Are you interested in career-oriented coursework that gives you a dynamic and tangible skill set? Do you want your classes to cover a wide array of topics—from law and technology to logistics and government work? Have you ever felt unhappy in your current major, but felt it was too late to change?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Housing Management & Policy with an emphasis in Residential Property Management is the degree for you! Focus on your career with clearly outlined objectives. Many Arts & Sciences courses and almost all pre-business courses give credit for this degree.
University of Georgia is one of only nine schools in the U.S. that offer a major in residential property management. UGA partners with the National Apartment Association Education Institute, who recently spoke to media members about the need for more qualified candidates in the apartment industry and why it’s an attractive career for millennials, career changers, veterans, and more. Read or watch the interviews.
Careers related to residential property management are also notable for their high propensity for asset accumulation. With real estate prices being at the lowest level in decades, many property managers are taking the opportunity to accumulate large amounts of residential property, for resale or renting purposes. The majority of the nation’s individual wealth is held in residential property- not stocks, bonds, or bank accounts.
Most students studying residential property management didn’t know about the program when they started at UGA. Because of that, we accept students from every conceivable field of study, from pre-business to liberal arts to hard science. Once you enter Residential Property Management, you'll enjoy a perfect mix of academic rigor with real-world application that will connect you to a high-powered career immediately after college.
Our proximity to Atlanta creates great internship and career opportunities since Atlanta is the headquarters for many of the nation’s most prestigious residential property management firms. Our graduates are employed by successful property management firms such as Gables Residential, Alliance Residential, and CLASS, Inc.
The employers listed here are among the many that have distinguished themselves by giving generously to the establishment and continuation of Residential Property Management.