The Retail Management Certificate is designed to prepare students for career opportunities and upward mobility in the retail industry. It is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains and Food Marketing Institute, and is relevant in any retail sector as its course content and learning outcomes mirror those advocated by the National Retail Federation.
Milwaukee Area Technical College offers an eight-course Retail Management Certificate that can be completed within two years while working full or part-time. All courses are college-level and apply to more advanced educational programs such as an associate degree in Business Management, a bachelor degree in Retail Enterprises or Business Management. Courses are available online, blended, or face-to-face depending on retailer need.
Approved Certificate Courses
Section & Course Title
Human Relations in Business Please complete the following course:
Business Organization & ManagementBADM 1343
Business Technology Please complete the following course:
Business Computer ApplicationsBADM 1063
Business Communication Please complete the following course:
Business Communications w/TechnologyBADM 1103
Principles of Management Please complete the following course:
Management PrinciplesBADM 1553
Principles of Marketing Please complete the following course:
Marketing PrinciplesMKTG 1023
Human Resource Management Please complete the following course:
Human Resources ManagementHRMGT 1933
Financial Management/Budgeting Please complete the following course:
Business AnalysisBADM 1203
Retail Management (Capstone Course) Please complete the following course:
Retail ManagementMKTG 1063
A total of 24 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated March 2017