Florida International University

Chapman Graduate School of Business

Master of International Real Estate Online

Address:

11200 S.W. 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

United States

Phone:

1-305-919-5877

Fax:

1-305-919-5507

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of International Real Estate Online

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) is the only program inspired by and developed with leading members of South Florida's international real estate community. Offered by the top-ranked Chapman Graduate School of Business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, our Master of International Real Estate was created expressly to meet the current and emerging needs of real estate professionals for a high caliber education in all facets of this dynamic industry, which, in this region, is both local and global. With Miami at the center of expanding regional and international real estate opportunities, even experienced professionals are facing new and unique challenges as they undertake large and complex real estate transactions. This 10-month, accelerated, two-evenings-per-week graduate real estate program in downtown Miami provides exactly the type of in-depth knowledge and relevant skills to prepare you to understand and assemble the financial, legal, and other components for closing major real estate transactions successfully. The MSIRE program is offered via two delivery methods, face-to-face at the Chapman Graduate School of Business’s Downtown Center on Brickell, or via the web using Blackboard technology. Now and in the future, your Master of Science in International Real Estate degree is a public statement of your professional commitment and gives you a strong competitive edge in your career advancement. MSIRE and the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute The CCIM Institute of Chicago has approved FIU's MSIRE Program as a University Partner and part of the CCIM/University Fast Track Program. Under this agreement, CCIM will give CCIM candidates who attend and graduate from FIU's MSIRE program credit for 3 of the 4 required CCIM courses. MSIRE graduates would then only need to take the remaining one class, pass the CCIM comprehensive exam, and satisfy the organization's experience requirements to earn their CCIM designation. With the University Partner agreement MSIRE students wanting to ultimately earn a CCIM designation will save at least $5,000 on the cost of earning the CCIM designation and will have access to CCIM programs and materials such as the CCIM "site to do business" which allows for substantial access to market databases. The CCIM designation is one of the most highly recognized professional designations in commercial brokerage.

Accreditation:

Florida International University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the regional agency that grants institution-wide accreditation. The College of Business Administration and the School of Accounting are accredited separately by AACSB International.

International Student Requirements:

International students applying for the F-1 student visa will be required to submit financial documentation. Financial documents must be recent (6 months or less from the program start date). Request a letter from your bank or the bank of your sponsor (a parent, for example) stating that you or your sponsor have sufficient funds of at least $47,665.00 for tuition and living expenses. The types of accounts from which these bank letters are accepted are: savings, checking or money market accounts. If the bank account and aforementioned letter are in the name of a sponsor, the sponsor will need to submit a signed sponsor letter stating that he or she will fund your education and expenses while you are enrolled in the MS in International Real Estate program. Submit a completed and signed Declaration of Finance (DCF) form. Please note that the minimum amount in the DCF must be at least $47,665.00 for the academic year 2010-2011.

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

In State Tuition (per year): 25000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 29000 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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