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Master of Science in Real Estate Program for Urban Land Institute Chicago Members

In partnership with ULI Chicago, DePaul has launched two Master of Science (MS) in Real Estate cohorts since 2017. We hope to continue offering this special program to ULI Chicago members. Check back in Spring of 2019 for details.  

In the Master of Science (MS) in Real Estate cohort program you will learn concepts and practices in real estate investment analysis and finance through a multidisciplinary curriculum that incorporates courses in real estate, marketing, law, public policy, geography and economics.

Whether you are a professional in real estate field looking to further your knowledge and skills in this industry, or are seeking a transition to the real estate field from another area, this degree will provide you with a strong foundation to prepare you for real estate industry leadership. The MS in Real Estate program is designed for the student who has a bachelor's degree, or who has earned or is earning an MBA.


The MS in Real Estate for ULI Chicago Members curriculum encompasses a wide range of courses that incorporate casework and teamwork. You will develop detailed knowledge and skills in:

  • Real estate investment, finance, capital markets, development, market analysis and taxation
  • Financial and quantitative decision-making
  • Critical thinking, evaluation and analysis
  • Oral and written communication
  • Technology and geographical information systems

Career Outlook

The MS in Real Estate program for ULI Members provides mentorship and networking opportunities that promote career-advancing engagement between students and the real estate industry. As part of the mentorship program, you will be paired with a senior Chicago real estate executive who will provide an inside look at various aspects of the real estate industry. Graduates of this program work in a variety of roles in the residential and commercial real estate industries.​​​​​​