Education - MIT Center for Real Estate


Evolving from Traditional Real Estate Practice

Our curriculum and programs have been adapted to meet new industry needs, which are more interdisciplinary, data-driven, and performance measured while involving ever larger, city-scale projects composed of hybrid real estate products.

Degree Programs

Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED)

Our multidisciplinary master’s program investigates every field that impacts the real estate industry and is built on three intellectual pillars: Finance and Economics; Design and Development; Sustainability and Technology.

A Ph.D. with Real Estate Focus

Pursue a Ph.D. in Real Estate through our association with the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP). After being accepted and completing basic DUSP program requirements, students can focus on real estate studies through courses offered by MIT/MSRED faculty.

Professional Education

Professional Certificate Program

Training in innovative industry practice for knowledge-thirsty individuals as well as large organizations to educate and inspire their most talented employees.

Online Short Courses

In flexible 6-8 week modules – gain the competencies that will enable you to have an immediate and lasting impact on your professional future with online courses from MIT School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P).

Thought Leader Lecture Series

Meet the Thought Leaders – the real estate pros who are uniquely positioned to provide valuable perspective on the important topics influencing the industry today. Speak at or attend a lecture, all are welcome.

“The environment was so engaging. Our group was from a variety of real estate backgrounds, which provided opportunities to discuss different sectors, geographic locations, and perspectives. I certainly benefited from that.”

Karnig O., Director of Facilities & Capital Projects, Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Certificate program attendee

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