The real estate sector is one of the most sought-after career areas worldwide. This sector offers entrepreneurial professionals a great platform to combine a stable income with continued growth in career. There is a significant demand for real estate professionals across the world and within the real estate sector, there are specialized areas of focus that require an in-depth understanding of business management, economics, finance, accounting, and other knowledge areas. These areas could be related to real estate investment, real estate development, macro-economic relationships to the property market, valuation, sustainability,
The Rushford MBA in Real Estate Management is tailored both towards new professionals and those who have experience in areas such as investment, finance, and property management. The curriculum has been designed by experts in real estate management across a broad range of property markets globally.
This program provides students not only the core Rushford MBA curriculum but also a highly specialized real estate management training that involves the development of skillsets that are critical for success in a successful real estate career. Our curriculum also puts emphasis on the impact of socio-economic, environmental, geopolitical, and other factors on the property market and investments in real estate This program also provides opportunities to network with fellow students from real estate sector and possibly some workshops/internships/site visits at popular real estate companies.
Rushford offers Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE) and thus a formal bachelor’s degree is not mandatory for entering this program.
The Rushford Online MBA program in Real Estate Management is comprised of a total of 28 courses and each course lasts approximately 2-3 weeks. Each course is comprised of 4-6 ECTS credits. Students must complete 18 core courses, 5 out of the 10 elective courses, and a capstone project to earn a total of 90 ECTS for becoming eligible for the MBA in Real Estate Management award.
The data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that the year on year growth for jobs in real estate and property management market will grow at over 7% which is higher than the average of all industries put together. There is also going to an increase in property management for senior citizens and other special populations which requires real estate professionals.
The Rushford MBA in Real Estate Management has been designed to ensure that students receive hands-on knowledge and learn from case studies that mimic real-life situations. We train our students to manage complex operations within a real estate or property management business. Various entry points exist for new professionals and they could be within marketing and sales, operations, legal and regulatory, etc. Popular areas for career entry or enhancement after completing this MBA program are real estate marketing, real estate investment and finance, portfolio management, capital markets, etc.
Some excellent roles that our students assume are as follows:
Real Estate Manager
Real Estate Investment Manager
Real Estate Broker
Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MBA programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline
For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). SSBIM generally utilizes over 3 years of relevant experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for exploring this pathway.
Proficiency in English:
Evidence of Proficiency in English
IELTS 6.0+ , OR
PTE 50+ , OR
TOEFL 550+, OR
Any other proficiency test taken in the last 2 years
English Proficiency Waiver:
The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:
Native English Speakers, OR;
Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country, OR;
2 Years of work experience in a setting in which English is the primary language of work
Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)
Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ACBSP is a global accrediting body which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.
Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)” The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.
Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world. Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.
James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.
Completing your MBA from Rushford gives you the confidence and credibility to have completed a program from a top class European Business School
We offer one of the most flexible programs globally and you are always in control of how quickly you want to learn
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