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Explore the development process in its entirety and strengthen your management toolkit. The unique approach of the W. P. Carey Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program transforms your skillset and your career.

Program overview

Develop your critical thinking about real estate development. In the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program, you’ll learn side-by-side with peers from various backgrounds, deepening your understanding of the development process.

The development process involves all disciplines represented by MRED program partners: The W. P. Carey School of Business, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, and the Del E. Webb School of Construction. Leading faculty members from each institution are selected to deliver this unique curriculum, and small class sizes provide opportunities for individual attention and interaction.

Certified Commercial Investment Member designation

The MRED curriculum has been approved by CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) for their Fast Track University Program. The CCIM designation is not required, but CCIMs have been recognized as leading experts in commercial investment real estate. The CCIM designation represents proven expertise in financial, market, and investment analysis, in addition to negotiation. Although not required, the CCIM designation is perceived as highly valuable in the commercial real estate industry.


The W. P. Carey MRED is an Intensive, transdisciplinary nine-month program taught by industry experts with current real estate development experience — giving you unmatched exposure to how development works in the real world. Over the course of the program, you’ll build the necessary skills to implement and manage the design and development process.

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Learn from dedicated, passionate teachers, practitioners and thought leaders. As world-renowned researchers and experts who consult companies around the globe, W. P. Carey faculty bring learning to life. W. P. Carey faculty members regularly contribute to and edit prestigious academic journals, and their expertise is sought by such media outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, USA Today, CNN, and NPR.

View our directory to learn more about esteemed faculty members of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

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