About this Program

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

  • 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

Degree Level
Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Delivery Modes


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

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.

Appraisers, Real Estate

$60,830 Median Salary

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


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    


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...


Estimated rates for the 2023-24 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.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

Ways to Save

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