Associate in Real Estate Management

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Why Study Real Estate Management? 

A real estate degree builds more than professionalism and respect in your field, it opens doors to a whole new level of success. Go beyond buying and selling property and increase your understanding of finance, marketing and management, and hone your ability to think critically, solve problems creatively and communicate effectively. 

What You'll Learn 

Our industry-leading curriculum gives you the tools to rise to the top. You’ll explore modern issues encountered in the field and deepen your expertise in business basics. Through hands-on learning opportunities, you’ll gain real-world skills needed to compete in a 21st century market: digital marketing and social media, consumer behavior, and advertising and sales promotion. 

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.

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Program Details

An Associate’s degree gives you a forward-looking education in classical liberal arts and sciences, while introducing you to the creative and critical thinking skills you need to advance professionally and personally. View the core requirements and electives needed to earn an Associate in Real Estate Management from Columbia College.

Associate degree programs offer a focused exploration of general education subjects and can typically be completed in two years. Graduates are prepared to either shape their path in the workforce or advance to a bachelor's program. Bachelor's degree programs provide transformative study in a specific subject area to prepare you for new and leading-edge career opportunities.

  • Real estate 
  • Real estate finance 
  • Principles of management 
  • Organizational behavior 
  • Principles of marketing 
  • Business

Careers & Outcomes 

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. 

Some possible paths include: 

  • Real estate 
  • Real estate management 
  • Loan support 
  • Property management 
  • Sales

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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