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Real Estate and Construction Certificate in Development and Land Use

Diploma Description

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Offered by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, the Certificate in Development and Land Use will give a foundational understanding of the legal and regulatory environment of development activities, as well as a basic overview of the development process and development financing. Students who complete this certificate will gain an understanding of how land use and regulation affect new development, what it takes to make a development ready for approval, and how development is financed. These skills will prepare students for careers in the field. The Certificate is comprised of two required courses and four electives.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

The Real Estate Development Process

Learn the fundamental phases of real estate development for various property types.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Navigating Zoning, Land Use, and Development Planning

Examine land use and environmental regulations that affect real estate development and identify opportunities they create.

2020 Fall
2 sections

ELECTIVES

Complete 4

Real Estate Development Market Analysis and Feasibility

Learn fundamental real estate market analysis principles and techniques to make better-informed development and investment decisions.

2020 Fall
1 section

Financing Real Estate Development Projects

Examine the real estate development finance process for new building projects and for renovations.

2020 Fall
1 section

Affordable Housing Finance and Development

Examine the world of affordable housing and the many programs in this category available to developers and investors.

2020 Fall
1 section

Multifamily Residential Development

Study residential real estate development from financial, land use, design, and public policy perspectives.

2020 Fall
1 section

Hotel Real Estate Development

Gain an understanding of the hotel product as a real estate investment.

Construction Essentials for Real Estate Developers

Explore and discuss the construction management techniques used by successful owners and developers of multifamily and commercial projects.

2020 Fall
1 section

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required

The Real Estate Development Process

Learn the fundamental phases of real estate development for various property types.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Navigating Zoning, Land Use, and Development Planning

Examine land use and environmental regulations that affect real estate development and identify opportunities they create.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Real Estate Development Market Analysis and Feasibility

Learn fundamental real estate market analysis principles and techniques to make better-informed development and investment decisions.

2020 Fall
1 section

Financing Real Estate Development Projects

Examine the real estate development finance process for new building projects and for renovations.

2020 Fall
1 section

Affordable Housing Finance and Development

Examine the world of affordable housing and the many programs in this category available to developers and investors.

2020 Fall
1 section

Multifamily Residential Development

Study residential real estate development from financial, land use, design, and public policy perspectives.

2020 Fall
1 section

Hotel Real Estate Development

Gain an understanding of the hotel product as a real estate investment.

Construction Essentials for Real Estate Developers

Explore and discuss the construction management techniques used by successful owners and developers of multifamily and commercial projects.

2020 Fall
1 section