Stanford Alexander Center for Excellence in Real Estate

Real Estate Certificate

UH Bauer MBA and MS Finance Degrees - Curriculum Academic Year 2013-2014

Degrees and Certificate

The Real Estate Certificate represents a specialty within the UH Bauer MBA and MS Finance graduate degree programs. The MBA is a 48 credit hour degree composed of 30 credit hours of core courses in business administration and 18 credit hours of electives, which are devoted to real estate courses. The Masters of Science in Finance is a 36 credit hour degree composed of 24 credit hours of core business and finance courses and 12 credit hours of electives, which are devoted to real estate courses.

Goals and Objectives

The overall goal of the “Practice Based” Graduate Real Estate Program is to provide students with an education such that upon graduation they have the skills, knowledge and practical experience to be effective in their careers from their initial employment.

In support of this goal, the real estate academic program offers a curriculum of courses structured pursuant to the
following objectives:

  • A. Comprehensive education in the fundamentals of real estate.
    (Real estate essentials, law, finance, market analysis and development of a real estate project)
  • B. Opportunities for intensive learning in the major real estate industry sectors, commercial, industrial, residential and institutional/corporate, and professions.
    (Multifamily residential, residential community development and homebuilding and construction management)
  • C. Extensive exposure to the practice of professional real estate and opportunities to become a member of the real estate community.
    (Professional development through Internship course, Real Estate Center research seminar, opportunity to participate in case study competitions and a professional capstone course)
MBA and MS Finance Degree Curriculum with Real Estate Certificate 2013-2014
MBA
48 Credit Hour Degree
18 Credit hour Real Estate Certificate
MS Finance
36 Credit Hour Degree
12 Credit Hour Real Estate Certificate
MBA
MS Finance
MBA Required Core Courses: 30 Credit Hours
  • Financial Accounting (ACCT 6331)
  • Managerial Analysis (FINA 6387)
  • Managerial Finance (FINA 6335)
  • Statistical Methods for Business (STAT 6360)
  • Business Communications and Ethical Reasoning (GENB 6350)
  • Information Systems (MIS 6341)
  • Organizational Behavior and Management (MANA 6332)
  • Marketing Administration (MARK 6361)
  • Production and Operations Management (SCM 6301)
  • Strategic Management (Capstone) (MANA 6383)
Required MS Finance Core Courses: 24 Credit Hours
Foundation Courses:
  • Financial Statement Analysis I (ACCT 6331)
  • Statistical Methods for Business (STAT 6360)
  • Managerial Analysis (FINA 6387)
  • Managerial Finance (FINA6335)
Required Advanced Courses:
  • Investments (FINA 7320)
  • Advanced Corporate Finance (FINA 7330)
  • Financial Securities And Innovation (FINA 7354)
  • Investment Strategies in Options and Other Derivatives (FINA7397)
MBA Electives: 18 CH Real Estate
MS FIN Electives: 12 CH Real Estate
Required Real Estate Courses: 10 Credit Hours
  1. FINA 7497 Essentials of Real Estate
  2. FINA 7380 Real Estate Finance
  3. FINA 7397 Developing a Real Estate Project
Required Real Estate Courses: 7 Credit Hours
  1. FINA 7497 Essentials of Real Estate
  2. FINA 7380 Real Estate Finance
Elective Real Estate Courses:
8+ Credit Hours
Choose From:
  1. FINA 7397 Real Estate Law
  2. FINA 7397 Market Analysis - Project Feasibility – Real Estate Valuation
  3. FINA 7397 Multifamily Residential Real Estate Fundamentals
  4. FINA 7297 Professional Internship
  5. FINA 7397 Real Estate Center Seminar
  6. FINA 7397 Professional Capstone Course
  7. CNST 6305 Construction Management Principles
  8. FINA 7397 Residential Community Development and Homebuilding
  9. FINA 7397 Advanced Real Estate Finance and Investment
Elective Real Estate Courses:
5+ Credit Hours
Choose From:
  1. FINA 7397 Developing a Real Estate Project
  2. FINA 7397 Real Estate Law
  3. FINA 7397 Real Estate Market Analysis and Project Feasibility
  4. FINA 7397 Multifamily Residential Real Estate Fundamentals
  5. FINA 7297 Professional Internship
  6. FINA 7397 Real Estate Center Seminar
  7. FINA 7397 Professional Capstone Course
  8. CNST 6305 Construction Management Principles
  9. FINA 7397 Residential Community Development and Homebuilding
  10. FINA 7397 Advanced Real Estate Finance and Investment
TOTAL: 48 CREDIT HOURS
TOTAL 36 CREDIT HOURS
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