Real Estate Courses at USC Marshall

The William J. McMorrow Global Real Estate Initiative supports a variety of real estate courses at USC Marshall School of Business, at several educational levels. Please click on the title of the program for more detailed information.

BUAD with a Real Estate Emphasis

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in real estate finance provides specialized skill sets for students interested in real estate finance and development.

Courses in:

  • Real estate law
  • Capital markets
  • Real estate finance
  • Advanced real estate analysis

Undergraduate Minor in Real Estate Finance

The minor in real estate finance is available to all undergraduate majors except business and real estate development. It provides students with training in the areas of business, finance, real estate law, design, and urban economics.  Classes at USC Marshall include:

  • Real estate specific computer modeling & analysis
  • Real estate capital markets

MBA with Concentration in Real Estate

MBA students in the full-time or part-time program may elect to take coursework that enhances their understanding of the real estate industry.

Within the MBA program, students may choose courses in corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and capital markets, international finance, marketing, accounting, management or other alternatives depending on the individual student's strengths, weaknesses, interests and career aspirations.

Three electives (9 units) outside the Graduate School of Business Administration are permitted. For students interested in a diversified background, courses may be taken in the School of Policy Planning and Development (Master of Planning, Master of Real Estate Development), or in the School of Architecture, Law, or the Department of Civil Engineering.