Online Master’s in Real Estate Career Outlook

The Career Impact of a Georgetown Master's in Real Estate

Prepare to compete for top positions in real estate and related financial, construction, and sustainability careers with new skills in market analysis, creating profitable investment opportunities, and the application of investment strategy, real estate law, and real estate financing and development principles.

As a graduate of Georgetown's Master's in Real Estate program, you'll be expertly prepared with a highly coveted skill set for the highest-paying and most in-demand positions in the industry.

Leverage Your Degree in a Challenging Market

Regardless of incredible challenges and disruptions our industry may face, the Master’s in Real Estate program continues to leverage partnerships with top companies looking for full-time employment or internships.

Compensation and Opportunities

Real Estate Investment Banker
$125,000/year with $80,000–$200,000 bonuses1
Analyze real estate portfolios, prepare financial models, market reports, presentations and research, identify valuable real estate prospects, and manage all due diligence processes.

Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Focus on how to maximize a property's value for investments. Manage a client’s investment portfolio through diversification and make decisions that mitigate risk, ensure against depreciation, and help their investments grow.

Construction Project Manager
Oversee the organization, scheduling, budgeting and implementation of a construction project. Direct personnel and own responsibility for carrying out plans on time and within budget.

The online real estate degree program at Georgetown prepares students for a range of challenging real estate careers, including:

  • Real estate developer
  • Real estate manager
  • Site acquisition manager
  • Director of property management
  • Senior real estate analyst
  • Senior consultant
  • Real estate project manager
  • Development associate
  • Real estate entrepreneur

Get Connected

You are always welcome to visit Georgetown SCS's downtown D.C. campus and participate in events such as speaker panels, networking opportunities, professional development workshops, and social activities. Events like these are often available for online students via livestream.


1 Curtis, Patrick (ed.) (n.d.) WallStreet Oasis. Investment Banker Salary & Compensation, Average Bonus In Banking. Retrieved January 5, 2021 from
2 Glassdoor (January 2021). Real Estate Portfolio Manager Salaries. Retrieved January 5, 2021 from,29.htm.
3 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Construction Managers. Retrieved January 5, 2021 from