Author Archives | Jackie Buchy

About Jackie Buchy

Since 2011, I have served as the assistant dean for graduate enrollment at George Mason University's School of Business. In my role, I work with prospective graduate students to identify and select the best graduate program to meet their career goals.

Careers in Real Estate

April 17, 2014

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For many years, formal education in the field of real estate was limited. Many were only exposed to on-the-job training, short courses and licensing. But in recent years this has changed as institutions across the United States have moved toward offering more formal training in real estate development. As the industry has grown, so has […]

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Why Should I Get a Masters in Real Estate Development?

March 11, 2014

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Often those who are in the real estate industry have to make a big decision when they decide to pursue a graduate degree: MBA or Masters in Real Estate Development? The decision whether to choose a traditional MBA degree or a Masters in Real Estate Development is one that needs to be carefully weighed.  With […]

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Masters in Real Estate Development Students Get Dirty

May 20, 2013

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Continuing with George Mason University’s tradition of close collaboration with the Northern Virginia Real Estate community, a group of Masters in Real Estate Development students in the Real Estate Design and Development class did an in-depth review of a Duke Realty development project, being built by DAVIS Construction.  The tour not only allowed the Masters in […]

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Top 7 Real Estate Master’s Degree Programs

May 8, 2013

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Because of the evolving nature of real estate, selecting the appropriate degree program is of paramount importance. A singular degree focus is rarely enough to provide students with all of the skills and knowledge needed for a successful future. Rather, a broader approach is much more desirable and will better serve the student in the […]

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