10 Courses Required

The Finance Certificate with Concentration in Real Estate Finance is designed to meet the market demand for qualified financial professionals and the desire by individuals to increase their knowledge in real estate finance. The 9-course certificate program provides a comprehensive curriculum covering core aspects of financial theory and practice with a focus in the area of real estate. In addition to five foundation courses and a one-day Business Ethics seminar, students must also complete four elective courses from the field of real estate finance.

This program is ideal for working financial professionals who want to expand their current career prospects, individuals who are looking for a career transition into a real estate finance position, or for recent college graduates who are planning to pursue careers in the financial industry or need specific course work in finance for pre-MBA requirements. The certificate is ideal for individuals interested in the following career paths: corporate finance, financial analysis, international finance, investment management, security analysis, banking, and real estate finance. In addition, the program provides relevant coursework for students considering the CFA certification. To learn more, click here.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for X130A Basic Managerial Finance.

  • X1A Principles of Accounting
  • X1B Principles of Accounting

Also recommended:

  • X100 Business Economics
  • X410.21 Math for Finance

Yvette de la Cruz
(310) 206-1654

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $7,180.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $1,620.00
Estimated Total Cost: $9,000.00

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: Yes

Additional Details

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Certificate in Finance with Concentration in Real Estate Finance


Minimum Required

1 Course(s)