George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Masters in Real Estate Development Degree

MS in Real Estate Development

Event Alert: Learn more about the MS in Real Estate Development program at our upcoming information session:  

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Register Here!

Application Update:

The Fall 2022 application is now open. Please note that we are still accepting applications for Spring 2022. Apply today!


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Build an active, growing network of real estate professionals.

Gain the critical skills, leadership capacity, and entrepreneurial spirit necessary to lead the responsible development of vibrant, livable communities with our master of science in real estate development.

Whether you are in the early stages of your career or have years of experience under your belt, our program prepares you for key positions in real estate investment and development. From day one, you will see how your professors’ real-world industry expertise enriches your classroom experience. Our faculty members go beyond their teaching responsibilities and serve as mentors to promote your professional growth. Our interactive class structure encourages you to contribute your own personal experiences while acquiring new perspectives from your classmates.

Our cross-disciplinary curriculum brings real-world experience into the classroom through case studies, site tours, problem-solving simulations, and guest lectures.

Learn practical skills to lead and manage every aspect of real estate development, including:

  • Market Analysis and Site Selection
  • Investment Feasibility and Financial Analysis
  • Entitlements and Site Planning
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Disposition/Sales Strategies

In partnership with George Mason University's Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship, we provide students with the unique opportunity to connect with the Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., real estate development community.