Virginia Commonwealth University [View Image]School of Business

The certificate in real estate is geared toward working professionals — especially those with liberal arts degrees — looking for advanced study in real estate. Our program offers a highly focused curriculum with no undergraduate course prerequisites.


The certificate requires 12 credit hours beyond a bachelor’s degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0. To qualify for admission, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Work experience is preferred. Certificate courses may be counted toward the Master of Science in Business with a concentration in real estate for graduates that wish to pursue a master's degree in the future.

Program and degree requirements


Career opportunities

  • Alumni employers include:
    • Long and Foster
    • Thalhimer
  • Careers in the field:
    • Associate broker
    • Portfolio manager

Contact us

Advising and Application Questions
Graduate Studies in Business Office
(804) 828-4622

Curriculum Questions
Robert Taylor
Faculty adviser

For information about our programs, faculty and industry connections, visit the Kornblau Real Estate Program page.

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