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Marquette University

Bachelor of Science in Real Estate

Program overview

The Real Estate Major at Marquette University provides a comprehensive education in commercial real estate, combining practical application with ethical and Jesuit-based learning approaches. Students will gain exposure to various real estate firms and learn through real-world applications.

Last updated: January 8, 2024

College of Business Administration

Dr. E.J. and Margaret O'Brien Hall, 1530 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA

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Academic Information

Degree offered

Bachelor of Science in Real Estate

Length of program

4 Years

Number of Credits Required

120

Mode of learning

On Campus

Unique real estate academic features

  • Focus on practical applications
  • Jesuit tradition in education
  • Emphasis on ethical decision-making.

Courses and disciplines/concentrations offered

  • Elements of Calculus
  • Business Day 1
  • Business Applications: Basic Business Analytic Tools
  • Introduction to Statistics and Business Analytics
  • Business Communication
  • Foundations for Academic and Career Success
  • Career Planning and Application Strategies
  • Strategies for Entering the Business World
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Behavior and Organization
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Information Systems or Accounting Information Systems
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Ethics structured elective
  • Core Enhancement structured elective
  • Analytics structured elective
  • Discovery Tier/Non-Business Electives/Open Elective
  • Marquette Core Curriculum (MCC) – 30 Credits

Real Estate Extracurricular Opportunities

Notable traditions & events

  • Conferences
  • Events
  • A Decade of Excellence: 10-Year Celebration

Real estate extracurricular activities available

  • Commercial Real Estate Club
  • Internships
  • Teaching
  • Research & Outreach
  • Diversity in Real Estate
  • REALM Network

Networking opportunities

  • Real Estate Club meetings with guest speakers
  • Site visits
  • Conferences
  • Mentor program
  • Internships and career discussions

Recruiting

General info on roles students fill after graduation

  • Market analysis
  • Financing
  • Development of commercial real estate
  • Applied decision-makers in various firms

Average salary post graduation

$59,179

Common employers​

  • National life insurance companies
  • Banks to commercial property management firms
  • Real estate development and brokerage companies

Faculty and Research

Faculty & Staff for the Program

Distinguished real estate faculty members or research areas

George Cashman

Professor of Finance

Andrew Hunt

Vieth Director for the Center for Real Estate

David Krill

Senior Director, Center for Real Estate

Alumni Support

Successful real estate alumni

Mike Belot

Senior Vice President, Bucks Ventures & Development

Dan Letter

Global Head of Capital Deployment

Scott J. Yauck

President & CEO, Cobalt Partners LLC

Real estate alumni networks and associations

  • The Realm Network
  • The Handshake Program

Accreditations and Rankings

National Universities (2023 - 2024)

Ranking: 86

Financial Information

Tuition fees

47,690

Financial aid

Available.

Scholarships

Available.

General information

Where is the program housed on campus?

The Marquette University Center for Real Estate.

Campus Size

Marquette University is a private Jesuit research university with a campus size of 107 acres

Contact Information

Marquette University Admissions

1250 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233

(414) 288-7302

Marquette University Real Estate Club

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