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Real Estate (B.S.B.A.)

The Strome College of Business Real Estate Major, at Old Dominion University, prepares you for a successful career in the real estate industry. You could soon be embarking on an exciting journey in a unique program that combines academics and practice with professors and practioners in a joint effort to enhance, or jumpstart, your career. The Real Estate program at ODU embraces a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to real estate education. The faculty bring real world experience to the classroom to engage you in a curriculum that will assist you in developing the analytical and professional skills necessary for a career in real estate or economic development.

Real Estate (B.S.B.A.)


Description


What is Real Estate at ODU like?

The Strome College of Business Real Estate Major, at Old Dominion University, prepares you for a successful career in the real estate industry. You could soon be embarking on an exciting journey in a unique program that combines academics and practice with professors and practioners in a joint effort to enhance, or jumpstart, your career. The Real Estate program at ODU embraces a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to real estate education. The faculty bring real world experience to the classroom to engage you in a curriculum that will assist you in developing the analytical and professional skills necessary for a career in real estate or economic development.

Program Highlights


What makes Real Estate at ODU unique?

  • Multiple opportunities to interact with industry professionals

  • Competitive Internship Opportunities

  • Hands-on Classroom Projects

  • Conferences, presentations and courses taught by practitioners

  • Top-performing real estate students are invited to national conferences on economic development and land-use, where they can meet nationally renowned entrepreneurs, state officials and economic development leaders

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Appraisers, Real Estate

$60,830

MEDIAN SALARY


Appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales, investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.

Real Estate Sales Agents

$59,630

MEDIAN SALARY


Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Real Estate at ODU?

FIN 450:
Real Estate Finance


Explores the different financing and ownership arrangements used in real estate transactions. Prerequisites: FIN 319 and FIN 323 or permission of the instructor, and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

FIN 451:
Real Estate Appraisal


Economic theories of value applied to real estate as a guide to business decisions. Prerequisites: FIN 319 and FIN 323 or permission of the instructor, and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

MKTG 404:
Sales Management


Material focuses on quantitative and qualitative goal setting; management, control and evaluation of the sales program; selecting, training, motivating, and evaluating the sales force. Prerequisite: C or better in MKTG 311 (or equivalent), and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Real Estate at ODU?

Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Real Estate should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

Applicants for admission to any of the majors in the undergraduate degree program in business administration (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - BSBA) should apply initially to the Office of Admissions of Old Dominion University. Students cannot be accepted into business administration without first being admitted to the University. Admission to the University does not guarantee admission to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program. Candidates for admission to the BSBA program should indicate on the application to the University their intention to enter the undergraduate business administration degree program.

Admission to the BSBA degree program is a two-step process.

  • Students must first successfully complete ODU admission requirements and be certified as having done so

  • Complete admission requirements to BSBA degree program

     

     

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


I like this program. What are the next steps?

Contact


Need help applying?

Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Transfer


I like this program and want to transfer. What are my next steps?

At ODU, we understand that as a transfer student you have unique needs that require a wide array of campus resources. The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships aims to create a transfer inclusive culture that supports the successful transition, engagement, and academic achievement of transfer students. The services and programs offered to you as a Monarch are endless so take advantage of every opportunity. Even before you set foot on campus, we encourage you to Explore, Experience, and Engage! Visit our Transfer Students page for more information.

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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