Real Estate

The Real Estate major features an innovative curriculum that allows students to tailor their coursework towards the area of greatest interest. Courses cover topics in real estate finance, law, investment valuation, appraisal processes, urban and regional economics, property development, and project management. In addition, students have the ability to select courses outside the college of business in areas such as landscape architecture, hotel administration, construction management and engineering, and urban economics.



Featured Alumni

Bradford Ament

Smeal Alumni
  • Wayne, New Jersey
  • Vice President of Sales Mane USA

Jerry Breshin

Smeal Alumni
  • Naples, Florida
  • Real Estate Sales and Consulting Waterfront Realty Group Inc.

Heather Northcutt

Smeal Alumni
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Field Sales and Marketing Rep Techtronic Industries

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Rental Properties 101

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Real Estate: Developing a Growth Mindset

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Real Estate Analytics

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Real Estate: Navigating the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

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Real Estate: Negotiating with Sellers

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Customer Service Foundations

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Customer Service: Serving Internal Customers

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Customer Experience (CX) Foundations

Taught by Jeannie Walters
Customer experience can be a winning business strategy. This course empowers leaders (both formal and informal) who want to create…

Boost Your Revenue with Customer Retention

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Delivering Bad News to a Customer

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