The mission of the Baker Program in Real Estate is to educate, develop, and graduate the next generation of leaders. The Baker Program in Real Estate is a two-year degree program, which confers a master of professional studies in real estate (MPS-RE) degree. The program was designed and intended for students who already have professional real estate experience but who are in the early years of their career.
The Baker Program in Real Estate is a multi-disciplinary curriculum, composed of a faculty with practical experience and academic expertise from six Cornell University colleges. The program is 62 credit hours of coursework plus a required summer internship, as well as participation in one domestic and one international real estate trek, arranged by the Program. Prior to the start of the Program, students must have completed an undergraduate-level accounting and micro-economics course, as well as completion of MBA Math, a 30 hour, on-line course in statistics, finance and spreadsheets. Degree requirements include completion of 41.5 credits of core coursework. An additional 20.5 credit hours of elective coursework give students the opportunity to pursue a concentration, and to further develop management and leadership skills. Concentrations include finance and investment; development; consulting and market analysis; international real estate; property, asset and portfolio management; independent concentration.
Additional information is available online at baker.realestate.cornell.edu.