Real Estate Studies Programs
New Online Real Estate Program Launching in May 2016
A new Certificate in Commercial Real Estate Practice will offer its first course online starting May 10: Real Estate Investment and Risk Analysis.
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BU's Center for Professional Education offers four comprehensive programs covering an assortment of topics related to the real estate industry. Our faculty—made up of practicing professionals from a wide variety of specialties—bring firsthand knowledge and expertise to the classroom.
The Real Estate Studies Program offers certificates in the following topics:On campus:
- Commercial Real Estate
- Facilities Management
- Real Estate Finance
- Commercial Real Estate Practice
We are affiliated with the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).
Program DatesOn campus:
A variety of courses are offered three times a year: September, January, and April. Most courses run for eight weeks.Online:
The first online course in Commercial Real Estate Practice begins May 2016; additional courses will be offered in the future.
There are no specific requirements to enroll in the Real Estate Studies Program. Students may take all of the required courses for a certificate, or opt for a single course.
MET Course Waivers for CPE Alumni
Get a head start on a Master’s in City Planning or Urban Affairs
Students who earn a Center for Professional Education certificate in Commercial Real Estate or Real Estate Finance may apply coursework toward the Master of City Planning or Master of Urban Affairs degree programs at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. Upon admittance to either program, a waiver of three graduate elective courses (12 credits) will be granted.
For more information on BU’s City Planning and Urban Affairs programs, or the certificate in Commercial Real Estate or Real Estate Finance, please call the Center for Professional Education at 1–866–633–9370 or 617–353–4497.