By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Real Estate B.S.

The real estate program is designed to prepare students for the demand for specialized skills in the analysis of development, investment and asset management decisions.
Three students sitting in a classroom.
Student takes notes in class.

About this Program

  • Display competence in the functional areas of business and their interdependencies.
  • Employ logical, analytical and technological skills in decision making.
  • Develop organizational strategies taking into account internal and external factors.
  • Communicate and interact with others in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate exemplary personal and professional behaviors and apply knowledge in a selected area of study.
  • Be aware of and engage in a diverse and global society.
  • Make decisions regarding commercial real estate investment, deal structuring and financing.
  • Conduct real estate valuation of properties and real estate securities.

Program Information

Degree Type






College or School

Career Path

Whitman School of Mangement Building

Martin J. Whitman School of Management

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management combines the resources of a large university with small class sizes and highly individualized attention to offer students the best possible learning experience. Students study under the leadership of exceptional faculty members who are highly esteemed world-class scholars and researchers. A diverse, collaborative community, both online and on-campus, the Whitman School provides students with an education that prepares them to become leaders in today’s global business environment.
Explore the School


The real estate major emphasizes the development of real estate fundamentals and the capacity to put this knowledge to work in a changing business environment. Students have the opportunity to participate in hands-on experiential classes in NYC and are offered specialized training in real estate modeling using Excel and Argus. Students will learn to analyze local tax laws, zoning regulations, contracts, property management, valuation, real estate finance and capital markets.

Students are exposed to both the academic and real-world underpinnings needed to make an immediate and meaningful impact in this dynamic industry.

Extracurricular Opportunities


Real Estate Club

The Real Estate Club provides an opportunity for interested students to gain more knowledge about the industry, network with professionals and learn about various projects through site visits. Some of the areas of real estate covered include construction, development, finance, real estate law, real estate management and sales.


Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the oldest and largest professional business fraternities in the nation. Through professional development, educational programs, community service and a hands-on application of formal education, Alpha Kappa Psi students use the business skills they learn in the classroom to acquire life skills such as the art of compromise, consensus building, project management, team building and networking. Alpha Kappa Psi is open to students in all majors.


Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities, to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. The Xi Tau Chapter at Syracuse University was founded in 2001 and has grown to approximately 100 active members including Whitman students and economics majors.


The Goodman IMPRESS program

The Goodman IMPRESS Program is designed to provide all Whitman undergraduates with the skills and experiences employers seek, including leadership, communications, certifications, global context and industry exploration. All incoming students are placed in one of four “houses.” Within these houses, they experience healthy competition as they develop their extracurricular skills under the direction of four committed and excellent house masters who teach the introductory business course and serve as their first faculty mentor, along with outstanding sophomore and junior peer facilitators.

Learn more about this program

Start your application
Start your academic journey with us.
Explore affordability
Learn about grants and scholarships.
Schedule a tour
Plan your visit and get ready to make yourself at home.