Graduate Certificate in Walkable Urban Real Estate Development

Please note: As of Fall 2021, this graduate certificate is no longer being offered.

Walkable urban real estate development and place management is the future of the real estate industry. Metropolitan Washington, D.C. has more examples of walkable urbanism than any other region in the country. The Graduate Certificate in Walkable Urban Real Estate Development addresses the emerging approach to the development, strategy, and management of these mixed-use, walkable places. Students will gain knowledge, insight, and skills needed to handle the unique challenges of 21st century real estate development and place management.

Students must complete all of the required and elective credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.


Certificate Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including one 3-credit required course and 9 credits in elective courses.

FINA 6290Special Topics (Walkable Urban Development, Strategy, and Place Management)
PSUS 6202Urban and Environmental Economics
Two courses selected from the following:
FINA 6240Real Estate Development
FINA 6242Real Estate Valuation and Investment
FINA 6243Strategic Planning for Walkable Urban Real Estate Companies
PSUS 6204Land Use Law