Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog

Retail Management: CC (CTE)

Certificate of Completion | 30 credits minimum

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
The Retail Management Certificate program is designed to prepare new and returning students for advancement in the retail industry. The program is structured so as to serve a broad retail segment and be effective in developing future talent to fill the void created by retirement within the retail field. This program is a gateway program intended to introduce higher education and training to the retail industry. The Retail Management Certificate of Completion can be used toward the AAS degrees in Marketing Management and the AAS in Business Administration.

Students will develop basic educational knowledge and technical skills in the following key areas: written and oral business communication, business mathematics, bookkeeping/accounting, computer applications, management and marketing, human relations and leadership, retail management and merchandising.

Career Opportunities
Students pursuing the Retail Management Certificate can either start their own retail business, move into an entry level position within a retail business be prepared to move into management if currently working in a retail environment. The Retail Management Certificate will give retail employees, at any level, the opportunity to move more quickly into management position and boost their earning potential. The national retail salary range is up to $19.80 per hour or an annual salary of $45K - $100K with bonuses.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

General Education Requirements

Certificates of Completion contain instructional components in communication, computation, and human relations.

Program General Education Notes


Communication: ENGL 1010 and BUS 2200

Human Relations: BUS 1010 and MKTG 1960

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Communicate effectively, written and oral. [2]
  • Analyze basic budgets and profit & loss statements. [3]
  • Use current industry standard software. [4,9]
  • Fundamental knowledge of organizational behavior and human resources basics. [1]
  • Understand business side of retail sales and customer relations. [4,7]