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program overview

Program Overview

Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate

The Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate is designed to fit the schedule and educational needs of working professionals by providing a turn key program to further develop skills, expand networks and achieve professional accreditation. We offer two types of programs; an onsite and live online options. The onsite program offers direct networking opportunities with real estate leaders who provide personal insights and pivotal connections for deal sourcing and career growth. Classes are taught across five Pepperdine locations throughout California (Orange County up to Northern California) and in Texas, as well as an online option with weekend-long training modules for convenience. The live online program includes interactive streaming sessions that meet the needs of professionals with busy, fast-paced careers who may not have the time to travel for the traditional classroom experience. The Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate program is taught by leading academics and top commercial real estate professionals who share global trends that are reshaping the real estate market, provide real world applications while coaching students to advance their career providing them unprecedented market knowledge of the commercial real estate industry. Prepare yourself for the changing future of real estate by earning your Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate at Pepperdine Graziadio.

National Certificate Program

The Pepperdine Graziadio certificate program invites real estate professionals across the country to deepen their knowledge of the commercial real estate industry while sharpening their analytical and practical skills. This program will prepare students to better understand and successfully navigate the shifting economic, financial and legal environments. Graduates will acquire practical, cutting edge graduate level education in private equity real estate, private debt/finance, publicly traded real estate (REITs), securitized debt and real estate development.

Value Focused

This unique Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate program offers an amazing return on our students’ investment. Students can earn an Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate within six months that features master level courses and designation courses & exams valued at more than $90,000.

Innovative, A First Of Its Kind

A first of its kind for the commercial real estate industry, a national collaboration with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), creates unprecedented value for real estate professionals:

  • 25 points toward the Certified Mortgage Bankers (CMB) designation
  • Access to various MBA courses as part of the self-paced elective section
  • Graduates of the program are eligible to submit their Chartered Realty Investor (CRI) Designation applications as part of this program.
  • CREF Servicing/Tech Conference one-day pass (Dallas 2016) & 12-month subscription to MBA’s commercial/multifamily Newslink

MBA

Real World Industry Expertise

The program features leading academics and top commercial real estate industry professionals and developers who will share global, commercial, real estate trends that are reshaping the market while coaching students to advance their career.

Designed For Busy Professionals

Designed to fit the schedule and educational needs of working professionals, this unique program provides students the opportunity to further develop their skills, expand their network and achieve professional accreditation within six months offering two program options, an onsite with conveniently located classes and a live online option with interactive streaming sessions, both in a weekend format.

Valuable Networking Opportunities

The onsite program offers direct networking events and opportunities throughout the program with top real estate leaders and professionals who share the latest in strategic commercial real estate trends,  provide personal insights and pivotal connections for deal sourcing and career growth. 

Program Appeals to those Interested in Real Estate

Program is open to candidates from all areas of real estate, ranging from those beginning their careers to professionals who seek to advance into leaders in their respective areas.

 

Earn Your Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate and More

  • Graduates of the program are eligible to submit their Chartered Realty Investor (CRI) Designation applications ($2,100 value to include exam application and enrollment fee)
  • 25 points toward Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation
  • One-day CREF pass to Servicing/Tech Conference in Dallas, 2016 ($900 value)
  • A 12-month subscription to MBA’s commercial/multifamily Newslink ($70 value)