Graduate Certificate in Real Estate

Develop an in-depth understanding of the real estate market from both inside and outside the classroom with the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate in Temple’s Fox School of Business and Management. This 12-credit graduate certificate—offered entirely online—will prepare you to become a leader in the industry through understanding asset management, development and development impact, optimization, and valuation. A virtual program that attracts professionals from around the world, the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate will not only aid you in acquiring skills in the use of current and future technologies, it will help you create a pathway to obtaining a master’s degree.

The Real Estate Graduate Certificate is intended to develop the next generation of real estate professionals who are passionate about building more diversity and inclusion into our communities. Learn how real estate can optimize human capital and deliver social impact through development, environmental stewardship and sustainability, finance, infrastructure, innovation, place-making, shared wealth creation, and valuation.

The online delivery and flexible nature of this certificate also makes it ideal for working professionals as well as business and government leaders seeking to expand their skill sets and gain access to networking opportunities.

Program Format & Curriculum

The Real Estate Graduate Certificate’s curriculum is composed of four three-credit courses and is offered completely online. Courses are five-week modules, completed alongside students in MBA programs. Courses you may take as part of the Real Estate Certificate (Graduate) program include 

  • Affordable Housing Development and Finance,
  • Enterprise Real Estate Asset Optimization, and
  • Real Estate Law and Practice.

Learn more about the required courses for the Real Estate Certificate (Graduate).

Experiential Learning and Translational Research

Students in the program will be joining an experiential learning environment focused on the core values of community engagement, social impact and transformation. Current research initiatives and experiential learning opportunities within both our Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate and Graduate Certificate in Real Estate include the following.

  • “Acres of Diamonds” innovation district
  • CityLab, social entrepreneurship and infrastructure programs
  • Enterprise real estate asset optimization app
  • Placemaking North Philly through a “market story” of social equity and inclusion 
  • Temple Fox RE Investment Fund

Due to the nature of the Real Estate Graduate Certificate’s online delivery, students are also encouraged to explore real estate solutions and research initiatives in their own geographic area.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Graduate Certificate offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2022–2023 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $1,000.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,150.00 per credit

Learn more about our tuition and fees.


Additional Program Information

Available online.