George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

The Impact of the Mason MS in Real Estate Development on Your Career

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There are a multitude of exciting career paths in commercial real estate investment and development. A graduate degree like our MS in Real Estate Development can help you specialize further in your existing career or expand your professional options into other sectors of the commercial real estate industry. It can also help you better serve your clients by helping you understand the pressures they face in a development project.

As a student in the MS in Real Estate Development program, our dedicated career services team offers you personalized career consulting services for life. That means throughout your time in the program and even after you graduate, you will have access to our career services and our broad network of employers. We also connect our students to recruiters specializing in the real estate industry and cover registration fees so you can attend industry events to grow your professional network of contacts.

Some of the industry sectors our students and alumni work in include:

  • Real estate development
  • Brokerage
  • Architecture
  • Civil engineering
  • Construction and project management
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate law

Representative Student and Alumni Employers

  • Avalon
  • Bozzuto
  • CBG Building Company
  • DAVIS Construction
  • EagleBank
  • Foulger-Pratt Companies
  • JBG Smith Properties
  • Kettler
  • Lennar
  • Lincoln Property Company
  • Madison Marquette
  • Peterson Companies
  • Pulte Group
  • WashREIT

Representative Student and Alumni Job Titles

  • Managing Partner
  • Shareholder
  • Director of Development and Construction
  • Director of Project Management and Development
  • Vice President of Development
  • Vice President of Finance
  • Project Executive
  • Project Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Land Acquisition Associate
  • Land Development Project Manager
  • Realty Specialist
  • Analyst