MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure

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    “In order to be successful in real estate, you need a lot of networking connections. Through Johns Hopkins, I’ve met someone from just about every real estate company in the Baltimore metro area.” Michael Denise | MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure '17

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



36 credits, 1 year



Financial Aid:

We offer numerous financial aid and scholarship options.
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$100 Application Fee

$500 Matriculation Fee

Inside Look Into MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure

Program Features

The MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure program has been a leader in real estate education for more than 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. Full-time students complete the program in a cohort with a group of peers following the same curriculum for most of their studies.

Descriptions for the following courses can be found by using the JHU Student Information System Course Search.

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 & Public-Private Infrastructure Delivery
  • BU.234.610 Real Estate and Infrastructure Finance
  • BU.242.720 Real Estate Capital Market Analysis
  • BU.241.610 Real Estate Investment and Development
  • BU.132.615 Real Estate Legal Environment
  • BU.242.601 Real Estate Market Feasibility Study

Elective Courses (8 credits)

Students choose 4 courses from the following:

  • BU.241.750 Advanced Valuation and Investment Analysis
  • BU.241.725 Global Perspectives in Real Estate
  • BU.242.715 Real Estate and Infrastructure Valuation
  • BU.152.725 Real Estate Entrepreneurship
  • BU.242.710 Real Estate Funds and Portfolio Management
  • BU.242.701 Real Estate Investment Trusts: Analysis and Structuring
  • BU.241.760 Strategic Commercial Leasing

Capstone (2 credits)

  • BU.245.790 Real Estate and Infrastructure 

Tuition and Fees

For Academic Year 2019-2020


tuition application fee Matriculation fee registration per semester graduation fee
$71,600* $100 $500 $0 $0

*cost reflective of entire 12-month program

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.

How to Apply

Discover all you need to get started with your Carey application. Visit our How to Apply page to learn more about the process, requirements, and more.


  • Transcripts
    • Official transcripts from all U.S. schools must be sent electronically. All U.S. transcripts must be from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Please visit your school’s website to request an official transcript and be sent electronically to Please note that transcripts are required from all schools where 15 or more transfer credits were earned. Final transcripts must show the degrees you have earned. An admission decision may be delayed if you do not send transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
    • If your school does not participate in an electronic transcript submission system, send official sealed transcripts to the address below:
      • Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
        Office of Admissions
        100 International Drive
        Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Resume
  • 2 Essays
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores - requirement varies by program.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers. A waiver request form can be found on the online application.

Start your application

For more information, please contact us at or 410-234-9220.


  Round 1 Round 2 round 3
Application Deadline October 30, 2019 January 8, 2020 April 1, 2020
Carey Decision Date December 18, 2019 March 4, 2020 April 29, 2020
Deposit Deadline January 22, 2020 April 8, 2020 May 27, 2020

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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.

Graduates of the MS in Real Estate and Infrastructure program have gone on to make an impact at organizations including:

  • 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

Featured Story

Carey Summer Graduation

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School held a graduation ceremony for summer graduates on Thursday, August 3 at the Joseph Meyeroff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.