check out course sequence B. 

Track Course Sequences

If you'd like to start the program by getting your MBA first, you'll need to follow course sequence A. Or, if you'd like to start learning MSRE content first, please check out course sequence B.

Course Sequence A (MBA Full-Time)

Course Sequence B (MS Real Estate)

Fall (17 units)Fall (16 Units)
GSBA 500 Strategic Thinking & Communication (2) MSRE 500 The Real Estate Process (2)
GSBA 501 Ethical Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3) MSRE 502 Real Estate Law and Public Policy (3)
GSBA 502 Statistics for Managers (2) MSRE 503 Commercial Real Estate Finance and Investment (3)
GSBA 503 Problem Formulation and Decision Analysis (2) MSRE 506 Property Management (1)
GSBA 505 Financial Management and Analysis (3) MSRE 513 Real Estate Market Analysis (3)
GSBA 510 Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis (3) MSRE 515 Design and Construction Management (3)
GSBA 514 Globalization and the Manager (2) MSRE 594 Technology and Databases for Real Estate Analysis (1)
Intersession (Optional)
2-3 elective units
Spring (16 units)Spring (16 units)
GSBA 504 Marketing for Managers (2) MSRE 507 Real Estate Development (3)
GSBA 506 Operations and the Global Supply Chain (2) MSRE 508 Commercial Real Estate Valuation (2)
GSBA 509 The Economic Environment of Business (3) MSRE 509 Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (3)
GSBA 517 Sustainable Business Model Design (1) MSRE 510 Real Estate Capstone (2)
Non-real estate electives (8) MSRE 511 Real Estate Seminar (1)
MSRE 517 Sustainable Real Estate (3)
MSRE 594 Strategic Asset Management (2)
Fall (19 units)Fall (17 units) Pre-Course Preparation
MSRE 500 The Real Estate Process (2) GSBA 500 Strategic Thinking & Communication (2)
MSRE 502 Real Estate Law and Public Policy (3) GSBA 501 Ethical Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)
MSRE 503 Commercial Real Estate Finance and Investment (3) GSBA 502 Statistics for Managers (2)
MSRE 506 Property Management (1) GSBA 503 Problem Formulation and Decision Analysis (2)
MSRE 513 Real Estate Market Analysis (3) GSBA 505 Financial Management and Analysis (3)
MSRE 515 Design and Construction Management (3) GSBA 510 Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis (3)
MSRE 594 Technology and Databases for Real Estate Analysis (1) GSBA 514 Globalization and the Manager (2)
GSBA 595 Business Consulting Project (3)*
Spring (19 units)Spring (14 units)
MSRE 507 Real Estate Development (3) GSBA 504 Marketing for Managers (2)
MSRE 508 Commercial Real Estate Valuation (2) GSBA 506 Operations and the Global Supply Chain (2)
MSRE 509 Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (3) GSBA 509 The Economic Environment of Business (3)
MSRE 510 Real Estate Capstone (2) GSBA 517 Sustainable Business Model Design (1)
MSRE 511 Real Estate Seminar (1) Non-real estate electives (6)
MSRE 517 Sustainable Real Estate (3)
MSRE 594 Strategic Asset Management (2)
GSBA Elective (3)
Fall or Summer (8 units)Fall (11 units)
GSBA 508 Legal and Social Environment of Business (2)
(GBSA 508 Abroad in Summer, On Campus in Fall)
GSBA 508 Legal and Social Environment of Business (2)
GSBA 590 Strategic Execution (3) GSBA 590 Strategic Execution (3)
Non-real estate elective (3) GSBA 595 Business Consulting Project (3)*
Non-real estate elective (3) MBA
Additional MBA Requirements to be completedAdditional Requirements to be completed
  • Community Service (two 6-8 hour projects or one 15+ hour project)
  • Career and Professional Development course*
  • Leadership Labs
  • Internship or relevant work experience during program
*Courses waived for students matriculated in Professional MBA program.
  • Community Service (two 6-8 hour projects or one 15+ hour project)
  • Career and Professional Development course*
  • Leadership Labs
  • Internship or relevant work experience during program
*Courses waived for students matriculated in Professional MBA program.

Track Course Sequences

Like the general management track, you will follow course sequence A if you're starting with your MBA, or course sequence B if you'd like to master real estate.

