MS REAL ESTATE
PRIVATE KOGOD GRADUATES KNOW the interconnectedness of business, government, and nonprofits, and possess a strong global awareness of the impact of business on individuals and cultures around the world.
THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN REAL ESTATE
The Kogod School of Business Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) builds on a long history of excellence in real estate education at American University. The MSRE is designed to accommodate students with a variety of academic and professional backgrounds through a flexible and diverse curriculum. Learn real-estate-specific knowledge, while pursuing studies in a range of disciplines that include business and finance. Graduates are prepared for successful careers in commercial development, private equity, mortgage finance, asset and property management, acquisitions, corporate real estate, as well as government agency and nonprofit work.
YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW Kogod School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which represents the highest standard of achievement for a business school worldwide. Kogod is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Fast-Track School. MSRE students are able to satisfy three of the four CCIM requirements. Underwriting and the financial modeling process (ARGUS and Excel) are taught in Kogodâ€™s Financial Services and Information Technology Lab. American University hosts the annual Real Estate Games, where more than 1,700 people from the commercial real estate community participate and compete in an Olympic-style sporting event to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation The program satisfies eight course requirements for a Certified Property Management (CPM) designation.
GRADUATE CREDIT HOURS
The MSRE curriculum balances the financial and the business aspects of real estate, while making the most of the D.C. area’s vibrant real estate market with project visits and frequent networking opportunities. CORE COURSES (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Real Estate Development Real Estate Principles and Investments Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Markets Real Estate Financial Modeling Real Estate Transactions and Contracts Real Property and Asset Management Urban Planning and Sustainability
ELECTIVE COURSES (9 CREDIT HOURS)
Students may choose to focus their degree by pursuing a business or finance track.
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Kogod’s Real Estate Council comprises experts from across the industry, from brokerage firm executives to community developers to real estate developers. Council members are committed to developing tomorrow’s real estate leaders, and work closely with faculty and program leadership to provide students with the most up-to-date tools the real estate market demands.
Kogod’s Center for Career Development (KCCD) is committed to helping MSRE students meet their career goals. Students benefit from KCCD’s one-on-one coaching, customized real estate industry and networking events, and on-campus recruiting.
TOP MSRE EMPLOYERS
CAPITAL CITY REALTY; CONCENTRANCE CONSULTING GROUP; COSTAR GROUP; CW CAPITAL; EAGLE BANK; FAIRFAX REALTY; HINES; KB HOMES; KEMPEN COMPANY; LMS COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE; NATIXIS; PTC METROPOLITAN SETTLEMENT INC.; VORNADO REALTY YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW Classes of 2011 - 2013 Salary Data:
$71,000 MEAN / $100,000 HIGH
PETER CHINLOY, MSRE Faculty Program Director, Professor
Chinloy has published several books and articles, and his specialty is on mortgage markets and the equity side of commercial real estate. He has taught at Cornell, University of Southern California and the University of British Columbia among other schools. Chinloy received an undergraduate degree from McGill and masterâ€™s and doctoral degrees from Harvard. He has worked at and been involved as a consultant in apartment, office, retail and hotel investment and development, and at various equity and debt providers. ERIC MARIBOJOC (MBA â€™93), Associate Director, Kogod Real Estate
Program, Adjunct Professor Maribojoc is an experienced real estate professional with extensive experience in acquisition, financing, asset management, construction, leasing, repositioning and sale of multifamily, office, retail and industrial properties. He is president of River Valley Group LLC, and previously worked at Professors Capital and Pacific Western Mortgage and Investment Company. Maribojoc is an alum of the Kogod MBA program with a focus in finance and real estate. STEVEN TEITELBAUM, Adjunct Professor Teitelbaum is a senior real estate advisor at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro). He negotiates and coordinates private sector development on Metro-owned property, usually around Metrorail stations, applying principles of transitoriented development. He has practiced commercial real estate transactional law in New York and Washington, D.C. JOHN KATKISH, Executive-in-Residence Katkish is the founder and president of the asset management firm First Management Group Inc., where he supervises all client real estate and investment accounts exceeding $1 billion. Katkish has extensive experience in acquisitions, dispositions, property management, building development, lease portfolio management, debt placement, and restructuring.
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MSRE professors are LEED-accredited and bring their insights and knowledge about sustainable development into the classroom.
THE SEARCH IS OVER
HEATHER FOX, MSRE ‘12
“Through the MSRE program at Kogod, I have developed an amazing network Employer: Macerich of personal and business contacts Kogod Activities: 2011-2012 who have elevated my Kogod President, Kogod Real Estate experience and given me endless Club, Kogod Women in Business opportunities for professional Member, AU Net Impact Member development. I will continue to rely on these relationships throughout my professional career. The people I have met taught me new and insightful ways to look at society, business, and my own personal life.”
JASON A. FUDIN, MSRE ‘10 Employer: Vornado Realty Trust Kogod Activities: Finance TA, NAIOP Capitol Challenge Internships: Fannie Mae
DANIEL KROLL, MSRE ‘11 Employer: EagleBank Kogod Activities: Student Ambassador Internships: LGA Capital, LLC
“The exposure to real estate development I experienced at Kogod was invaluable in finding a job out of school.”
“One of the biggest advantages is the Kogod Career Development Center. Mock Interview Day, student-alumni networking events, and the NYC trip are just a few of the many resources at students’ disposal. In today’s job market, these resources can be the difference between finding a job and not.”
YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW Many prominent D.C.-area real estate developers and professionals are Kogod alumni. The Kogod School’s benefactor, Robert Kogod, is the former co-chairman/co-CEO of the Charles E. Smith Real Estate Company. MSRE students have the opportunity to attend professional real estate association events sponsored by the DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA), NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), BISNOW, and the student-run Kogod Real Estate Club.
KOGOD GRADUATE ADMISSIONS
Submit your online application and view application requirements at kogod.american.edu/apply All applicants are required to submit a GMAT or GRE score. Individual degree programs may offer test optional admission or waiver of the examination per the requirements detailed on the individual program webpages. Visit kogod.american.edu/admissions for more information.
SPRING 2015 DEADLINES MS admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis
NOV 15 DEC 10 2014 INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT DEADLINE
2014 FINAL DOMESTIC APPLICANT DEADLINE
FALL 2015 DEADLINES MS admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis
FEB 20 MAY 1 2015 INTERNATIONAL & SCHOLARSHIP PRIORITY DEADLINE
2015 FINAL SCHOLARSHIP CONSIDERATION DEADLINE
APPLICATIONS FOR THE MSRE PROGRAM SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 15.
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