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General Information

Online Offerings:

MIT online courses are designed to provide lifelong learning opportunities for professionals around the globe, and allow participants to further their knowledge and skill in an accelerated, convenient format. A natural continuation of your professional development, the MIT School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) online course portfolio is designed to sharpen your ability to succeed in the rapidly-changing real estate world. The courses, which feature world-renowned, in-demand faculty and speakers, run at varied cadences to suit a diversity of learners. Each of these programs can help focus your development and provide you the competencies that will enable you to have an immediate and lasting impact on your professional future. On completion of these course, you’ll earn an MIT SA+P certificate, validating your newfound knowledge.

For more information on these courses, please visit the Online Courses page.

Upcoming Dates:

Commercial Real Estate Analysis and Investment

  • August 17, 2022 (registration closes soon)

Real Estate Financial Analytics

  • August 17, 2022 (registration closes soon)

Real Estate Development: Planning and Process

  • Runs again in Fall 2022

Data Science in Real Estate

  • Runs again in Fall 2022

Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Real Estate

  • Runs again in Fall 2022

On Campus Offerings

Get ahead in today’s rapidly evolving real estate market

In the Professional Certificate Program in Real Estate Finance and Development, you’ll acquire the foundations, framework, and vision required to succeed in today’s ever-shifting global real estate marketplace. 

Built for real estate professionals, investors, and policy-makers, our Professional Certificate Program will help you confidently move forward your most ambitious projects. 

In this program you will: 

  • Discover the cutting-edge strategies and tools transforming real estate markets
  • Identify emerging opportunities for driving value through international investment and development 
  • Explore data-driven approaches for overcoming industry roadblocks

Upcoming Dates

Professional Certificate Program in Real Estate Finance and Development

  • June 5–17, 2022

Course Schedule

Coffee and morning refreshments are offered daily between 8-9am. Typically, classes begin at 9:00 am and end at 5:00 pm with short breaks in the morning and afternoon and an hour break for lunch.  Participants receive a more detailed schedule two to three weeks in advance of the course start date.

Real Estate Finance: Fundamentals
June 6 – 7, 2022; Walter Torous
Application deadline: May 7, 2022
Enhance your foundational knowledge of the crucial factors shaping real estate finance today. 

Real Estate Finance: Advanced⁠
June 7-8, 2022; Walter Torous
Application deadline: May 7, 2022
Enhance your ability to analyze the financial risks and opportunities of today’s real estate marketplace by leveraging quantitative analytics techniques taught in popular MIT graduate courses.

Sustainable Real Estate: Economics and Business
June 9-10, 2022; Siqi Zheng, Zhengzhen Tan
Application deadline: May 9, 2022
Delve into the economic fundamentals and business strategies of sustainable real estate development, management, and investment.

Commercial Real Estate Development⁠
June 13-15, 2022; W. Tod McGrath, Chris Gordon
Application deadline: May 13, 2022
Assess the critical elements of the real estate development process from start to finish through the lens of an investor.

Global Real Estate Markets
June 16-17, 2022; Albert Saiz
Application deadline: May 16, 2022
Examine current industry trends, acquire proven tools and frameworks for building portfolios and minimizing risk in global contexts, and identify opportunities for investments around the world.