Certificate Overview

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.

San Bernardino Valley College offers an 8-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. Courses are available on campus or on-line.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number

Credits

Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human RelationsBUSAD 1513
Business Technology
Please complete the following course:
Introduction to Computer Literacy CIT 1013
Business Communication
Please complete the following course:
Business CommunicationBUSAD 1273
Principles of Management
Please complete the following course:
Business ManagementBUSAD 1203
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
Marketing PrinciplesBUSAD 1033
Human Resource Management
Please complete the following course:
Human Resource ManagementBUSAD 1103
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete the following course:
Business MathBUSAD 1503
Retail Management
Please complete the following course:
Principles of RetailingBUSAD 1123
A total of 24 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated October 2016