This certificate offers a career option for students who already have a degree in another area and want to develop skills in retailing. The certificate is also for those who do not want to pursue a degree, but who wish to develop their retailing skills.

Retail Management/Fashion Merchandising Certificate Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Understand the basic theory and practice of retail management and merchandising
  • Understand competition and its relationship to private enterprise
  • Explain the marketing concept for retailers and fashion manufacturers
  • Understand the importance of planning to retail and fashion organizations
  • Read, understand, and prepare standard types of business communications