Associate Degree Online

Real Estate Studies

American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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The Real Estate Studies Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University examines the basic experience, education, licensing requirements, and personal attributes required to succeed in the real estate field.


Course Details

Study real estate and cover the fundamentals of the industry by enrolling in the Real Estate Studies Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University. The program provides a thorough exploration of the skills, experience, education, and licenses required for a variety of roles in real estate.

Suitable for both current and aspiring real estate professionals, APU’s online real estate studies degree acquaints you with the knowledge and skills needed by agents, brokers, inspectors, appraisers, mortgage or loan officers, and property managers. Topic areas address real estate principles and practice, finance, appraisal, property management, and real estate law. 

Your course in Real Estate Practice familiarizes you with the role of the agent. For a glimpse into the real world, you will interview an agent or broker as part of your class activities as you learn from faculty with industry experience.

What You Will Do

  • Learn about professional roles and what each role requires from a personal, educational, experiential, and licensing perspective
  • Identify the principles, practices, legal considerations, and ethical issues needed to be successful in real estate roles
  • Understand and apply the skills needed to undertake financial analysis, property appraisal, internet-based marketing and research, contract negotiation, investment evaluation, and personal marketing
  • Become familiar with licensing exams and other entry requirements in the state(s) you plan to practice
  • Develop clear strategies, goals, and action plans to launch a real estate career


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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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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