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Real Estate Concentration

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The Real Estate industry has a profound impact on every sector of business and public policy. The resources expended by business and government in this area demand educational and professional skills that cross many academic disciplines.

The Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas has developed an innovative real estate program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to prepare the next generation of industry leaders. The curriculum has been designed to provide the qualitative and quantitative tools necessary to enter one of the many fields available to graduates in this area. These include professions such as investment analysis, consulting, brokerage, appraisal, development and corporate asset management.

Responding to rapid changes in technology and the importance of bringing sophisticated tools to the industry, the real estate courses emphasize practical tools, decision making and the very latest analytical technologies.

Students who study real estate courses at the Jindal School of management will be better prepared for the unique demands of this industry and be provided with the foundational base to achieve further industry certifications and designations.

I am thrilled to be part of the Real Estate program here at UT Dallas. The University’s central location in the Dallas area allows us be part of the vibrant community of professionals working within the industry. We offer customized course options at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Real estate is a large and active industry requiring specialized knowledge and expertise. Career options vary widely and professionals require skills such as accounting, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship and others. With the resources of a major university, we can provide a multi-disciplinary perspective to meet both student and industry needs.

UT Dallas has established a reputation for excellence and we are continuing and strengthening that tradition with our real estate course offerings. Whether you are pursuing a career in real estate or simply looking for an interesting elective, we have courses designed to meet your needs and bring you into the exciting world of real estate.

Randall S. Guttery, Ph.D., CLU, ChFC Director, Real Estate Programs


Employers active in the real estate industry are encouraged to consider UT Dallas students for internships. These programs provide area businesses with the opportunity to add resources to a project and create a sound evaluation process for potential new hires. Additionally, your firm can become part of the community supporting UT Dallas. Please contact Career Management Center.

Permanent or Contract Positions

Many employers set up interview sessions at UT Dallas where we can assist in screening interviewees and make your hiring process efficient and effective. Please contact our Career Management Center.


Even if you are not ready to bring on an intern or employee, we encourage executives to get involved with an informal mentorship arrangement. This low-level commitment allows for senior real estate professionals to spend some time with a student considering a real estate career and share stories and experiences. It has proven to be very rewarding opportunity for many executives. Please contact Randy Guttery