Graduate Certificate in Walkable Urban Real Estate Development

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.

Required Courses • 3 Credits

  • FINA 6290 | Walkable Urban Development, Strategy, and Place Management

Electives • 9 Credits

Real Estate Development, Law, and Strategic Planning (choose one of the following):

  • FINA 6240 | Real Estate Development
  • FINA 6243 | Strategic Planning for Real Estate Companies
  • PSUS 6204 | Land Use Law*

Real Estate Finance (choose one of the following):

  • FINA 6241 | Financing Real Estate Development
  • FINA 6242 | Real Estate Valuation and Investment

Sustainable Urban Planning:

  • PSUS 6202 | Urban and Environmental Economics*

*Please note: these courses are only offered on the Arlington campus.