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Retail Management (certificate)

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Official Title of Certificate: Retail Management, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 24

About the Business Management Department

Purpose: An eight course (24 credit hour) sequence of business courses that prepares the successful graduate for a career in retail management. Students will learn the various functions of running a retail store, which includes: sales and customer service, accounting, supervision of employees and use of the latest business software.

Additional Certificate Requirements

Completion of each of the required courses with a grade of C or better.

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

See Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate, the student will be able to:

  • Apply competitive marketing strategies in a retail setting.
  • Utilize management techniques to maximize human performance.
  • Prepare financial statements and utilize data to improve decision making.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

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