Real Estate with Concentration in Development

This program provides foundational knowledge of real estate principles and practice, and also arms you with the information and skills needed to identify and evaluate potential real estate development opportunities.


This program is closed to new applicants. For currently enrolled students, please contact your certificate advisor at 310-206-2714 or industrysegmentprograms@uclaextension.edu for questions regarding certificate completion.

Explore our revised Real Estate certificate and new certificate programs in Real Estate Investment and Finance and Commercial Real Estate.

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals interested in learning about professional opportunities in the field of real estate development
  • Veteran real estate professionals who want to gain knowledge of real estate development for professional opportunity

What you can learn.

  • Learn to develop for superior financial returns, and how to sustain planned future cash flows
  • Understand needed approvals and financing alternatives
  • Learn to build a development plan

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Program Prerequisite

Students are advised to complete X475.1 Real Estate Principles (or equivalent) since this is a prerequisite course for numerous courses in the curriculum. Those students with a current California salesperson/ broker license should consult with the certificate advisor to waive the prerequisite requirement. 

MGMT X 475.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Required Courses
MGMT X 475.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.15
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.8
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 477.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT 891.02
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Development Concentration Courses
In addition to the required courses, students are required to take one additional 400-level real estate course of at least 4 units. The Internship in Real Estate, presented as the course MGMT X 476.35, is available to candidates who have completed at least five of the courses in the curriculum.
MGMT X 475.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 475.5
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.321
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 476.7
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 477.5
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 477.83
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 477.84
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 477.9
Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 477.95
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.35
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

An internship in real estate can provide you with practical experience in a variety of real estate job functions. Certificate students must complete a substantial portion (generally 20 units) of the program curriculum, with a GPA of 3.0 or better, before enrolling in the internship.

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