Earn an MBA and Chart Your Course in Real Estate with Confidence
Your career means more to you than just a paycheck — you plan to invest the knowledge and skills you gain back into your work so that you can make a difference and improve the world around you. A Master of Business Administration (MBA) can help provide you with the network connections, business credentials, and industry confidence you need to stand out and lead in your field.
Whether you already work in real estate, or you are interested in switching careers, Liberty’s 100% online MBA in Real Estate Development is designed to help you achieve more. Learn from professors who are as passionate about the world of real estate as you are, so you can take your skills to new heights under the supervision of industry leaders.
Let us help you chart your own course in real estate development. You have the passion and entrepreneurial spirit — all you need are the tools. And with Liberty, you can get the best from faculty who care.
Why Choose Liberty’s Real Estate Master’s Degree?
One of the biggest benefits of a career in real estate development is the ability to set your own schedule. Imagine an MBA that not only lets you continue in your field, but also provides the flexibility you love. With Liberty, you don’t have to imagine!
We offer an MBA in Real Estate Development that is 100% online. All of your courses can be completed in convenient 8-week terms, and with an additional summer semester, you can choose from 8 different start dates throughout the year. Why wait on furthering your professional life — there is no better time than now to advance with an MBA.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for property, real estate, and community association managers is best for those with a college degree.* In addition, real estate brokers make an average of over $90,930 a year.** As with any management role, there is job security in positions like these that cannot be outsourced.
If you are pursuing an MBA with future doctoral studies in mind, you can be happy to know that we offer a fully online Doctor of Business Administration. At Liberty, our master’s-level business courses are designed to prepare you for the field, but they can also help equip you for future doctoral study — so you can experience a seamless transition from your master’s degree to your DBA.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Property, real estate, and community association managers, 2020 (viewed online June 25, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Real estate brokers, 2020 (viewed online Nov. 28, 2023). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Real Estate Degree?
Students in our MBA in Real Estate Development take courses that seek to develop real estate and business skills relevant to management, human resources, accounting, finance, and marketing. With such a wealth of applications for your coursework, you can also use this degree to help prepare for college-level teaching.
Throughout our MBA, you can have the opportunity to evaluate the business environment based on industry best practices. You can learn how to craft and recommend appropriate business strategies, policies, and solutions for sustainable competitive advantage to help your business succeed in the marketplace.
All of your real estate and development courses will be taken alongside general business classes in international business and leadership. We want you to walk away with a degree that is specialized – yet broad enough to help prepare you for an exciting and fulfilling career.
View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses for more information.
- BUSI 621 – Real Estate Operations
- BUSI 622 – Investment Analysis
- BUSI 623 – Real Estate Development
- JURI 550 – Property Law
Real Estate Development MBA Degree Information
- This program falls under the School of Business.
- Download and explore the Degree Completion Plan.
- View the Graduate Business Course Guides. (login required)
Military Benefits for Our Online MBA Degree Program
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.
As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
Career Opportunities for Real Estate Development MBA Graduates
As a graduate of our MBA in Real Estate Development, you may be qualified to pursue some of the following careers:
- College faculty
- Commercial lender
- Commercial property developer
- Construction manager
- Land development manager
- Leasing agent
- Mortgage loan officer
- Property manager
- Real estate broker
- Real estate developer
Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Admission application
- Application fee*
- Official college transcripts
- Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
- Undergraduate business prerequisites
- Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)
*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.
**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.
Highlights of Our Online Real Estate MBA
We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.
- A master’s in business administration can help non-real estate professionals move into a new career or help advance someone already in an established real estate career.
- Most students are able to complete our MBA online program in about 2 years.
You can have opportunities to network with other business leaders in the program from around the country.