Graduate Certificate in Merchandising (Great Plains IDEA)
South Dakota State University

Program Details

The online post-baccalaureate merchandising certificate focuses on studies in consumer behavior, leadership, retail environment, and more. 

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

The online Merchandising program is offered through:

  • Kansas State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Requirements

Students will need to choose and apply at a single home university. Requirements may vary, but typically include:

  • Application form specific to the university
  • Official transcripts 
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

State authorization may vary by school.