Master of Science in Real Estate Program
Broaden Your Approach to Real Estate, Increase Your Career Potential
Make strides in the competitive world of real estate with a broader, fundamental understanding of real estate finance, development, and asset management. The 12-month, Full-Time MS in Real Estate (MSRE) program develops your ability to solve complex challenges through a holistic lens, with a focus on financial analysis, law, economics, and decision-making. With opportunities to build local partnerships and participate in a Global Business Intensive, students gain a unique, competitive edge to advance in the burgeoning real estate and debt/equity markets.
12 Month Program
Small Class Sizes
GMAT/GRE Not Required
Global Alumni Network of 47,000+
Beautiful Malibu Campus
CCIM Fast-Track: As an official Certified Commercial Investment (CCIM) member, students who graduate from the MSRE program can waive certain CCIM core designation courses and achieve CCIM designation at an accelerated pace. CCIM is recognized as a benchmark demonstration of significant professional competence.
CA Real Estate Articulation Agreement: MSRE graduates may waive the two-year work experience requirement for the California Department of Real Estate broker's license exam. Additionally, many MSRE requirements count towards the salespersons and/or brokers pre-licensing courses.
Education to Business (E2B™): Apply your degree in the real-world with our experiential, client-based projects where you'll act as a business consultant and work alongside leading executives at renowned organizations.
12-month OPT: Opportunity for students with an F-1 visa to apply for optional practical training opportunity (OPT).
$32,265 per term*
*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.
Take the Next Step
Reach out to us to learn more about the Graziadio Business School.
Get in Touch
Fill out the Request Information form to learn about the opportunities that await you as a student at Pepperdine Graziadio.
Attend an Event
Learn more about your program by signing up for a class visit, information session, webinar or graduate fair.
Start Your Application
Ready to start your journey to Pepperdine Graziadio? Begin your application today to take the next step towards your future.
MS in Real Estate Admission
Priority Fall Deadline
Standard Fall Deadline
Final Fall Deadline
Prospective students for the Master of Science in Real Estate program can expect to pay a tuition cost of $62,817* after merit awards. Without merit awards, the cost of tuition is $73,590.
|Full program cost||$73,590|
|Average merit award reduction||-$10,773|
|*Total tuition with merit award||$62,817|
*Pepperdine welcomes federal and state aid eligibility and veteran benefits which may further reduce tuition cost. Estimated tuition is based on the average merit award. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or above. Tuition is billed at a flat rate for Terms 1 and 2; shifts to per-unit rate for Term 3.
The Company You'll Keep
When you join the Graziadio community, you'll join a global network of over 47,000 alumni actively shaping the world of business at top organizations, including:
Fall 2021 Student Profile
Top Industries: Bar graph shows the percentage breakdown of current industries our students were employed upon time of application submission. 29%% Real Estate/Development, 13.33% Financial Services/Insurance, 13% Other Industries, 8% Consulting/Business Services, 8% Government Agencies. This information reflects the data collected from MSRE applications for the fall 2021 cohort.
Avg. Work Experience
Values-Based, Personalized Learning
The Master of Science in Real Estate at Pepperdine Graziadio comes with small, collaborative classes led by our renowned faculty who are personally committed to your academic and professional success. With ethical, sustainable business woven into the core of our teachings and an emphasis on experiential learning, you'll experience a truly unique, transformational graduate degree within a global community of Best for the World Leaders.
Your Career in Real Estate
Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect MS in Real Estate students with other like-minded professionals and navigate potential career opportunities. Our dedicated advisors provide personalized guidance, career-building tools, and access to an extensive network of students, alumni, and employers around the globe.
Your Personal Master's Support Team
The academic success of our students is at the heart of everything we do. Through our wide variety of MSRE Student Success resources and workshops, our students have the opportunity to develop their writing, presentation, test preparation, and time management abilities as well as enhance their reading comprehension and access our comprehensive library services.
Student Clubs and Organizations
Life at Graziadio extends beyond the classroom with our student-initiated and student-run groups. Develop and enhance your leadership skills in one of the many clubs and organizations that are open to all current students. With over a dozen clubs and organizations such as the Pepperdine Real Estate Association (PREA), Graziadio Women's Business Society, Entertainment, Media and Sports Society, Graziadio Student Advisory Council, and so much more to choose from, you'll be able to find a group that fits you.
Study Real Estate in a Global Destination
Grow as a leader through international experiences that enhance cross-cultural communication and broaden career opportunities. MS in Real Estate students have the opportunity to apply to and participate in a one-week Global Business Incentives trip or a full trimester program at one of our 40 university partners in over 25 countries.
Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School
We strive to facilitate an enriching student experience. Bloomberg Businessweek, The Princeton Review, Forbes, Fortune, and U.S. News & World Report have reported on our high-quality programs and faith-based education.
"The program established a deep understanding of real estate principles, finance, investments, and economics from price negotiation practice to global issues. The level of resources and access to market performance updates created a habit to constantly seek new information to stay informed even after graduating from Graziadio is invaluable. The market is constantly changing and understanding the volatility of each market is crucial component of my professional career. The unwavering camaraderie developed between the cohort and professors have made my time at Graziadio the most memorable and I never felt alone on this journey."
- Christine Zhu
Class of 2020
"I gained a tremendous amount of knowledge from the broad real estate curriculum and developed the technical skill set necessary for a career in real estate investing. The mix of faculty, as full-time professors and industry professionals, provided a unique perspective in the classroom and guest speakers, site visits, and the study abroad experience, led to a comprehensive understanding of the multi-faceted industry and unlocked quality networking opportunities across all real estate asset types and investment strategies. The program also had a strong emphasis on professional development, which aided in securing a full-time position after the program and instilled successful applications for future endeavors."
- Noah Tillipman
Class of 2018
“The MSRE Program at Pepperdine provided me with exceptional knowledge and tools across diverse subjects of finance, investments and legal issues that are experienced in today’s unpredictable real estate markets. As an international student, it also gave me great networking opportunities to meet industry leading individuals and networking events that allowed me to easily convert from a graduate student to a working professional in the United States.”
- Francisco Galvez
Class of 2019
"The MSRE program at Pepperdine helped shape me into becoming a true well-rounded businesswoman. I have the analytical skills needed for the industry but I also have the ability to speak to people with confidence. The professors in the program were phenomenal; they go over and beyond to make sure you understand the material and are ready to go out in the industry with confidence. The program opened my eyes to the unlimited possibilities that exist in the real estate world."
- Samira Fatehyar
Class of 2019