Property Management

Major: Property Management
Degree Awarded: Master of Science (MS)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 45.0
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 52.1501
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code:
11-9141

Note: Effective Winter Term, January 2017, students are no longer being accepted into this program.

About the Program

The only online program of its kind in the nation, Drexel's Master of Science in Property Management prepares graduate students to drive innovation and lead the real estate management industry. Graduates with an MS in Property Management benefit from a transdisciplinary, comprehensive education in the real estate industry. The rigorous curriculum is designed to challenge and engage students. Students have access to courses anytime, anywhere.

The Master of Science in Property Management is a part-time online program with a structured plan of study. The curriculum stresses strategic decision-making, critical thinking, independent research, and analysis and synthesis of issues and concepts from all disciplines associated with the built environment. Students review case studies, exchange best practices, and discuss the latest industry strategies and benchmarks. All students complete a capstone project which is the major project of a student's master's degree experience.

For additional information, visit the Master of Science in Property Management page.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Current resume or CV
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited, top-tier institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher out of a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants with a cumulative Undergraduate GPA below 3.0 with extensive related experience and relevant industry credentials (e.g. CPM®) may be considered.
  • Graduate degree GPAs will be considered along with the Undergraduate GPA.
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended. Email official electronic transcripts issued by a post-secondary institution directly to Drexel University Online. All transcripts must be supplied, regardless of the number of credits earned or the type of school attended.  If all post-secondary institutions are not listed on the application, and then listed on transcripts received from other institutions, application processing will be delayed until  the remaining transcripts are submitted. Use Drexel's Transcript Lookup Tool to assist you in contacting your previous institutions.
  • Two letters of recommendation, professional or academic. Drexel University Online now accepts electronic letters of recommendation. If a recommender prefers to submit an original, hard copy letter of recommendation, please remind the recommender that it must be signed and submitted in a sealed envelope signed across the flap by the recommender.
  • An essay of at least 1,000 words describing your interest in the program. Your essay should include discussion of the following:
    • The degree's connection to your Bachelor's degree and/or other graduate coursework
    • The extent your past experiences (personal and professional) will enhance your classroom engagement, complement your coursework, and strengthen your performance
    • The program's relationship to current employment and potential for career growth
    • Your plan to apply the degree to future goals
    • If this is a change to your academic plans and/or career, explain the catalyst and your expectations
  • International students must submit a TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 (paper exam) or 250 (CBT exam). For more information regarding international applicant requirements, view the International Students Admissions Information  web page.
  • An interview may be requested

Visit the MS in Property Management Online Application page for more information about requirements and deadlines, as well as instructions for applying online.

Degree Requirements 

 

Required Core Courses
BUSN 502Essentials of Economics3.0
PRMT 603Property Asset Management3.0
PRMT 610Facilities Management3.0
PRMT 625Property Financial Analysis & Strategies3.0
PRMT 640Property Security Emergency & Risk Management3.0
PRMT 645Property Management Technology Strategies3.0
REAL 568Real Estate Development3.0
REAL 572Advanced Market Research & Analysis3.0
REAL 574Real Estate Economics in Urban Markets3.0
REAL 575Real Estate Finance3.0
STAT 601Business Statistics3.0
Electives
Select Three (3) Courses From the Following:9.0
Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance
Community Impact Analysis
Community Sustainability
Real Estate Valuation & Analysis
Legal Issues in Real Estate Development
Datamining for Managers
Capstone in Property Management
PRMT 695Capstone in Property Management3.0
Total Credits45.0

Sample Plan of Study

Required Core Courses
BUSN 502Essentials of Economics3.0
PRMT 603Property Asset Management3.0
PRMT 610Facilities Management3.0
PRMT 625Property Financial Analysis & Strategies3.0
PRMT 640Property Security Emergency & Risk Management3.0
PRMT 645Property Management Technology Strategies3.0
REAL 568Real Estate Development3.0
REAL 572Advanced Market Research & Analysis3.0
REAL 574Real Estate Economics in Urban Markets3.0
REAL 575Real Estate Finance3.0
STAT 601Business Statistics3.0
Electives
Select Three (3) Courses From the Following:9.0
Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance
Community Impact Analysis
Community Sustainability
Real Estate Valuation & Analysis
Legal Issues in Real Estate Development
Datamining for Managers
Capstone in Property Management
PRMT 695Capstone in Property Management3.0
Total Credits45.0

Property Management Faculty

Kimberly Mitchell, PhD (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ) Property Management Program Director. Associate Teaching Professor. Multi-family real estate operations, sustainability, affordability, and policy; asset management; real estate development.
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