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Master of Real Estate Development

Entry Level Early Career Sequence

Become A Valuable Asset

Clemson's Entry Level Early Career Student 18-month sequence is designed for those who seek a well-rounded interdisciplinary curriculum to learn skill-sets necessary to be successful in the development industry.

Clemson MRED students come from a broad range of undergraduate disciplines such as architecture, business, finance, civil engineering, urban affairs/planning, landscape architecture, construction science and management, economics, geography, environmental science, social sciences, accounting and marketing. Our students bring varied backgrounds and experiences with them when they embark on their MRED career. We believe that diversity enhances each graduating class and serves to guarantee a rich and varied group of individuals primed to excel in the real estate development industry. 


The Clemson MRED Entry Level Early Career curriculum consists of 18 Core Courses (50 credit hours), and 2 Elective Courses (6 credit hours), for a total of 56 course credit hours. Additionally, students are required to complete an approved summer internship as part of the degree requirement. See all up-to-date course descriptions in the university's Graduate Catalog.

Master of Real Estate Development (56 semester hours)

  • Core Classes (50 hours):
    RED 8000 – Real Estate Development Process
    RED 8010 – Real Estate Market Analysis
    RED 8020 – Real Estate Development Field Tour Seminar
    RED 8030 – Public Private Partnership Development
    RED 8040 – Practicum in Residential Development
    RED 8050 – Practicum in Commercial Development
    RED 8090 – Introduction to Real Estate Modeling
    RED 8100 – Real Estate Seminar Roundtable
    RED 8110 – Summer Internship in Real Estate Development
    RED 8120 – Real Estate Technology
    RED 8130 – Real Estate Development Strategic Planning
    RED 8150 – Construction Operations in Real Estate Development
    RED 8170 – Real Estate Mixed Use
    ARCH 8200 – Building Design and Construction Principles
    CRP 8020 – Place Making for the Built Environment
    LAW 8480 – Law for Real Estate Professionals
    MBA 8330 – Real Estate Investments
    MBA 8410 – Real Estate Finance

  • Electives (6 hours):
    Vary by semester.

  RED 8160 – Preservation Feasibility
  RED 8180 – Entitlements and the Pre-Development Process
  RED 8890 – Selected Topics: Advanced Financial Modeling


Early career sequence students are required to complete a summer internship as part of RED 8110. 

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