Saint Joseph's MBA model is the first and only in Philadelphia to allow you to fully customize your experience. Our stackable, three-certificate model lets you choose two specializations in addition to a core MBA set of courses. Take them in any order, at your own pace, with the added flexibility of choosing online or on-campus options.
The real estate finance certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as part of the stackable MBA or Finance M.S. Whether you enroll in the real estate finance certificate on its own or stack it as part of the MBA or M.S., you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
What is the Financial Applications in Real Estate Certificate?
Students who choose to earn a real estate finance certificate gain an understanding of the theory and practice of finance within the industry. The program requires completion of 12 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses taken at Saint Joseph's University. The program is designed by experts and connected to a deep network of alumni leaders in the real estate industry to help students take their career to the next level.
- FIN 550: Shareholder Value Management (3 credits) — This course must be completed before taking upper-level courses in this certificate.
- REF 605 Commercial Real Estate Evaluation (3 credits)
- REF 606 to REF 799 (3 credits)
- REF 606 to REF 799 (3 credits)
What Can You Do with a Financial Applications in Real Estate Certificate?
Individuals who hold a background in market finance and have an understanding of property valuation are highly sought after by employers. Students who pursue a real estate finance certificate can pursue several career paths, including the following:
- Commercial Real Estate Analyst
- Real Estate Broker
- Property Appraiser
- Real Estate Acquisitions Manager
- Financial Analyst
- Property Assessor
How Will a Financial Applications in Real Estate Certificate from Saint Joseph’s University Advance Your Career?
The stackable real estate finance certificate enables MBA students to develop an understanding of the theory and practice of the real estate industry. You will study commercial real estate valuation, residential loans and investments, commercial real estate development and more, equipping you with the knowledge necessary to pursue a successful career in real estate finance.
Financial Applications in Real Estate Certificate and the MBA
With stackable certificates, Saint Joseph’s University now offers the opportunity to complete an MBA in as little as one year. If you are interested in pursuing a future in real estate finance, you now have the option to stack the business administration certificate with the real estate finance certificate as well as one other certificate of your choosing. By combining a certificate with one of the second stackable MBA certificate options listed below, you will be prepared to advance your career with the confidence needed in an ever-changing business world.
STACKABLE CERTIFICATE OPTIONS:
- Business Administration
- Applied Investment Analysis
- Corporate Financial Management
- Data Analytics
- Data Management
- Data Science
- Human Resources Management
- Healthcare Management Stackable Certificate (MBA)
Average part-time: 2 - 4 semesters, or 6 -12 months.
The real estate finance certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that makes sense with your schedule and goals.
|Credits||12 credits or 4 courses.|
|Spring, summer or fall.|
|Format||Online, on campus, or hybrid of both formats.|
|Tuition for 2022-2023||
$1,140 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
|Stack this Certificate into Master’s Programs||The credits of the real estate finance certificate can be applied towards the MBA or the Finance M.S.|
|Potential Career Paths||
The real estate finance certificate helps prepare graduates for jobs such as:
You can enroll in this certificate with any bachelor’s degree. No business background or related experience required.
You must complete FIN 550, the first course of the certificate, before you can take the remaining higher-level finance certificate courses. This course is a prerequisite for the higher-level finance courses offered.
The GMAT is not required for certificates. To learn more about the admission process and required materials, Graduate Admission can provide more information or answer any questions.
Scholarships, federal and state grants, loans and other types of financial aid may be available to those who qualify. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand your options.
Note: discounts cannot be combined.
Saint Joseph’s is a Yellow Ribbon School that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.