Real Estate (MS)

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Program Description

The Master of Science in Real Estate program offered by the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate integrates theory, real-world application, and practice-based immersion in all phases of real estate— from initiating and analyzing to negotiating, financing, and closing the transaction. Courses examine, in detail, the breadth and depth of the various real estate disciplines, including development, finance, investment, valuation, project management, law, market analysis, digital imaging, and economics. Topics range from analyzing and financing to managing and owning.

The Master of Science in Real Estate curriculum provides students with both the fundamental knowledge and the advanced analytical skills required for success across the broad spectrum of the real estate industry. Schack Institute of Real Estate faculty members are leading practitioners, who explore trends and address issues that are relevant to the industry. Students receive a solid theoretical foundation as well as the hands-on experience to apply what they learn in class to the working environment.

Degree candidates become part of a global network of more than 2,000 alumni who connect with students through a mentoring program, introduce them to professional development opportunities, and provide scholarship support. Throughout their course of study, students are encouraged to take a conscientious approach to their profession as they explore how their expertise can best be used to meet the challenges and developing needs of today's society.


All applicants to the School of Professional Studies (SPS) are required to submit the general application requirements, which include:

  • Application Fee
  • College/University Transcripts
  • Résumé
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Degree Requirements
  • Recommendations
  • Kira Talent Assessment
  • Degree-Specific Requirements
  • English Language Assessment
  • Pearson Versant English Placement Test
  • International Transcript Evaluation
  • International Student Visa Requirements

See degree specific application requirements for instructions specific to this program.