Program Contact

Graduate Office
School of Building Construction
College of Design
Georgia Institute of Technology
280 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0680


Application Deadlines


  • International Applicants: March 15
  • U.S. Applicants: June 1


  • International Applicants: Sept. 15
  • U.S. Applicants: Oct. 1

Admittance Terms



  • Master of Real Estate Development

Standardized Tests

English Proficiency

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 12
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Paper-based: 600
    • Internet-based: 100, with minimum section scores of 19

 GRE (not required)

  • We accept the GRE or the GMAT.
  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 4401
  • General Test: Required

Application Requirements

Essay (included on the application)

  • Explain your professional/personal post-baccalaureate experience in building construction.
  • Describe how your academic or professional background will support you as you pursue a master’s degree.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Two letters of recommendation from real estate professionals specifying industry competence.
    • Concentration/research areas
    • Building Construction
    • Program Management
    • Construction Management
    • Facility Management
    • Real Estate Development

Degree Requirements

A bachelor's degree in one of the following fields from an accredited institution with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and no work experience in the real estate development industry.

  • Construction Management
  • Architecture
  • Architecture Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture
  • City Planning
  • Real Estate


A bachelor's degree in the following fields from an accredited institution with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and a minimum of two years' experience in the real estate development industry

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business
  • Property Management


The Office of Graduate Education has prepared application instructions to help you navigate through the admissions process. View the instructions to begin your graduate education.