MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure

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    “I have worked for Marriott International for many years. The Carey MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure program gave me perspective on real estate beyond my work in the hotel industry. My Carey degree also has broadened my industry perspective well beyond my current role.” Heather Reichardt | Alumnus | MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure
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    “I chose Johns Hopkins for the concentration in real estate. It's very well known in the field as being an excellent real estate education.” Ilsa Snyder | Alumnus | Global MBA concentration in Real Estate

Build valuable connections within the industry while mastering critical concepts that transcend the industry. Develop multidisciplinary skills that will help you thrive in and outside of real estate, regardless of market conditions.



36 credits, 1 year (full-time) / 2 years (part-time)


$68,900 (full-time) / $1,370 per credit (part-time)


$100 Application Fee

$500 Matriculation Fee (Full-Time)

$250 Matriculation Fee (Part-Time)

Full-Time Part-Time

Inside Look Into MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure

Program Features

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure program has been a leader in real estate education for 25 years. One of the few graduate real estate programs of its kind to be part of a business school, the MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure program will introduce you to multiple disciplines of the field, including:

  • Investment
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Construction and design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Planning and sustainability
  • Capital markets
  • Real estate law

The curriculum will provide you with greater flexibility and experience in an increasingly competitive and diversified industry.

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Sample Curriculum

The 36-credit MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure is offered in a full-time format at the Carey Business School’s Washington, D.C. campus and in a part-time format at Carey’s D.C. and Baltimore campuses. You’ll complete the program in a cohort with a group of peers following the same curriculum for most of your studies.

Descriptions for the following courses can be found by using the JHU Student Information System Course Search. Sample course descriptions are also available to download here.

Business Foundations (8 credits)

  • BU.120.601 Business Communication
  • BU.131.601 Business Leadership and Human Values
  • BU.231.620 Corporate Finance
  • BU.510.601 Statistical Analysis

Functional Core (18 credits)

  • BU.241.620 Design and Construction Feasibility
  • BU.230.640 Development Modeling and Risk Analysis
  • BU.241.735 Infrastructure Development for Sustainable Cities
  • BU.241.740 Project Finance and Public-Private Infrastructure Delivery
  • BU.242.720 Real Estate Capital Market Analysis
  • BU.234.610 Real Estate and Infrastructure Finance
  • BU.241.610 Real Estate Investment and Development
  • BU.132.615 Real Estate Legal Environment
  • BU.242.601 Real Estate Market Feasibility Study

Real Estate Electives (8 credits)

  • BU.242.715 Advanced Valuation and Investment Analysis
  • BU.241.725 Global Perspectives in Real Estate
  • BU.152.725 Real Estate Entrepreneurship
  • BU.242.710 Real Estate Funds and Portfolio Management
  • BU.242.715 Real Estate and Infrastructure Valuation
  • BU.242.701 Real Estate Investment Trusts: Analysis and Structuring

Capstone (2 credits)

  • BU.245.790 Real Estate and Infrastructure Capstone

Students who complete this program between May 2018 and August 2018 are eligible to continue their studies in a complementary new area with Carey's Second Degree Option. More information is available on the Second Degree Option page

Tuition & Fees

For Academic Year 2017-2018

  Tuition Application FEE Matriculation Fee Registration Per Semester Graduation Fee
Full-Time $68,900 (for entire 12-month program) $100 $500 $0 $0
Part-Time $1,370 per credit $100 $250 $0 $0

All fees are nonrefundable. 

  • Late Registration Fee: $250
  • Late Payment Fee: $250
  • Returned Check Fee: $35
  • Payment Plan Termination Fee: $75
  • Delinquent Account Collection Fee: 25% of the outstanding debt

Learn more about the financial assistance available to students.

Life (and Career) After Graduation

Our Career Development team is committed to providing opportunities for you to build professional skills and competencies that are essential for success in the career search. 

Graduates of the MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure have gone on to start or advance their real estate careers as brokers, project managers, asset management advisers, analysts, planners, and others. 

Organizations where you’ll find Carey MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure alumni making an impact include:

  • Alex Brown Realty Inc.
  • Bozzuto
  • CB Richard Ellis
  • Clark Construction Group
  • Corporate Office Properties Trust
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Enterprise Community Partners
  • Erickson
  • Fannie Mae
  • Freddie Mac
  • Host Hotels and Resorts
  • James G. Davis Construction
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • KLNB
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • M&T Bank
  • Manekin
  • PNC
  • The Peterson Companies
  • St. John Properties

The most recent MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure career data is available here

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