12 months
29706 USD/year
29706 USD/year
10806 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Looking for a fulfilling career where you can leverage your skills to manage a multi-million dollar building? The only program of its kind in Oregon, the Real Estate Property Management program from Portland State University builds on your undergraduate business program and gives you a leading edge in the job market. 

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CREPM students have a high probability of gaining employment in the field of property management upon graduation. PSU’s Center for Real Estate offers CREPM students scholarships and a high-touch program with tailored career counseling in the field of real estate, including opportunities to build your employer network. 

The CREPM curriculum is designed to equip business majors with the knowledge to accelerate quickly within the property management world. The Real Estate Property Management program from Portland State University includes courses on property management, in addition to real estate and management electives to develop a mix of technical and people management skills. You’ll explore topics in marketing, finance, and maintenance alongside critical thinking, human resources, and customer service. The CREPM curriculum prepares you for a career maximizing both investment returns and tenant satisfaction.


Coupled with your undergraduate business degree, this certificate will help you forge a career path in multifamily (market rate and/or affordable housing apartments) or commercial property  (office buildings, retail centers, industrial) management. Career options include:

  • Community Manager
  • Assistant Property Manager
  • Leasing Consultant or Manager 
  • Property Manager
  • Compliance Specialist (affordable housing sector)
  • Facilities management professional
  • Corporate real estate professional
  • Asset Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Property, Management, and Society
  • Multifamily Property Management, Operations, and Leasing 
  • Commercial Property and Assessment Management 
  • Urban Housing and Development 
  • Real Estate Development and Finance 
  • Green Buildings
  • Housing and Environments for the Elderly

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


19 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29706 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    29706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29706 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10806 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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