Overview

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 by visiting the Miami Herbert Business School website.

Admission Requiremnts

The MBA Admissions Committee welcomes applications from individuals with a bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree) from an accredited institution. Acceptance is based upon an evaluation of all credentials presented by the applicant.

The following is a list of the required conditions as well as the required documents for your application for admission.

  • Completed application for admission submitted through BusinessCAS
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
    • Official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions must be submitted directly to BusinessCAS.
    • Academic transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must be 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.
  • Current resume outlining any professional and/or academic achievements
  • Personal statement (up to 600 words) and a short-essay response to the program-related question in BusinessCAS
  • A letter of recommendation (up to three allowed). Recommender contact(s) may be submitted through the BusinessCAS portal within the Program Materials section of the application.
  • GMAT score report – A valid test score (less than 5 years old) is required. Exam waiver requests or requests to submit a GRE score in place of the GMAT are considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • TOEFL or IELTS score report – A valid score (less than 2 years old) 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
    • IELTS - 7.0 or above

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

QUESTIONS?

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

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
Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
BUS 802 Commercial Real Estate Field Experience 3
 Credit Hours3
Spring
BSL 690 Responsible Business 2
FIN 641 Valuation and Financial Decision Making 2
FIN 645 Real Estate Finance 3
MAS 632 Management Science Models for Decision Making 2
BTE 610 Digital Transformation 2
FIN 642 The Financial Environment 2
FIN 648 Advanced ARGUS 1
FIN 649 Non-Profit Consulting Project 2
FIN 698 Selected Topics in Finance 2
 Credit Hours18
Year Two
Fall
BSL 694 Real Estate Law 2
BUS 610 Communicating for Career Success 2
FIN 644 Real Estate Investment and Appraisal 2
FIN 646 Real Estate Market Analysis 2
MKT 650 Strategic Marketing 2
MGT 677 Corporate Strategy and Organization 2
RED 601 Introduction to Real Estate Development and Urbanism 3
 Credit Hours15
Graduate Year
Summer
BUS 801 Introduction to Commercial Real Estate: Analysis and Field Experience 3
 Credit Hours3
 Total Credit Hours39

Sample Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
SummerCredit Hours
BUS 801 Introduction to Commercial Real Estate: Analysis and Field Experience 3
 Credit Hours3
Year Two
Fall
BUS 802 Commercial Real Estate Field Experience 3
 Credit Hours3
Spring
Term One  
BSL 690 Responsible Business 2
BTE 610 Digital Transformation 2
FIN 641 Valuation and Financial Decision Making 2
FIN 645 Real Estate Finance 3
MAS 632 Management Science Models for Decision Making 2
Term Two  
FIN 642 The Financial Environment 2
FIN 648 Advanced ARGUS 1
FIN 649 Non-Profit Consulting Project 2
FIN 698 Selected Topics in Finance 2
 Credit Hours18
Year Three
Fall
BUS 610 Communicating for Career Success 2
FIN 644 Real Estate Investment and Appraisal 2
MKT 650 Strategic Marketing 2
RED 601 Introduction to Real Estate Development and Urbanism 3
Term Two  
BSL 694 Real Estate Law 2
FIN 646 Real Estate Market Analysis 2
MGT 677 Corporate Strategy and Organization 2
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours39

Mission

To develop innovative ideas and principled leaders that transform global business and society.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • The Accelerated MBA in Real Estate students will demonstrate the ability to integrate business information and knowledge within the strategies and perspectives of an organization with a special emphasis on applications within the commercial real estate industry.
  • The Accelerated MBA in Real Estate students will demonstrate the ability to understand and utilize the process of critical and analytical thinking in diverse business settings to solve problems and make decisions with a focus on problems and decisions pertaining to commercial real estate investment and use.
  • The Accelerated MBA in Real Estate students will demonstrate the ability to gain an awareness of and a sensitivity to issues in business decision-making from an ethical and social perspective (principled leaders).
  • The Accelerated MBA in Real Estate students will demonstrate an understanding of business operations and decision-making in a global environment, especially as it pertains to operations and decisions that involve the ownership or the provision of credit to commercial real estate.