Many colleges and universities offer Retail Management certificates or degrees however only Approved Colleges listed on this website are endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains and have met the requirements for content and student learning outcomes needed for managerial success in retail.

WAFC endorsement of this Retail Management Curriculum makes graduates eligible for two certificates: a college certificate that leads to an associate’s degree, and an industry-recognized credential that is linked to employment, career advancement, and increased wages.