Certificate in Real Estate

Enhance your career in the dynamic real estate industry!

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to participate in one of the most comprehensive and carefully crafted real estate programs in the country and learn practical skills and theories from world-renowned faculty at the top-ranked Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine - in the heart of Southern California's vibrant Orange County, home to some of the nation’s most vibrant and dynamic real estate businesses and communities.

The coursework takes a holistic and contemporary approach to real estate, drawing from the lessons of past cycles and current trends. Participants complete a total of five quarter-long courses, in addition to a two-day program, and can complete the program in as few as nine months.

The interactive and dynamic curriculum will provide participants with insights and skills regarding key factors and investment strategies driving real estate markets, and will incorporate case studies, opportunities to work on real-life projects, and feature world-renowned faculty and distinguished guest speakers from leading organizations in the real estate community.


  • Individuals looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of the real estate industry
  • Professionals interested in obtaining enhanced knowledge in a specific real estate discipline or specialization
  • Managers and leaders from all fields related to real estate planning and development  



Rolling Admissions (Start Fall, Winter or Spring)
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Space is limited, apply early!

Spring 2017 program application deadline: March 24, 2017

Spring 2017 program and classes start: week of April 3


Program offered by:

UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business

Center for Real Estate & The Office of Executive Education

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