Certificate Overview


The GateWay Community College Retail Management degree is designed to prepare individuals working in the retail management, food industry, and related fields, for the mid-level management position challenges of the future. The curriculum encompasses business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment. Instruction will provide the background and knowledge necessary for students to develop the judgment skills they must exercise as business managers.


GateWay Community College offers campus-based certificate and degree programs as well as flexible, customized training and assessments to educate and motivate employees. Based on the needs of your business, GateWay will develop a curriculum in collaboration with your organization. Courses can be taught on location or on campus. GateWay offers Corporate Training & Development programs in several convenient formats: onsite, online, hybrid or on campus. Courses can be credit or non-credit, and can range from a lunchtime seminar to multi-semester certificate programs, depending on your needs. We will tailor courses to fit your schedule—day, night or weekend.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number


Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in Business and IndustryGBS 1103
Business Technology
Please complete following course:
Survey of Computer Information SystemsCIS1053
Business Communcation
Please complete the following course:
Introduction to Human CommunicationCOM 1003
Principles of Management
Please complete one of the following courses:
Techniques of SupervisionMGT1013
Management and Leadership IMGT2292
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
Principles of MarketingMKT 2713
Human Resource Management
Please complete the following course:
Personnel/Human Resources ManagementMGT2763
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete one of the following courses:
Accounting Principles I ACC 1113
Financial AccountingACC 2113
Retail Management
Please complete the following course:
Retail ManagementMGT 1803
A total of 23-24 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated August 2015