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Real Estate Studies, Associate Degree

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
Online
The Associate of Arts in Real Estate Studies at American Public University System examines the basic experience, education, licensing requirements, and personal attributes required to succeed in the real estate field.
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Overview

This online associate degree in Real Estate Studies, offered by American Public University System, provides a good foundation in real estate topics for both aspiring and current real estate professionals including: salesperson; agent or broker; residential property inspector or appraiser; mortgage broker or loan officer; and property manager. Knowledge from this online associate program can also serve as a springboard to a bachelor's degree.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Discuss career opportunities that exist in the real estate industry and the personal, educational, experiential, and licensing requirements that pertain to each.
  • Identify broad perspectives on the principles, practices, legal and ethical issues that are important to successful practitioners in each type of real estate careers.
  • Apply specific skill sets important to each area of real estate practice including financial analysis, property appraisal, internet-based marketing and research, contract negotiation, investment evaluation, personal marketing, time management and organizational skills.
  • Examine requirements to qualify for any licensing exams and/or other entry requirements (in the state(s) they plan to practice) pertinent to the area of real state that they identify as of interest.
  • Develop clear strategies, goals and objectives, and action plans to launch a successful real estate career upon graduation, discharge, or retirement.

Accreditation

This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Courses Start Monthly

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      8-Week Program Format

  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Real Estate Principles
  • Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Property Management
  • Real Estate Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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