Graduate Minor in Real Estate

An option for any professional student at Cornell

Professional graduate students from any discipline at Cornell are invited to enroll in the Graduate Minor in Real Estate. The minor gives professional graduate students across the university the opportunity to take advantage of the wide variety of real estate courses offered by the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate.

Upon successful completion of the required classes, the Graduate Minor in Real Estate designation will appear on students’ official Cornell transcript.

The Graduate Minor in Real Estate at Cornell University is fulfilled with a minimum of five courses, totaling a minimum of 15 credit hours.   A minimum 3.0 GPA is required in the coursework completed for the minor.

HOW TO APPLY

Students interested in pursuing the Graduate Minor in Real Estate should contact Beth VanDine at baf22@cornell.edu, Graduate Programs in the Office of Student Services.

REQUIRED COURSEWORK

MMH students must complete the following three required courses totaling nine credits:

  • HADM 6200 Principles of Real Estate (3 credits)
  • HADM 7510 Properties Development and Planning (3 credits)
  • HADM 6280 Real Estate Finance and Investments (3 credits) _OR
  • HADM 6210 Hospitality Real Estate Finance

All other students must complete the following four required courses totaling nine credits:

  • HADM 6200 Principles of Real Estate (3 credits)
  • CRP 5320 Real Estate Development Process I (1.5 credits) _AND_
  • CRP 5321 Real Estate Development Process II (1.5 credits) _OR
  • HADM 6255 Real Estate Development (3 credits)
  • HADM 6280 Real Estate Finance and Investments (3 credits)_OR
  • HADM 6210 Hospitality Real Estate Finance

ELECTIVE COURSEWORK

All students must take a minimum of three credits from each of the below categories.  You may use six credits from the enrichment category to meet all elective requirements of the minor. Course enrollment may be subject to prerequisites. Course availability changes each semester and not all courses may be offered each semester.  Approved elective courses include:

Enrichment Courses:

HADM 6570      Project Management for Real Estate Development

CRP 6560         Real Estate Transactions & Deal Structuring

HADM 6870      Real Estate Law

HADM 6271      Investment in Real Estate Securities and Funds

HADM 6205      Real Estate Financial Modeling

HADM 6500      Sustainable Development

HADM 6250      Securitization and Structured Financial Products

HADM 6520      Hospitality Asset Management

HADM 6255      Real Estate Development

NBA 5040         Real Estate Tax (Also listed as AEM 4534)

Complementary Courses:

CEE 5950         Construction Planning and Operations

CRP 5560         Creating the Built Environment

CRP 5561         Innovation and Strategy in Real Estate Development

CRP 5562         Zoning, Entitlements and Subdivision Regulations

CRP 5563         Real Estate Project Workshop

CRP 5590         Legal Aspects of Land Use Planning

CRP 6430         Affordable Housing Policy and Programs

CRP 6565         International Cases and Contracts

CRP 6580         Residential and Commercial Development

HADM 4510      Restaurant Development

HADM 6020      Wellness and Spas

HADM 6033      Operations and Planning of Senior Living and Related Facilities

HADM 6070      Hospitality Operations and Consulting

HADM 6230      Real Estate Statistical Modeling

HADM 7510      Properties Development and Planning

NBA 5200         Retail Operations

NBA 6560         Valuation Principles

PAM 5740         Short Course in Fundamentals of Healthy Facility Planning for Managers

The Director of Graduate Studies for real estate approves all students’ course selections if not listed above.

*The Graduate Field of Real Estate at Cornell (the Field) is a committee of faculty members who teach and research in real estate or otherwise have an interest in advancing real estate education at Cornell. These individuals come from nearly all colleges on campus. The Field is responsible for the development and maintenance of curriculum for the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate major and the Graduate Minor in Real Estate. The director of graduate studies serves as chair of the Field.