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Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Real Estate (M.S.E.R.E.) Degree Requirements

The M.S.E.R.E. degree program is a 36-credit hour lock-step program that will generally be taken over a two-year period. Students who are not experienced in real estate or are not working will be encouraged to complete a real estate internship during the summer semester. Students who meet certain standards in terms of academic background and experience may also be able to complete the program on a one-year basis. Some students may also opt to pursue the degree on a part-time basis, which may extend their program to three years.

Students must be advised before enrolling in their first semester of coursework. Subsequent advising is not required, but recommended. Questions about the program should be directed to the Bloch Graduate Programs Office in room 418 of Heritage Hall or emailed to blochgrad@umkc.edu. Students are responsible for information sent via UMKC email.

Core Courses (24 hours)
The M.S.E.R.E. degree program requires a minimum of 24 hours completed at the graduate level. Courses include areas such as real estate finance, global real estate, market analysis and legal context of real estate. For a full list of core courses, see Course Catalog.

Interdisciplinary Electives (12 hours)
Electives are intended to allow a student to pursue individualized areas of study that will complement the intended goals in their chosen profession. Graduate courses offered by the Henry W. Bloch School of Management do not have to be pre-approved. Some classes may have prerequisites or special enrollment processes through the course’s academic unit. For a full list of electives, see Course Catalog.

Retention and Graduation Requirements
Of the total required, at least 80 percent of all courses must be passed with a grade of “B” (3.0) or higher. No grade below “C” (2.0) in any 500-level course or below “B-” (2.7) in any 300 or 400-level course may count toward the Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Real Estate degree. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA to be in good standing and for graduation.

All students must submit a program of study form once they have completed 50% of their program hours. An application for graduation must be submitted early in the student’s final semester. See the academic calendar for specific deadlines. Forms are available in the Bloch School Services Office, room 115 Bloch Heritage Hall.

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