University Fast Track Membership

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 will get get credit for most of the core designation courses. See if your masters program qualifies you for University Fast Track membership.

As a University Fast Track Institute Candidate member, you'll have access to these benefits.

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Earning the CCIM Designation as a University Fast Track Members

University Fast Track members* have 48 months from the time they join to complete the following designation requirements:

  • CI 101: Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate WAIVED
    University Fast Track members do not need to complete CI 101.

  • Negotiations training
    Eight hours of negotiations training is required before going on to CI 103 and CI 104. This requirement can be completed either through our online Preparing to Negotiate course, the one-day classroom course Commercial Real Estate Negotiations, or the two-day classroom Advanced Negotiation Workshop.

  • Core Course(s): CI 102-104
    Depending on the master's program completed, University Fast Track members need to complete a core course or core courses:

  • Online Ethics Course
    This free training covers the CCIM Code and Standards of Practice of the CCIM Institute.

  • Elective Credits WAIVED
    University Fast Track members do not need to fulfill the required two elective credits.

  • Portfolio of Qualifying Experience
    This portfolio demonstrates your experience in commercial real estate. You are eligible to submit it any time after completing CI 101. Submissions are reviewed approximately two months prior to each Comprehensive Exam.

  • Comprehensive Exam
    Once the above requirements have been completed, you will sit for the Comprehensive Exam which is held twice a year in the U.S. or as-needed internationally.

*International University Fast Track members are exempt from the negotiations and the Online Ethics Course. International members are required to complete the two-day  Course Concepts Review (CCR) in conjunction with a Comprehensive 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

Hanyang University
Masters of Real Estate in Convergence Studies

Johns Hopkins University
Masters of Science in Real Estate and Infrastructure

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

Nova Southeastern University
Master of Real Estate Development

Portland State University
Master of Real Estate Development

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

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