Course Sequence A

Course Sequence B

Fall (17 units) Pre-Program PreparationFall (16 Units)
Statistics Pre-Course Preparation MSRE 500 The Real Estate Process (2)
GSBA 500 Strategic Thinking and Communication (2) MSRE 502 Real Estate Law and Public Policy (3)
GSBA 518 International Economy and Business (2) MSRE 503 Commercial Real Estate Finance and Investment (3)
GSBA 515 Leading Multicultural Teams and Organizations (3) MSRE 506 Property Management (1)
GSBA 510 Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis (3) MSRE 513 Real Estate Market Analysis (3)
GSBA 516 Marketing for International Managers (2) MSRE 515 Design and Construction Management (3)
GSBA 505 Financial Management and Analysis (3) MSRE 594 – Technology and Databases for Real Estate Analysis (1)
GSBA 503 Problem Formulation and Decision Analysis (2)
Intersession (3 units)
GSBA 593 International Practicum (abroad) (3)
Spring (14 units)Spring (16 units)
GSBA 506 Operations and the Global Supply Chain (2) MSRE 507 Real Estate Development (3)
GSBA 523 International Financial Management (3) MSRE 508 Commercial Real Estate Valuation (2)
GSBA 532 International Comparative Management (2) MSRE 509 Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (3)
GSBA 517 Sustainable Business Model Design (1) MSRE 510 Real Estate Capstone (2)
Non-real estate electives (6) MSRE 511 Real Estate Seminar (1)
MSRE 517 Sustainable Real Estate (3)
MSRE 594 Strategic Asset Management (2)
Fall (16 units)Fall (17 units)
MSRE 500 The Real Estate Process (2) MBA Pre-Program Preparation
MSRE 502 Real Estate Law and Public Policy (3) Statistics pre-course preparation
MSRE 503 Commercial Real Estate Finance and Investment (3) GSBA 500 Strategic Thinking and Communication (2)
MSRE 506 Property Management (1) GSBA 518 International Economy and Business (2)
MSRE 513 Real Estate Market Analysis (3) GSBA 515 Leading Multicultural Teams and Organizations (3)
MSRE 515 Design and Construction Management (3) GSBA 510 Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis (3)
MSRE 594 – Technology and Databases for Real Estate Analysis (1) GSBA 516 Marketing for International Managers (2)
GSBA 505 Financial Management and Analysis (3)
GSBA 503 Problem Formulation and Decision Analysis (2)
Intersession (3 units)Intersession (3 units)
GSBA 593 International Practicum (abroad) (3)* GSBA 593 International Practicum (abroad) (3)
Spring (16 units)Spring (14 units)
MSRE 507 Real Estate Development (3) GSBA 506 Operations and the Global Supply Chain (2)
MSRE 508 Commercial Real Estate Valuation (2) GSBA 523 International Financial Management (3)
MSRE 509 Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (3) GSBA 532 International Comparative Management (2)
MSRE 510 Real Estate Capstone (2) GSBA 517 Sustainable Business Model Design (1)
MSRE 511 Real Estate Seminar (1) Non-real estate electives (6)
MSRE 517 Sustainable Real Estate (3)
MSRE 594 Strategic Asset Management (2)
Summer or Fall (8 units)Summer or Fall (8 units)
GSBA 590 Strategic Execution (3) GSBA 590 Strategic Execution (3)
GSBA 508 Legal and Social Environment of Business (2) (Abroad) GSBA 508 Legal and Social Environment of Business (2)
(GBSA 508 Abroad in Summer, On Campus in Fall)
Non-real estate elective (3) Non-real estate elective (3)
Additional Requirements to be completedAdditional Requirements to be completed
  • Community Service (two 6-8 hour projects or one 15+ hour project)
  • Language Competency
  • Career and Professional Development Course
  • Leadership Labs
  • Internship or relevant work experience during program
*Second Practicum may be replaced with summer study abroad course, semester exchange or internship abroad. Total units required for degree program remains the same.
  • Community Service (two 6-8 hour projects or one 15+ hour project)
  • Language Competency
  • Career and Professional Development Course
  • Leadership Labs
  • Internship or relevant work experience during program
*Second Practicum may be replaced with summer study abroad course, semester exchange or internship abroad with department approval. Total units required for degree program remains the same.

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