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Succeed in the real estate industry with Columbia College
The Columbia College real estate management major prepares students with the knowledge and skill sets needed to succeed in the industry. You’ll explore modern issues encountered in the field.
Learn more about the principles of real estate, finance, management and organizational behavior.
In addition to a business basics, you’ll have the option to take electives such as digital marketing and social media, consumer behavior and advertising and sales promotion.
And Columbia College is proud to be the exclusive educational partner of the National Association of REALTORS®, so you can be confident your degree will be respected in the industry.
Opportunities to study:
- Real estate
- Real estate finance
- Principles of management
- Organizational behavior
- Principles of marketing
Prepare for a variety of careers
As the real estate market becomes more complex, real estate agents need a variety of skills. In addition to helping individuals and businesses purchase and sell property, real estate professionals must also understand finance, marketing and management.
Our associate program is designed to sharpen your professional skills, giving you tools you can start using right away. Hone your ability to think critically, solve problems creatively and communicate effectively.
The real estate industry is expected to grow at a faster-than-average rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Some possible paths include:
- Real estate
- Real estate management
- Loan Support
- Property management
Dr. Kennedy Amofa
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Available program formats
- General education requirements 15 credit hours
- Core requirements 18 credit hours
- Electives 27 credit hours
- Total degree requirements 60 credit hours
Some courses you may take
This course explores how the internet can be used effectively to strategically enhance the marketing activities of corporate enterprises, non-profits and government agencies. Prerequisite: MKTG 210.
An examination of the theory, evolution, practice and dynamics for leadership in contemporary society.
An introduction to the principles and practices of real estate. Topics include the real estate profession and industry, home ownership, real estate financing, real estate appraisal, real estate contracts and real estate investment as it relates to personal financial planning objectives.
This course builds on concepts of conflict and negotiation as applied to a real estate setting. Advanced concepts explore foundational theories in an applied setting and the application of a variety of negotiation strategies and tactics. Prerequisite(s): ORGL 370
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