Baby Boomers Primed to Benefit from REALTOR® University’s Master of Real Estate Degree

Experienced REALTORS® are among the industry’s most valued professional assets. Not only do these individuals bring a wealth of knowledge to buyers and sellers, but they also recognize the value continued education can bring to their careers.

According to an Ezine Articles® report, Baby Boomers (people born 1946-1964) in particular have been enrolling in vocational courses for years to keep pace with an ever-changing workplace. Most middle-age workers feel retraining and continuing education helps seasoned professionals maintain and build upon their market value. It also better ensures professional skills will not become obsolete.

Given the median age of REALTORS® is 57, Baby Boomers are primed to drive significant demand for continuing educational skills in the real estate industry. REALTOR® University is among the first places agents should look into for professional development courses or an advanced Master of Real Estate (MRE) degree.

Master of Real Estate (MRE) Degree

REALTOR® University’s MRE Program is specifically for professionals seeking to differentiate themselves as vested real estate experts. The curriculum caters specifically to the needs of real estate professionals on a day-to-day basis and the opportunities available to them.

This specialized program offers five concentrations, including: Asset & Property Management; Association Management; Residential Sales, Marketing and Management; Appraisal and Valuation Services and Commercial Real Estate Investment and Analysis. Each concentration offers a series of core course focus. All MRE program courses are offered online to address busy professionals around the world.

REALTOR® University Open House

One great way to learn more about REALTOR® University is to participate in the school’s Virtual Open House at 11 a.m. CDT on Thursday, April 3. Learn firsthand what the Master of Real Estate program is all about and how you can apply the curriculum to your day-to-day career. A current student and professor will be on the webinar to provide details about what typical coursework is like. Register for the REALTOR® University Open House Webinar.

If you are unable to make the webinar event, please contact the REALTOR® University admissions advisor for more details about the program. Phone 855/786-6546, option 1 or email You can also click here for more details about applications.

Regardless if you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, there are always areas where you can update and improve your skills. REALTOR® University brings you a comprehensive set of NAR-approved educational resources geared toward the development of real estate professionals. Those who take advantage of this resource will not only find themselves in compliance with NAR continuing-education requirements; they will also bring heightened value to clients in a way that drives increased listings and sales.