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Master of Science in Real Estate

Program Overview

School: Graziadio Business School
Cost: $30,150 per term*
Units: 34 units
Terms: 12 months
Location(s): Malibu
Accreditation: AACSB, WSCUC
  • Fall 2021 Deadlines
  • Priority: November 30, 2020
  • Standard: February 15, 2021
  • Final: April 26, 2021
  • Classes Begin: August 30, 2021
*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.

Accelerate Your Real Estate Career

The full-time Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program is designed for individuals seeking to acquire skills in financial analysis, law, economics, and decision-making. The 12-month program allows you to accelerate your real estate career by arming you with practical skills needed to succeed in real estate investment, development, and asset management, giving you a unique, competitive edge in today's burgeoning real estate and debt/equity markets. From local industry partnerships to a global real estate trip, the MS in Real Estate is an enriching experience that is creating the next generation of real estate leaders.

Official CCIM (Certified Commerical Investment) Member

Pepperdine’s Master of Science in Real Estate program is recognized by The CCIM Institute as a Fast Track Program. With the Alliance Partner status, MSRE graduates can now achieve the CCIM designation by waiving most of the core designation courses, and will typically also meet the professional experience requirement. The designation recognizes the high-quality curriculum and rigorous professional standards expected in our MSRE program. CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is a professional qualification, typically requiring an extensive period of study and assessment, plus relevant professional experience. It is recognized as a benchmark demonstration of significant professional competence.

Program Benefits:

  • High-impact experiential learning through the Education to Business (E2B) program
  • 12-month optional practical training opportunity
  • Outstanding faculty with a unique combination of academic accomplishments and industry experience
  • Values-based curriculum focused on personal and professional growth
  • Small class sizes providing a supportive learning environment and meaningful student-faculty interactions
  • Extensive networking opportunities with an alumni network of more than 40,000 professionals worldwide

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Quick Facts

  • MalibuCampus Location
  • 1 yrOptional Practical Training (OPT)
  • GMATor GRE Not Required
  • 1 yrProgram


Dongshin Kim Assistant Professor of Finance and Real Estate

"In the next decade, global financial trends will dramatically reshape real estate markets, disrupt historical business models, and create great challenges for growth. To successfully navigate these shifting economic environments, real estate professionals need to equip themselves with sharper analytical and practical skills."


How many units are required to complete the MSRE?

The program requires completion of a minimum of 34 units, but students may complete additional electives to earn up to 40 (or more) units.

How long does the program take to complete?

Our MSRE program is designed for immersive, full-time study in Malibu, coupled with internship and global study opportunities that broaden your experience. Unlike an MBA, which is often a two-year program, a Master of Science in Real Estate from Pepperdine Graziadio is completed in one year/three semesters, which means you to enter the marketplace faster.

What fees are required?

Below is a list of estimated fees for full-time students:

  • Application for admission - $150
  • Enrollment fee - $1,000
  • Business Society activity fee (per trimester) - $40
  • Books and supplies - $1,000 (per trimester, approximate)
  • Annual student health insurance (optional) - $2,077 (Policy Period: 08/15-12/31)
  • On-campus graduate housing (optional) - $8,000 (per trimester, approximate)

How many years of work experience is required for admission?

Work experience is not required for admission.

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Full-Time Programs
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263