Real Estate Online

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Strome College of Business
  • Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate

Degree completion

  • For students with some college credits
  • Complete at least 30 credits online from ODU

Full degree

  • A start-to-finish curriculum for students to earn a degree online from ODU
  • 120 credit hours

Everything we do involves real estate; we live in it, play in it, work in it and study in it. It plays a central role in the economic and social fabric of communities.

Our program, supported by the Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate and the E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate, prepares you for a wide array of career paths and helps you understand the pivotal role of real estate, from deciding what will be developed to how it will be financed, sold, leased and managed.

Your coursework will help you develop the analytical and critical thinking skills required by public and private sector organizations involved in the real estate industry. You will also learn the professional, ethical and legal standards expected of professionals in the industry.

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in financial management with a major in Real Estate.

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Your coursework will help prepare you to:

  • Understand the roles and processes involved in the real estate market and the steps involved during real estate transactions.
  • Examine in depth the different real estate sectors, including the residential market and the various commercial property types, and gain an appreciation of how they differ.
  • Appreciate the importance of real estate in a public policy context.
  • Analyze real estate’s position as a major asset class and its role in the financial system.
  • Apply a range of analytical techniques to applied situations in real estate development, market analysis, finance and investment.
  • Be able to communicate technical and complex material in an effective manner, in a professional real estate environment.
  • Practice according to the professional, ethical and legal standards expected in the industry.
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  • To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This BSBA with real estate major requires 120 credit hours in total.

    Talk with an enrollment coordinator to determine how your credits will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • With a real estate education, you can build a fulfilling career in the industry, including:

    • Appraisal
    • Sales and Leasing
    • Property Management
    • Development
    • Lending
    • Planning & Consulting
  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

  • This program is available completely online, which means you can apply to ODU as a freshman.

    Already have college credits? Before you apply, our enrollment team can provide a free transfer evaluation to see how your credits will transfer to ODU.

    For this online BSBA, you'll need to be accepted to ODU as a degree-seeking student and then apply to this program in the Strome College of Business.

  • ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

    Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.