Retail Management

Retail Management brochureRetail organizations are constantly recruiting individuals with training in the areas of retailing, sales, store management, and customer relations. Retailing provides a dynamic and exciting work environment that rewards high performance with rapid job promotions and pay increases to match.

Retailing is a growth industry with almost an endless number of career opportunities. Past graduates are now in careers that include: store managers, department managers, visual merchandisers, chain store supervisors, professional sales of automotive, home improvement and computer products, and owners of their own businesses.

The Retail Management Certificate is ideal for individuals who may already have some limited retail experience but wish to add education to their credentials, creating a career path with advancement possibilities. Personal, professional and leadership development is provided through lecture, labs, and industry speakers.

Courses in the certificate program are all available on line.

DMACC has collaborated with the Iowa Grocers Association and the Western Association of Food Concessioners (WAFC) and upon completion of the DMACC Retail Management Certificate, a student may receive WAFC certification. Students completing the Retail Management Certificate can transfer all credits into the DMACC Retail Management Diploma.

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Course Number Course Name Credits
Required Courses
MKT110 Principles of Marketing3
MKT160 Principles of Retailing3
MGT101 Principles of Management3
MGT147 Learnership Development3
MGT170 Human Resource Management3
BCA212 Introduction to Computer Applications3
ENG105 Composition I3
ACC111 Introduction to Accounting3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
Option Courses - Select 1 Course
BUS112 Business Math3
MAT141 Finite Math4
Total credits required to complete this certificate 30