Pursuing an associate’s degree in Retail Management can prepare students for new positions in retail or opportunities for advancement with their current employer. Students will learn the basic skills necessary for effective management of retail operations.
This online business management degree emphasizes the interpersonal, managerial, human resource, leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills utilized by successful leaders in the retail industry. Students will learn how to apply managerial concepts to decision making in a competitive business environment. Graduates will be able to effectively manage information technology, financial, and human resources in the workplace.
Some of the classes available to students in this major program include:
- Customer relations
- Retail inventory management
- Finance fundamentals
- Risk management
- Human resource fundamentals
- Retail shipping and receiving
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.