Admissions Requirements

A generally satisfactory undergraduate record from an accredited college or university is required for admission. Other admission requirements include:

  1. Basic proficiency in using spreadsheet computer software, to be demonstrated by a past project or a certificate from completion of a training course in Excel
  2. Previous coursework in financial management and accounting. 
  3. A minimum of six years of business related experience is strongly preferred.

Students needing to complete prerequisite coursework may enroll in MBAD 5131, Fundamentals of Financial Accounting & Financial Management and MBAD 5110 Foundations of Economics at UNC Charlotte or pursue similar courses at a community college or online. 

Prospective students must submit:

  1. Graduate School Application for Admission form {link to apply now)
  2. Official undergraduate degree transcript
  3. At least three evaluations from individuals familiar with the applicant's professional qualifications
  4. An essay describing the applicant’s experience and objectives in undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Program
  5. Application fee

Note: MBA students concentrating in Real Estate are ineligible to enroll in the Certificate Program.

Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis. Participants may enroll for the first time in Fall, Spring, or Summer terms. Pre-admission interviews are recommended.