Build Your Success in Real Estate at NSU

Real estate trends are ever-changing. Growing populations demand new locations, new experiences, and new work styles. Tackling these complex demands requires knowledge of all facets of real estate development. If you want to be an industry leader, you need to understand the physical (design, development and construction), the financial, and the legal tenets of the industry.

Under the guiding philosophy of the Advisory Board, Nova Southeastern University’s Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) will prepare you to meet the challenges of the real estate market so you can grow your career or quickly start a new one. 

As an NSU student, you’ll receive hands-on experience in what it's like within the real estate development industry through personalized, real-world knowledge, such as:

  • A dedicated mentor to help you get the most from your investment
  • On-site tours of actual development projects
  • A full-immersion curriculum taught by industry professionals with in-depth knowledge gained from years of actual real estate experience
  • Exposure to current industry-standard software such as ARGUS, DProfiler and ArcGIS
  • Classes, in-field case studies and personal interaction with noted professionals

Upon graduating, you’ll have a portfolio to demonstrate your first-hand knowledge of the real estate industry. Through NSU's MSRED program, you will be prepared for mid- and senior-level responsibilities in commercial and residential development, including urban and suburban real estate development, economical and environmentally sustainable real estate development, management, investment, sales and marketing, finance, investment, banking and asset management.

Additionally, you’ll build an extensive network of professional contacts in the industry, among other students and alumni and professional networks. These contacts have proven to be of real value to NSU students and graduates in achieving their career goals.

Be prepared to succeed with an MSRED degree from NSU. 

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s Master of Science in Real Estate Development.

Quick Facts


NSU’s MSRED program is 36 total credits to complete.

Start Dates

The M.S. in Real Estate Development program is available to start in January, March, May, August and October.

Delivery Options

Classes for the M.S. in Real Estate Development program are offered on Saturdays at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus through our full-time or part-time delivery options.


Tuition for the degree program is $939 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.


You may be eligible for a grant, scholarship or award based on any number of things that are special about you. Find out what scholarships may be available to you.

Earning Potential

Real Estate Development Manager $87,284 Average Salary Per Year
Property Acquisitions Manager $107,693 Average Salary Per Year
Real Estate Analyst $57,936 Average Salary Per Year


M.S. in Real Estate Development Curriculum

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Real Estate Development (36 credits)
REE 5862
Real Estate Market Analysis ( REE 5862 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5864
Real Estate Development Software ( REE 5864 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5867
Geographic Information Systems ( REE 5867 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5878
Real Estate Development Process: Part I ( REE 5878 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5879
Real Estate Development Process: Part II ( REE 5879 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5880
Real Estate Finance ( REE 5880 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5881
Real Estate Law and Ethics ( REE 5881 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5882
Land Use Planning and Project Design ( REE 5882 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5887
Real Estate Investments ( REE 5887 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5895
Real Estate Financial Modeling ( REE 5895 / Credits: 3 )
Choose two of the following:
REE 5865
Real Estate Construction Principles ( REE 5865 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5866
Real Estate Special Topics ( REE 5866 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5884
Land Use Regulation ( REE 5884 / Credits: 3 )
REE 5899
Real Estate Development Internship ( REE 5899 / Credits: 3 )

* This course is not financial aid eligible when taken by itself.

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