Real Estate professionals

Graduate Certificate in
Real Estate Law and Valuation

Program Summary

Prepare to succeed in a variety of positions related to the competitive and rewarding commercial real estate market. In this 9-credit online program, finance, business, and legal professionals can further specialize their skills and/or practice to find success working in the ever-growing commercial real estate industry.
How To Apply
Apply by July 1 to start August 21

How To Apply 

Costs and Financial Aid

9 Credits $1,007 per credit

Costs and Financial Aid 

Prepare for Career Success in the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Commercial real estate is an exceptionally rewarding career option for motivated professionals who take the time to acquire specific knowledge and develop the specialized skills the industry requires. Commercial real estate is a diverse, interdisciplinary field with a wide array of opportunities, including real estate analysis, development, finance, investment, management, sales, and valuation. These endeavors rely on a wide range of educated professionals with varying backgrounds, abilities, and strengths. This online graduate certificate program provides you with an excellent opportunity to prepare for a career working in the commercial real estate industry.

As a student in Penn State's online Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Law and Valuation program, you can learn to:

  • assign value to properties
  • calculate and communicate risk and reward potential
  • negotiate contracts and leases
  • create legal real estate documents

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this program, you may find yourself well-prepared for numerous career options in roles closely tied to the commercial real estate industry:

  • real estate developer
  • property manager
  • real estate investment broker
  • commercial lease negotiator
  • real estate attorney
  • commercial lender
  • government housing manager
  • real estate appraiser
  • estate planner

The Penn State Difference

This program is AACSB Accredited

You will learn from the same faculty who teach residential courses in the respected Penn State Smeal College of Business. The Smeal College of Business is AACSB–accredited and consistently recognized by employers for the high quality of its programs and graduates.

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