Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Real Estate

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Think you would enjoy a career that allows you to help people find their dream home? If yes, then Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate could be the program for you. Read on to get more details about this online undergraduate degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

In the online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate program at Purdue University Global, you could expect to take courses that focus on foundational real estate sales, legal, and financing practices. Concentration courses might address such topics as market analysis, appraisal techniques, real estate and loan documentation, liabilities, and processes in the presentation and closing of sales. The major curriculum is designed to provide a foundation in various business practices, such as those in accounting, finance, human resources, and operations. You will also have the option to participate in an in-person or virtual internship offering a mentoring experience.

What Are the Prerequisites?

An interest in sales and strong communication and interpersonal skills could prove beneficial to those seeking to enter the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Real Estate degree program. Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or GED; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete a total of 180 credits to earn the BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate program from Purdue University Global. The curriculum consists of 33 core credits, 88 major credits, 24 concentration credits, and 35 open elective credits.

Core Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
CM107College Composition I
CM220College Composition II
CS204Professionalism - Theory and Practice in the Global Workplace
Choose one of the following:
MM150Survey of Mathematics
MM212College Algebra
Choose one of the following:
HU200Arts and Humanities - Modern Creative Expressions
HU245 Ethics
HU250Humanities and Culture
Choose one of the following:
SC200Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
SC235General Biology I - Human Perspectives
SC246Fundamentals of Microbiology
SC250Fundamentals of Science
Choose one of the following:
SS211The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
SS236People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
SS250The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Business Administration Major Courses

Course CodeCourse Title

Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
Accounting I

Global Business
MM255Business Math and Statistical Measures
MT140Introduction to Management

Human Resource Management
Small Business Management

Business Law
Ethics and the Legal Environment
MM305Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
MT302Organizational Behavior

Business Process Management
Operations Management

Managerial Economics
Corporate Finance
MT460Management Policy and Strategy
300/400 Level Marketing Course

Bachelor's Internship in Management
Bachelor's Capstone in Management

Real Estate Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MT361Foundations of Real Estate Practice
MT431Real Estate Finance and Ethics
MT432Real Estate Law
MT453Professional Selling

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After earning the BS in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Real Estate from Purdue Global, you could possess the skills needed to pursue employment in real estate offices, mortgage companies, property management firms, or real estate appraisal companies. In some cases, such as real estate sales, further licensure or certification requirements might need to be met prior to beginning in the field. Some of the positions you might be able to pursue include:

  • Real estate sales agent
  • Mortgage loan officer
  • Real property appraiser
  • Property manager

Advanced Degrees

Advanced positions in loan institutions or appraisal companies could require a graduate degree. One who wishes to advanced to real estate broker might also need to obtain a graduate degree. If these are your goals, you might seek a master's degree after completing the BS in Business Administration - Real Estate program. Graduate degrees you might pursue include:

  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Management and Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration - Real Estate