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If you are interested in managing business associated with real estate and the planning, financing, developing and construction of building projects, consider a master’s in real estate degree (MS Finance with a concentration in Real Estate Finance and Development).

real-estate-expo2The real estate development, home building and construction industry employs more than 131,000 individuals in San Antonio. It has an economic impact of $19.4 billion each year, second only to the health care industry as an economic generator. Statewide, over 784,000 individuals are employed in the industry.

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Become a real estate finance leader by earning a UTSA Master of Science in Finance degree with a concentration in Real Estate Finance and Development from our top-ranked business school in San Antonio, Texas.

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Program-at-a-Glance
33

Credit Hours

$77,500

Median Salary For Real Estate Graduates

Program Overview

Program Starts

  • Spring (Mid-January)
  • Fall (Late-August)

Program Length

  • 33 credit hours
    • Six hours of M.S.F. foundations of knowledge courses
    • 21 hours of required courses
    • Six hours of elective courses

Program Delivery

  • Classroom and Online Delivery Options
Employers Who Recruit UTSA Real Estate Students
  • Embrey Partners
  • Reata Real Estate Services
  • Security Service Federal Credit Union
  • The Bank of San Antonio
  • USAA Real Estate Company

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Featured Courses
  • Real Estate Principles
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • Real Estate Construction
  • Real Estate Development
  • Investment Theory and Problems
  • Modeling of Financial Decision Making
  • Entrepreneurial Financial Management
  • Derivatives Markets and Instruments
How to Apply

The online application form is available through UTSA’s Graduate School website, and it may be saved and updated until you are ready to pay the application fee and submit.

In addition to the application requirements below, applicants must also meet university-wide graduate admission requirements.

Application Requirements

  • Completed application form: Includes loading all required documents, paying your application fee and clicking on the “Submit” button.
  • Current resume: Optional requirement. Include employment or other related experience.
  • Letters of reference: Optional requirement. Students can submit a request for letters of recommendation through the online application. The application system will send their recommenders a rating form and a section for them to upload their letter.
  • Personal statement: Approximately 1-2 pages, there are no specific format requirements but your letter should identify why you are interested in this program at UTSA.
  • Requirement for standardized tests: GRE/GMAT are waived for Spring 2021 admission.
  • Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application materials. If your application is successful, official transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended by the end of your first semester. Transcripts must be received in a completely sealed envelope, or emailed directly from the issuing institution to be considered official.
    • Electronic official transcript submissions: graduate.documents@utsa.edu
    • Mailing address for official transcripts:
      • The University of Texas at San Antonio
        Attn: The Graduate School
        One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249
    • Required foreign credential evaluation: All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with a mandatory evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America. An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
  • International applicant TOEFL/IELTS test scores: Until further notice, any applicants with a TOEFL/IELTS score on hand should submit their result (regardless of date) as part of the application. Applicants without TOEFL/IELTS scores, will complete alternate evaluations to demonstrate English proficiency following admission.

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Department Information

Main Office: BB 4.01.12
Phone: 210.458.6315
Fax: 210.458.6320
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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