This program is a part of our Management and Information Systems Technology (MIST) Programs.Management Information Systems Technology is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized acceditation association for business education.
The real estate major is designed to prepare students for successful careers in the real estate industry. Rather than preparing students specifically as broker/salespersons, appraisers, property managers, or real estate developers, the proposed curriculum produces significant exposure to all facets of the profession while stressing common underlying principles of business. Graduates of the program will find opportunities with depository institutions in the mortgage-lending area with mortgage bankers, insurance companies. or pension funds, which finance real estate ventures.
Students successfully completing the 120-credit requirement will not only receive a bachelor of science degree but also will qualify to sit for several of the certification exams available in the real estate profession. After completing the coursework of the Real Estate major, students should be able to demonstrate successful experience of a broad, high-quality education of the varied aspects of business; demonstrate the technical training necessary for success in real estate and related areas; and, utilize the status of a bachelors degree to professionalize their real estate careers.
The following coursework is required to complete the major in Real Estate:48 Business Core credits 9 Business Skills credits34 CORE Curriculum credits10 General Elective credits3 credits of Real Estate Major Electives16 credits of Real Estate Requirements
120 credits are required for degree, the last 30 of which must be taken at La Roche College.
Note: A variety of credit options exist for individuals currently working in the real estate industry. For information on earning college credit for your professional experience and skills, contact the La Roche College Office of Graduate Studies and Adult Education.
Find out how your work experience may count for college credit through our Credit for Life Experience Program. To learn more about this option, CLICK HERE.