Getting a Degree in Real Estate from the Baker Program

Two Years

Rather than simply scratching the surface with a one-year course of study, the two-year Baker real estate master’s program fully prepares you to become an expert and leader in the real estate industry.


At the end of their first semester, students, in collaboration with their advisors, select a concentration—an area of specialized expertise that distinguishes them in the industry


summer internship between the first and second year of the grad program typically aligns with your chosen area of concentration, and gives you a distinct edge in a finding leadership positions in the industry upon graduation


In between the fall and spring semesters, graduate students in the Baker program embark on site visits that include meetings with alumni and local real estate leaders, and exploration of a variety of environments around the world

Largest Full-Time Faculty

Specialists in their fields, our faculty members provide expertise in areas as diverse as:

  • The role of the developer, owner, investor, financier, operator, and user
  • Investigation into development, finance, investment and deal structuring, architecture, sustainable design, property management, urban design and economics, and more, all with an underlying emphasis on equitable and sustainable built environments

Outside the Classroom

Case competitions, the Cornell Real Estate Reviewstudent groups, and paid assistantships provide additional opportunities to connect and enhance your graduate real estate education.

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