The Real Estate Program, which began in the early 1960s, is recognized as one of the finest in the nation. The program has long been ranked in the top five of the U.S. News annual rankings and no other real estate program in the Southeast is ranked as high as Terry’s.
Points of Pride
The Terry College’s Real Estate Program, which was founded in the early 1960s, is consistently recognized as one of the best in the nation. It is ranked No. 4 in the country in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings. The focus on superior education and support of strong research programs are fundamental to the program’s mission and success.
Our faculty are among the top publishers in the premier real estate journals. One faculty member was recently ranked as the 6th most-cited real estate researcher in the United States.
Home to one of the largest Real Estate PhD programs in the nation, our program has a strong record of placing professors and chairholders at a number of universities across the US and internationally.
One of the premier academic journals in real estate, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, has been housed at Terry since its inception.
The program maintains a very active internship program and job placement service. Our student résumé book is delivered to more than 450 firms on a semi-annual basis.
The program has a strong reputation for providing a quality educational experience. Employers often comment on the excellent analytical skills that Real Estate students exhibit, as well as their ability to think outside the box. A rigorous academic curriculum, coupled with the hands-on experience gained through Terry’s internship program, gives our graduates a decided advantage in a competitive marketplace.
Real Estate Program Offerings
Terry’s Real Estate Program, which began in the early 1960s, is recognized by publications such as U.S. News & World Report as one of the finest in the nation. The program has been ranked in the top five of U.S. News annual rankings every year since 2005, and no other real estate program in the Southeast is ranked as high as Terry’s.
Even in strong economic times, the environment of real estate markets is ambiguous and uncertain. Now, more than ever, individuals in the real estate sector must possess the necessary skills to make intelligent investment and management decisions.
The real estate sequence is designed to improve an individual’s ability to make real estate acquisition, management, and disposition decisions.
The PhD program in Real Estate is designed to prepare students for teaching and research at universities and colleges and for positions in government and business. The PhD in Real Estate emphasizes intensive training in real estate, economics, quantitative methods and finance with the goal of producing research-minded PhD graduates, while at the same time providing a comprehensive teaching experience. Students are encouraged to individualize their programs by supplementing their studies with courses from other programs in the Terry College of Business.