Application for AMDP Class 25
Advanced Management Development Program
in Real Estate

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Page 1/6 - Application Overview


Term 1: July 8-18, 2024 (2 weeks)

Term 2: March 2025 dates TBD (1 week)

Term 3: July 2025 dates TBD (2 weeks)

Requirement of 4 Elective Units: Completion within one year of graduation.


The Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate (AMDP) is an intensive professional development program limited to senior executives and entrepreneurs with 15 or more years of experience in the real estate industry. Applicants should have proven leadership success and a reasonable understanding of basic real estate finance. The program is held on the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The AMDP certificate will be awarded and Graduate School of Design (GSD) alumni status granted upon completion of all three terms, four Elective Units, a Team Project, an Independent Project, and payment of all tuition fees. Elective options can be found under the Program Finder on the GSD website. Electives can be completed up to five years before beginning AMDP or within one year of graduation.


The AMDP Admissions Committee will select candidates based on experience and overall class composition. The Committee seeks a diversity of professional expertise in each class and reserves the right to restrict admission. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Page 2 - Biographical, Contact and Organization Information

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Contact Details

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Page 3 - Personal Experience

English proficiency (spoken and written) is required in the AMDP. You must be able to read and discuss complex cases in English, and to engage in interactive exercises and project-based work in English with your peers. A TOEFL score of at least 100 (internet based) is recommended. Candidates whose native language is not English will speak with a member of the admissions team to verify their proficiency.

Page 4 - Short Answer Questions 1-3

Please provide answers to the following three questions in essay form, approximately one paragraph (up to 1000 characters) for each question.

Page 5 - Short Answer Questions 4-6

Please provide answers to the following three questions in essay form, approximately one paragraph (up to 1000 characters) for each question.

Page 6 - Application Documents


Letters of Recommendation

Application Fee
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