Real Estate professionals
Graduate Certificate in
Real Estate Law and Valuation


The Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Law and Valuation is a 9 credit, four-course online program. Your courses are primarily asynchronous — meaning you are not required to attend online classes at a specific time. Your education will blend independent study with peer-to-peer interaction. You'll complete assignments, readings, discussions, and occasional group work, as well as exams and other activities designed to enhance your learning outcomes — all at times that are most convenient for you.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • 1

    Provides an overview of real estate evaluation and risk analysis, property rights and regulations, and financial real estate evaluation.

  • 2

    Covers principles, strategies, and techniques of negotiation with multiple parties involved in commercial real estate transactions, along with how to create financially viable agreements.

  • 3

    Explores economic theories of valuation applied to real estate as a guide to business decisions. Also covers understanding of real estate value, how to measure it, and its application to the real estate marketplace.

  • 3

    Analyzes contemporary law applicable to various types of ownership interests and rights, methods of transferring ownership, and use of real property. 

Course Availability

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