Real Estate

Understand how real estate professionals develop, buy, sell, and manage homes while addressing the growing need for sustainable and inclusive housing. Learn more about the courses, extracurriculars, and career prep you can take advantage of at Michigan Ross.

How We Help You Get There

Get guidance from a career coach dedicated to helping students prepare for and learn more about real estate roles, or connect with a CDO peer coach pursuing a career in real estate. Our Career Development Office (CDO) also offers personal and career exploration support, real estate job search coaching, interview preparation, and job negotiation training, among other resources. CDO also has a dedicated Industry Relations Manager in real estate who manages relationships with companies and sources opportunities for students. 

Diana Perilla

Finance & Real Estate Career Coach

Maria Hayes

Ty Smith

Employer Relations Manager

Explore Courses that Support Real Estate Careers 

Collaborate with academic and peer advisors to develop an individualized course plan to help you meet your academic and career goals. Identify courses and opportunities both at Michigan Ross and across U-M that will stretch your skills and help prepare you for success. Examples of elective courses that students interested in real estate may want to consider are included below. 

Get Real-World Real Estate Experience 

Find out what real estate management looks like in practice. Through your Capstone Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) course, you'll work directly with an organization to apply the real estate skills you've learned in the classroom to an actual industry challenge.

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Pursue More Real Estate Experiences

Ross has several opportunities to help you build your role as a real estate leader from the ground up, with student-led funds, events, clubs, and our Weiser Center for Real Estate.

Real Estate Fund 

The Michigan Ross Real Estate Fund provides a unique opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to make direct financial investments in stable, cash-flow-positive commercial real estate properties in the United States.

Real Estate Fund 

Weiser Center for Real Estate 

A new addition to the Michigan Ross School of Business, the Weiser Center for Real Estate gives students the opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals, collaborate with students from a range of academic backgrounds, and test out their real estate knowledge. 

Weiser Center for Real Estate 

Michigan Real Estate Convention and Career Fair

From panels to a career fair, Re-Con offers Michigan students the expansive opportunity to learn from and form lasting relationships with Michigan alumni who are the leaders and best in real estate across the country.

Michigan Real Estate Convention and Career Fair

Career Outcomes in Real Estate

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Top Real Estate Employers of Michigan Ross BBA Graduates
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Learn how to take a progressive approach to real estate, gaining the necessary skills and experience to incorporate real estate and market fundamentals to address issues of inequality, sustainability, and conservation. 

The Real Estate Development Minor is offered by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and is open to students enrolled in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and the School of Kinesiology.


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