Wisconsin’s two-year MBA program in real estate offers the kind of in-depth real estate graduate education you won’t get anywhere else. World class faculty in the classroom, hands-on projects and case studies, international travel, and the unique Applied Real Estate Investment Track (AREIT) program in real estate investment trust (REIT) management.

You’ll interact with cutting edge real estate faculty and influential alumni and other leaders in the real estate industry on the Graaskamp Center Board of Advisors. Together, they make up a powerful web that connects and complements your experience in the program and beyond.

Global Leadership

As a Wisconsin graduate, you’ll join a tight-knit group of real estate alums around the world. You’ll also join the ranks of some of the best corporate leaders; Wisconsin produces as many CEOs of S&P 500 companies as Harvard.

The University of Wisconsin has a long tradition in fostering excellence in real estate education, research and outreach. Our program is consistently ranked among the very best real estate education programs in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranks Wisconsin MBA real estate and undergraduate programs in the top three in the U.S. Among top real estate programs, Wisconsin is renowned for its breadth and depth.


As a Wisconsin MBA student in Real Estate, you’ll complete high-level coursework in real estate development, investment and analysis while also taking business courses such as finance, accounting, management, strategy, and leadership. You’ll also learn about real world trends including sustainable development while using real world tools like ARGUS valuation software, Excel modeling and Bloomberg research. Global awareness is central to the Wisconsin program, you’ll have the opportunity to attend MIPIM, the annual European-based property market, as well as visit key real estate development areas of the world.

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