2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 22, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Real Estate MSRE


College: Business Administration Degree: MSRE
Department: Executive Development Center Option: Nonthesis
Program Websites: http://www.business.ucf.edu/graduate-programs

Program Description


The Professional Master of Science in Real Estate (PMRE) program was designed by the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate as a flagship graduate program that prepares students to pursue careers in commercial real estate brokerage and appraisal, real estate development, mortgage brokerage, institutional real estate investment management, capital markets, and asset management.

This program is a professional program with a market rate tuition and is considered a part-time program. The tuition is the same for Florida residents and non-residents. Please visit www.business.ucf.edu/graduate-programs for more information.

The program is:

  • 20-month program offered in Downtown Orlando
  • Limited class size, cohort program
  • Classes meet 2 evenings per week
  • No work experience requirement
  • Personal interview required for admission

The PMRE is a 20-month cohort program that meets two evenings per week, allowing the busy professional to work full-time while earning this degree. Classes are held at UCF’s Executive Development Center located in downtown Orlando. PMRE students will find a high level of personal attention from program administrators from the moment they apply.

Students advance through all courses together as a cohort using their professional experience as an important addition to the learning process. The program’s 30-credit-hour curriculum combines a professional business core with courses in finance, marketing, and accounting and advanced coursework in real state. Students earn Argus Software Certification and are eligible for the fast track to a CCIM designation upon graduation. Graduates of the professional PMRE program are equipped with highly applicable knowledge of real estate disciplines that enable them to advance their careers in a variety of organizations. Graduates are also well prepared to sit for the Florida real estate brokerage and appraisal licenses.

This program is a professional program with a market rate tuition and is considered a part-time program. The tuition is the same for Florida residents and non-residents. Please visit www.business.ucf.edu/graduate-programs for more information.

Curriculum


The Professional Master of Science in Real Estate (PMRE) program was designed by the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate as a flagship graduate program that prepares students to pursue careers in commercial real estate brokerage and appraisal, real estate development, mortgage brokerage, institutional real estate investment management, capital markets, and asset management. Students earn Argus Software Certification and are eligible for the fast track to a CCIM designation upon graduation.

Total Credit Hours Required: 30 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Required Courses—30 Credit Hours


Capstone Course


The PMRE’s capstone course, REE 6737 - Real Estate Development , is required by all students. Students will create a comprehensive development project that covers the real estate development process, regulatory considerations, financial and market feasibility, management and control, and environmental aspects of real estate development.

Additional Program Requirements


Any student enrolled in a College of Business Administration master’s degree program who earns more than two final course grades below a B- will be dismissed from the program and retention plans will not be supported by the College of Business Administration.

Application Requirements


For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions  section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements , applicants to this program must provide:

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
  • The GMAT is not required.
  • Three letters of recommendation or three e-mail addresses of recommenders.
  • Prepare a goal statement that answers the following questions:
  1. Describe what motivated you either professionally or personally to pursue a master’s degree.
  2. Describe the steps you took to select UCF and this program. Include how long you have been considering graduate school and how you learned about this program.
  3. Describe a specific academic experience or professional business skill you hope to acquire through the program and how you plan to use it going forward.
  • Résumé.
  • Interview. The student will be contacted to schedule an interview after the application is complete. 
  • A computer-based score of 233 (or 91 internet-based score) on the Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL) is required if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official language, or if an applicant’s degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where English is the only official language or a university where English is the only official language of instruction. Although we prefer the TOEFL, we will accept IELTS scores of 7.0.
  • Applicants applying to this program whose completed bachelor’s degree is from a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only. 

Early application tuition discounts are available for this program. To view early application discount deadlines, and for more information, visit the Executive Development Center website at www.business.ucf.edu/graduate-programs.

Application Deadlines


Real Estate MSRE *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1    
The next available term for this program is Fall 2019. Classes will be taught at the UCF Executive Development Center in Downtown Orlando.
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Financials


Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information  section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.

Fellowships


Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.

Contact Info


Graduate Program

Robin Hofler
mba@bus.ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-235-3913
DTC 201B

Graduate Admissions

Keri Corbett
gradadmissions@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
GMAT: RZT-HT-58
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

Graduate Fellowships

Grad Fellowships
Telephone: 407-823-0127
gradfellowship@ucf.edu
https://funding.graduate.ucf.edu

Graduate Financial Aid

UCF Student Financial Assistance
Millican Hall 120
Telephone: 407-823-2827
Appointment Line: 407-823-5285
Fax: 407-823-5241
finaid@ucf.edu
http://finaid.ucf.edu