Certificate Overview

Pima Community College is proud to support the retail sector, and offers the eight courses that lead to the industry-recognized Retail Management Certificate.  These courses are approved by the academic panel managed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), and are endorsed by other associations such as the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and National Grocers Association (NGA).

Upon successful completion of the eight courses identified below, Pima Community College students are eligible to apply for the industry Retail Management Certificate. (See “Graduate” section of this website for certificate application.)

Note: The Retail Management Certificate is no longer awarded by this college.  Instead, students are encouraged to continue their education, and apply the Retail Management Courses toward an Advanced Business Certificate and/or Associate’s Degree.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number

Credits

Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in Business and IndustryMGT 1103
Business Technology
Please complete the following course:
Computer FundamentalsCIS/CSA 1043
Business Communication
Please complete the following course:
Business and Professional CommunicationCMN 1203
Principles of Management
Please complete the following course:
Business Organization and ManagementMGT 2803
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
Principles of MarketingMKT 1113
Human Resource Management
Please complete the following course:
Human ResourcesMGT 2763
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete the following course: (Alternately, ACC 211 + BUS 151 would fulfill this requirement.)
Business FinanceFIN 1073
Retail Management
Please complete the following course:
RetailingMKT 1393
A total of 24 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated April 2017