BS in Business Administration: Real Estate

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in real estate program at Kaplan University is designed to explore topics in strategizing, financial management, marketing, and economics. You'll also have the opportunity to study the business and legal issues associated with real estate careers. If you are interested in this program, read on to find out more now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in real estate program at Kaplan University is designed to explore such topics as personnel administration, operations management, and business accounting. You'll also be able to study real estate and business laws and ethics. Within the concentration area, you will have the chance to learn about real estate appraisal, financing, and contracts. Courses are also intended to explore concepts in customer acquisition, client relations, negotiations, and sales. Prior to program completion, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned about real-world business management by completing a final capstone project. This program is available online or as a combination of online and campus-based instruction. Courses could help prepare you to sit for national real estate or broker license exams.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to this program, you may have strong analytical, interpersonal, and sales abilities. You should have a good sense of how to work with groups and individuals effectively and efficiently to reach goals. To apply to Kaplan University's programs, you should have a high school diploma or GED and be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, you should have access to a computer. Some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This Kaplan University program requires that you complete a total of at least 180 credit hours in order to graduate. Along with 33 credits in core requirements, 88 major credits and 59 elective credits are required for this program. Specific course requirements could change. If you are interested in enrolling in Kaplan University, speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Career Focus in Real Estate Course Requirements

  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • Introduction to Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Policy and Strategy
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
    • Accounting I
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Macroeconomics
    • Global Business
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Small Business Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Law
    • Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Marketing Research
    • Marketing Management
    • 300/400 Level: Marketing Elective
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Process Management
    • Operations Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Managerial Economics
    • Corporate Finance
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Management Capstone Externship
    • Bachelor's Capstone in Management
  • College Composition I
  • College Composition II
  • Professional Presence
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Survey of Mathematics
    • College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following:
    • The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Real Estate Requirements

  • Foundations of Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Finance and Ethics
  • Real Estate Law
  • Professional Selling

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Upon graduating from this program, you may be able to pursue a career path that utilizes your unique skills and knowledge with businesses, real estate firms, housing development companies, or government agencies. You could seek responsibilities as an employee or entrepreneur in such areas as client prospecting, sales, customer service, or management.

While additional licensure or certifications may be required, possible career paths could include:

  • Property sales manager
  • Business advisor
  • Fiscal director
  • Real estate agent

Advanced Degrees

After graduating from this Kaplan University program, you could pursue a higher level degree. By participating in a master's degree program, you could be able to expand your business knowledge and skills or focus on a career focus area.

Higher level degrees include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management