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Real Estate Development (MRED)

Degree or Minor: 
Graduate Degree
UA College: 
Arch, Planning, & Landscape Arch
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Real Estate Development (MRED) 

Program Description

The Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) offered through The University of Arizona’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) is a degree focusing on sustainable and responsible development, including emphasis on: public/private partnerships, transit-oriented development, sustainable cities, and health cities. The MRED program is ideal for professionals interested in better understanding the real estate industry as a whole, as well as those who are or intend to be real estate developers and industry leaders. The MRED program gives the student an opportunity to:

Collaborate with our faculty of world-renowned experts in the Sun Corridor, the nation’s fastest-growing learning lab.
Connect with industry and access key stakeholders in development, design, construction, and research
Focus on leadership, entrepreneurialism, and creative thinking to enhance your skills and advance your career
Understand best practices in sustainable real estate development
Utilize curriculum with real-world case studies
Experience small class size to facilitate high level of interaction and engagement
The MRED program is based in CAPLA, in collaboration with the Responsible Property Investing Center, Institute of the Environment, and Institute of Place and Wellbeing

Department/Academic Unit(s)

School of Landscape Architecture and Planning -

The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA), the nation's leader in sustainable design and planning for arid regions, embodies the oldest design and planning programs in the state of Arizona. CAPLA faculty work at the forefront of sustainability and regenerative development, specifically, alternative energy, water conservation, landscape ecology, climate change adaptation, affordable housing, and heritage preservation. Our alumni are recognized internationally for modern desert architecture, landscape architecture, and urban and regional planning and design comprising what is known as the "Arizona School."