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Institute Membership - University Fast Track

Institute Membership - University Fast Track

Earn the CCIM designation at an accelerated pace though the University Fast Track. Graduates of real estate master’s programs from approved colleges and universities can receive credit for three CCIM core courses - CI 101, CI 102, CI103 or CI 104 - and have the elective credit requirement waived. Once approved, members have 24 months to earn the designation.

As a member, you’ll have access to these benefits:

STDBonline

STDBonline is an integrated online resource center providing comprehensive site analysis, mapping and demographic data, aerial viewing of properties, flood zone determinations, financial analysis tools, customized reports, and a broad spectrum of other business services. Spend less time on wasted site visits and more time finding solutions for your clients!

CIRE magazine subscription

CCIM’s award-winning magazine is your bi-monthly source for the latest articles, analysis and insight into all facets of commercial investment real estate. Your subscription keeps you up-to-date and helps you make informed decisions about the industry. (Non-US student can access online.)

CCIM Green 

Use this online platform to analyze buildings for utility savings opportunities and obtain competitive bids from solutions providers to perform retrofits.

CCIM designation promotion and advertising

Through US national advertising, marketing and public relations campaigns, CCIM continues to promote the value of the CCIM brand and the benefits of working with a CCIM. Let your membership in CCIM help strengthen your connections and accelerate your success.

CCIM Quarterly Market Trends

This popular report offers insightful narratives complemented with national economic information and statistics, cap rates and major real estate indicators, absorption/vacancy forecasts, national sales data for five major property types, real estate investment conditions ratings, and exclusive CCIM member attitudinal ratings.  It's all the market intelligence you need to stay at the forefront of national investment and transaction trends.

Discounted rates on education

Save up to 30 percent on all CCIM courses when you register as a member. CCIM designees can retake courses at a substantial discount through the Life After the Pin benefit.

National Association of REALTORS Benefits Program

CCIM designees and candidates have access to NAR's Benefits Program. ***Benefits not available for all CCIM affiliated individuals.

Conference discounts

Receive a discount on all CCIM conferences.

Local and global networking opportunities

Become part of the network of commercial real estate professionals that is more than 13,000.  There are CCIMs in 34 countries and 1,000 markets worldwide.

Online Find a Professional Directory

CCIM’s online Find a Professional Directory makes it easy for candidates, designees and those looking to do business with Institute members to find you. You can also find members for leads and possible partnerships through basic and advanced searching.

How to earn the CCIM designation:

These are steps, not the order of completion. Completed coursework and an approved portfolio are prerequisites to the Comprehensive Exam. Candidates are encouraged to work on their portfolio after completing the required core course.

Upon approval of your University Fast Track application, you will receive credit for CI 101 and two of the following core courses depending on your specific university (CI 102, CI 103 or CI 104). The three elective credit requirement is also waived.

1

Join the CCIM Institute as a University Fast Track candidate

See university-specific applications

$595 - U.S.
$395 - Canada
$195 - outside U.S. or Canada

2

Successfully complete the designation curriculum 

The designation curriculum includes:

  • One core course (CI102, CI 103 or CI104 depending on your specific university)
  • Online Ethics Course
  • 8 hours of negotiations training (if located in US)
Go to the course schedule 

3

Submit your Portfolio of Qualifying Experience

The Portfolio of Qualifying Experience demonstrates the depth of your commercial real estate experience.

Get info about the portfolio

 

4

Pass the Comprehensive Exam

Also known as the Comp Exam, this cumulative "final exam" tests your knowledge of the CCIM skill sets.

Get info about the Comp Exam

 

Participating Universities

The following universities have a recognized agreement in place for those individuals completing a specific master’s program:

American University – Master of Finance and Real Estate and Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate 
Arizona State University – Masters in Real Estate Development
Auburn University – Master of Real Estate Development 
Baruch, The City College of New York – Master of Business Administration in Real Estate or Master of Science in Real Estate
Clemson University – Master of Real Estate Development 
Columbia University – Master of Science in Real Estate Development 
Cornell University – Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate 
DePaul University – Master of Science in Real Estate Development
Emory University - Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Real Estate
Florida International University – Master of Science in International Real Estate 
Georgetown University – Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate 
Georgia State University – Master of Science in Real Estate 
Johns Hopkins University – Master of Real Estate Development 
Kangnam University – Master of Science in Real Estate and Doctorate of Science in Real Estate 
Kellogg School of Management – Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate 
Konkuk University – Real Estate Science 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Master of Real Estate Development 
New York University – Master of Science in Real Estate 
Rice University – Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate
Southern Methodist University - Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Real Estate
Texas A&M University – Master of Real Estate Development and Master of Science in Land Development 
University of Alabama – Master of Science in Real Estate
University of California Los Angeles - Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Real Estate
University of Central Florida - Master of Science in Real Estate
University of Cincinnati – Master of Real Estate Development
University of Colorado-Boulder - Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Real Estate
University of Denver – Master of Science in Real Estate Construction Management 
University of Florida – Master of Science in Real Estate 
University of Georgia – Master of Real Estate Development
University of Houston – Masters in Business Administration or Masters of Science with a Concentration in Real Estate
University of Miami – Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate or a Master in Real Estate Development and Urbanism
University of Missouri at Kansas City – Masters in Entrepreneurial Real Estate
University of North Carolina - Charlotte – Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate 
University of San Diego – Master of Science in Real Estate 
University of Southern California – Master of Real Estate Development 
University of St. Thomas – Master of Science in Real Estate
University of Texas at Arlington - Master of Science in Real Estate
University of Texas at Austin - Master of Business Administration with a Real Estate Finance Concentration 
University of Texas at Dallas – Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate
University of Utah - Master of Real Estate Development
University of Wisconsin – Master of Business Administration
Vanderbilt University – Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate
Virginia Commonwealth University - Master of Science in Real Estate Valuation or a Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Real Estate

Ward Center Classes

The Ward Center curriculum includes courses on a variety of topics. Most are available for licensed delivery by approved sponsors such as CCIM chapters. For more information, please contact Angela Hawk, Ward Center Program Manager.

Classroom

Online Instructor-led

Online Self-Paced

Government & Military Discount

Open to all government and military individuals working in a government agency or in the military, and it qualifies the individual for an institute or designee-class membership.

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