Real Estate Graduate Concentration

for the Graduate Concentration in Real Estate

chair of department: Louis Chan

director of graduate studies: Martin Widdicks (MSF); George Pennacchi (PhD)


department website:

overview of grad college admissions & requirements:

college website:

department office: 340 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 244-2239

The concentration is open to these majors in the College of Business but required of none:

Accountancy, MAS

Business Administration, MBA

Graduate Degree Programs in Finance


Finance, MS

optional concentrations for the Finance, MS: Accountancy, Business & Public Policy, Corporate Governance & International Business, Data Analytics in Finance, Information Technology & Control

Financial Engineering, MS (administered by Finance and Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering)

optional concentration for the Financial Engineering, MS: Data Analytics in Finance

Finance, PhD




Data Analytics in Finance


Business & Public Policy

Real Estate


Admission to the concentration requires approval by the Department of Finance.

for the Graduate Concentration in Real Estate

FIN 541Real Estate Fundamentals4
Select two of the following courses:8
Legal Issues in Real Estate
Real Estate Development
Urban Real Estate Valuation
Real Estate Investment 1
Real Estate Financial Markets 1
Total Hours12