The Miami Herbert Business School offers an accelerated MBA program with a concentration in real estate highlighted by two internship opportunities. Bringing together the School's strengths in management education with the strengths of the UM School of Architecture in new urbanism, the program prepares students to succeed in commercial real estate market careers. This program is designed to meet the needs of the student with an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants must demonstrate successful completion of the core business courses: Financial and Managerial Accounting, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Calculus, Organizational Behavior, Operations Management, Marketing, and Finance.

To obtain detailed program admission information, please reference the program brochure which can be requested by contacting the Office of Recruiting and Admissions at 305-284-2510 or visit our website.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application for admission submitted through BusinessCAS
  • A $48 non-refundable application fee
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
    • Official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions must be submitted directly to BusinessCAS.
    • International applicants must have their educational credentials from institutions outside of the United States verified by an approved international credentialing evaluation service such as World Education Services to confirm degree equivalency and GPA calculation.
  • Successful completion of business prerequisite courses in areas of accounting, economics, statistics, finance, marketing, organizational behavior, and operations management. Please contact Miami Herbert Business School for a complete prerequisite course list.
  • Statement of purpose and short-essay responses to the career goal and program-related questions in BusinessCAS
  • A current resume
  • At least one letter of recommendation (up to three allowed) may be submitted through the BusinessCAS portal by including recommender contacts within the Program Materials section of the application.
  • Official GMAT (or GRE) score to be sent directly to the University of Miami Herbert Business School by using the relevant code below.
    • GMAT Institution Code is 7NV-S1-87
    • GRE institution Code is 5815
  • An official TOEFL or IELTS score is required as proof of English proficiency for international  applicants who did not receive a degree in the United States or a foreign country where English is the primary language. The following minimum score is required for admission to a graduate business degree program.
    • TOEFL - 94 or above (iBT only)
    • IELTS - 7.0 or above

If you do not yet have a GMAT or GRE score or TOEFL or IELTS score (international candidates only), you may complete and submit your application prior to taking the exam by indicating your approximate date within the Standardized Tests tab in the Academic History section. Select “Add Test Score” by the relevant test, then indicate that you have not yet taken the exam and add your estimated test date in the section provided.

We encourage candidates to upload unofficial transcripts and test scores (if required) with their BusinessCAS application in order to expedite the review of their file while official documents are processed.


Connect with Miami Herbert Business School’s graduate enrollment advisors at (305) 284-2510 or by email at mba@miami.edu.

Curriculum Requirements

Required Courses
BSL 690Responsible Business2
BSL 694Real Estate Law2
BTE 610Digital Transformation2
BUS 610Communicating for Career Success2
BUS 801Introduction to Commercial Real Estate: Analysis and Field Experience3
BUS 802Commercial Real Estate Field Experience3
FIN 641Valuation and Financial Decision Making2
FIN 642The Financial Environment2
FIN 644Real Estate Investment and Appraisal2
FIN 645Real Estate Finance (Full Semester)3
FIN 646Real Estate Market Analysis2
FIN 648Advanced ARGUS1
FIN 649Non-Profit Consulting Project (Full Semester)2
FIN 698Selected Topics in Finance (Real Estate Development)2
MAS 632Management Science Models for Decision Making2
MGT 677Corporate Strategy and Organization2
MKT 650Strategic Marketing2
RED 601Introduction to Real Estate Development and Urbanism3
Total Credit Hours39