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Why ODU for Real Estate?

Jumpstart your career with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration focusing on real estate.

Our unique real estate degree program takes a multi-disciplinary approach to this area of business. Faculty bring real world experience to the classroom. You'll take classes that will help you develop the analytical and professional skills you need for a career in real estate or economic development.

ODU was the first college in Virginia to offer the Urban Land Institute's UrbanPlan Project. UrbanPlan is a realistic, engaging curriculum in which you will learn about housing development in the United States. You will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with real estate professionals. You'll gain exposure to challenging issues, such as:

  • private and public sector roles,
  • complex trade-offs,
  • economics,
  • and population growth challenges.

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We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between select institutions and Old Dominion University.

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Required Courses

To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This real estate degree requires 120 credit hours in total.

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

Online Learning Environment

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.

Bright Outlook

Employment of real estate brokers and sales agents is projected to
grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
— Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, July 2019

Careers in Real Estate

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

  • Appraisal
  • Sales and Leasing
  • Property Management
  • Development
  • Lending
  • Planning & Consulting

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$360 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

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

These tuition rates are effective Fall 2020 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

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.

Get Guaranteed Admission to ODU

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

Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.

Meet your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUOnline.

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