Shenehon Center for Real Estate

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UST Minneapolis, School of Law and Opus College of Business

See where a Real Estate education can take you

The University of St. Thomas and the Shenehon Center for Real Estate have partnered to offer the only real estate undergraduate degree, MBA degree, and a graduate certificate programs in the Twin Cities. The Shenehon Center supports these educational efforts through real estate industry outreach, research, and professional development programs.


Bachelor of Science – Real Estate

The Bachelor of Science in Real Estate curriculum provides you with a background in real estate business theory and practice. It emphasizes the many factors involved in property assessment and sales, how they change and how these changes affect the real estate market and all stakeholders.

Study includes: property taxation, zoning, land-use planning, environmental protection, urban redevelopment and government-assisted home financing programs.

For more information: BS Degree in Real Estate

Real Estate Masters of Business Administration (REMBA)

Whether you are looking to jumpstart your career or change your career, the REMBA will give you the tools to make a difference in your job, your community, and your life.

The REMBA program has been carefully crafted in collaboration with business leaders to ensure that you are prepared to excel, innovate, and stand out as a critical thinker and decision-maker. Many of our alumni have attained roles from Fortune 500 companies down to starting their own company. Whether you are looking for opportunities at established organizations or an organization you want to start: The St. Thomas business school and alumni are known for helping students accomplish their goals. And with our mission to develop effective, principled business leaders who think globally, act ethically and create enduring value for society, it’s no wonder their work is ALL FOR THE COMMON GOOD.

For more information: MBA in Real Estate


Graduate Certificate – Real Estate

Advance your career in real estate with a St. Thomas graduate certificate. Further your skills in market analysis, valuation, investment property analysis, financial modeling and the development process. The Graduate Certificate in Real Estate will strengthen your real estate knowledge and expertise.

  • Evening courses designed for working professionals
  • Complete at your own pace taking one or more courses per term
  • An industry-focused credential to help open and expand real estate career opportunities and professional networks in the Twin Cities
  • Practical, relevant curriculum delivered by real estate practitioners and full-time faculty experts
  • Courses that count towards Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation
For more information: Graduate Certificate in Real Estate



Real Estate Research

The Shenehon Center for Real Estate provides industry relevant research and supports an open forum for industry information.