Certificate in Commercial Real Estate

Certificate in Commercial Real EstateBoston University's Certificate in Commercial Real Estate introduces a broad-based knowledge of core disciplines within the commercial real estate field.

Certificates are awarded in Commercial Real Estate upon successful completion of eight courses (six required and two electives).

MET Course Waivers for CPE Alumni

Get a head start on a Master’s in City Planning

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 degree program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. Upon admittance to the program, a waiver of three graduate elective courses (12 credits) will be granted.

For more information on BU’s City Planning program, or the certificate in Commercial Real Estate or Real Estate Finance, please call the Center for Professional Education at 617–353–4497.

The Commercial Real Estate certificate program consists of the following courses:

Core Courses (Select 6)

Code Course Title Tuition
RE107 Fundamentals of Investment Analysis $725
RE112 Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance $725
RE104 Commercial Lease Analysis $725
RE106 Overview of the Real Estate Development Process $725
RE108 Advanced Investment Analysis $725
RE203 Managing Commercial Properties $725

Elective Courses (Select 2)

Code Course Title Tuition
RE109 Leadership and Executive Presence $725
RE113 Fundamentals of Market Analysis $725
RE116 Underwriting the Commercial Mortgage $725
RE119 Capital Markets $725
RE123 Physical Evaluation of Real Estate Assets $725
RE125 Practical Legal Knowledge for the Real Estate Professional $725
RE132 Managing Multi-Family Housing $725
RE140 Fundamentals of Real Estate Transactions $725
RE142 Finance, Accounting, and Taxation of Real Estate $725
RE175 Argus Cash Flow Modeling $895
FM101 Fundamentals of Facility Management Systems and Practices $725
FM102 Facility Planning and Design Management $725
FM103 Facility Construction and Project Management $725
FM104 Facility Operations and Maintenance Management $725
FM105 Facility Financial Management $725
FM106 Environmental Health and Safety for Facility Managers $725
FM107 Building Systems $725
FM108 Security Management for the Facility Manager $725