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Accelerated MBA in Real Estate

Transform your career with our 18-month MBA program.


The Miami Herbert Business School’s Accelerated MBA in Real Estate combines the leading business expertise of the School with the School of Architecture’s strengths in new urbanism. With Miami being a real estate powerhouse, the program offers students the invaluable opportunity to gain hands-on commercial real estate experience through experiential learning, internships, and an interdisciplinary curriculum.

Who's It For?

Candidates with an undergraduate degree in business or related discipline who seek advanced business knowledge paired with industry-leading experience seeking to launch their careers in commercial real estate.

Program Type

On Campus

1-2 years

Time Commitment
Full Time

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Accelerated MBA in Real Estate


Students obtain real-world commercial real estate experience with a six-month paid internship at the start of the program and have the option of pursuing an additional three-month paid internship during the summer.


All students are place in one paid internship.

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Real Estate Dedicated Advisory Board

Includes industry leaders from South Florida and across the nation and is chaired by Steve Witkoff, the chairman and CEO of The Witkoff Group LLC.


Average Scholarship

Average scholarship awarded to students in the Real Estate MBA program.

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Future-Proof Your Career

When you graduate from Miami Herbert Business School, you join a diverse community of 45,000+ business leaders around the world. One-on-one career coaching accelerates your opportunities. Interested in hiring a Miami Herbert Real Estate MBA student? View our current student resume book. Some of our alumni employers include:

  • Atlantic Pacific
  • Berkadia
  • Brookfield
  • Fortune International
  • Galium Partners
  • Mast Capital
  • MMG Equity Partners
  • Nuveen
  • Related
  • The Kislak Company
In Their Own Words

Our Students

Throughout the Accelerated MBA in Real Estate program, students have access to a strong, involved network of industry leaders and notable alumni.
Malak Benmassaoud
Current Student

"I saved many years of my life as well as I saved myself from making expensive mistakes by getting my MBA at the University of Miami. Between the internships and classroom experience, we have acquired priceless knowledge that will allow for us to be pragmatic in our approach. Through the university's network, I have been fortunate to meet some of the most influential and powerful individuals in the real estate industry. With the education I have received at the U, I have the confidence and blueprints to reach my aspirations in the field. I highly recommend the Accelerated MBA in Real Estate to anyone who wants to jumpstart their career."

Malak Benmassaoud Accelerated MBA in Real Estate
Learn from the Best


Our outstanding faculty are recognized worldwide for their teaching and cutting-edge research.
Andrea Heuson

Andrea Heuson

Academic Director, Accelerated Real Estate MBA, and Professor, Finance
Tobias Muhlhofer

Tobias Muhlhofer

Research Associate Professor, Finance
Rene Sacasas

Rene Sacasas

Professor, Business Law

Meet Your Academic Director

Andrea Heuson is a tenured Professor of Finance at the Miami Herbert Business School specializing in mortgage and fixed income markets, bond pricing, and corporate and real estate valuation methods. She is recognized as an expert on local, national, and international real estate markets and was recently awarded the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association’s (AREUEA) George Bloom Award. Her research has appeared in Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, the Journal of Estate Research, and the Journal of Housing Economics. She attended Newcomb College and Tulane University in New Orleans before receiving her Ph.D. in Finance, with concentrations in financial institutions and real estate, from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, IL.


Meet your enrollment advisor

Kim Migoya is the Director of Graduate Business Admissions and Recruitment. Kim joined the University of Miami community in 2014. With over 10 years of higher education experience, Kim has a passion for guiding students through the admissions process and seeing candidates reach their full potential. Kim earned her MBA from the Miami Herbert Business School in 2018. Her most memorable experience from the MBA program was the connections she made with her peers and the growth of her network.
Kim Migoya
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