Iowa's premiere four-year real estate education program.

The Real Estate degree in UNIBusiness will prepare you for exciting and challenging careers in commercial and residential real estate, in mortgage underwriting, asset management, brokerage and appraisal to name a few. You may help make decisions involving tens of millions of dollars on a commercial building or a mortgage, or help a family find their dream home.

The Real Estate industry brings together professionals who thrive in a competitive work environment. No day is ever the same. If you are a hard-working person with solid analytical skills and a strong desire for success, real estate is the career for you!

 

Inside a Real Estate Classroom

 

How we do real estate at UNIBusiness

Real Estate majors prepare themselves for a wide variety of careers. Involving virtually every aspect of real estate, from mortgage underwriting, and credit analysis, asset and property management, appraisal and valuation, commercial and residential brokerage. Good business sense and an understanding of markets are important for success in real estate. Therefore, learning how to make intelligent decisions is an important aspect of the Real Estate major in the Department of Finance. As the only program of its kind in Iowa, the real estate program has strong ties to the real estate industry. Learn how the program's business connections have opened doors for Real Estate majors.

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