Considering an Online Retail Certification?

CDI College, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in retail to become successful retail workers, retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 4,209,500 individuals employed as retail salespersons in America, and their average annual salary is $24,630. Sales and related employees make on average $36,020 per year and there are about 13,715,050 of them employed today .

Retail Common Job Tasks
  • recognizing security risks
  • making deposits at cash office
  • marking price tags
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Pharmacy Technician - Retail

CDI College's Pharmacy Technician - Retail diploma program is a customer-centered program that gives graduates the practical knowledge and skills needed to excel in a retail pharmacy environment. Graduates of this program will be prepared for pharmacy tech jobs in community pharmacies. Students gain a broad knowledge of anatomy, microbiology, physiology, and pharmacology, as well as computer skills. Communications and customer service skills for the retail work environment are also a focus of the program. All students participate in a practicum placement at a community pharmacy in order to refine their pharmaceutical skills and gain hands-on work experience.

Fashion Retailing

Ashworth College's Career Diploma in Fashion Retailing program is intended to teach students about fashion trends and planning successful fashion shows. Students have the opportunity to learn about fashion merchandising, pricing, advertising, promotion, store layout, and visual merchandising. They also have a chance to learn about consumer behavior, store organization and management, the marketplace, personal shopping, loss prevention, inventory control, and customer service and credit. Ashworth College provides students in the Career Diploma in Fashion Retailing program with a customized lesson book, study guides, illustrated personal fashion manual, career search and time management guide, and a supplement about franchising.

Retail Management

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to effectively apply traditional business concepts to a retail environment. The program gives a broad foundation in essential business techniques related to management, accounting, marketing and more. Students will also explore specific topics, cover the procedures required to operate successfully in a retail environment. They will learn about employee management, quality management and more. As a graduate students will be able to confidently build their retail career.

Retail Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Retail Schools (campus and online)

University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
University of Kentucky
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 152nd
Central Michigan University
Total Programs 186
Number of Subjects 145
Rank in USA 239th
Simmons College
Total Programs 83
Number of Subjects 87
Rank in USA 264th
York College Pennsylvania
Total Programs 89
Number of Subjects 92
Rank in USA 294th
Dordt College
Total Programs 115
Number of Subjects 100
Rank in USA 295th
Madonna University
Total Programs 131
Number of Subjects 122
Rank in USA 365th
Ashland University
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 106
Rank in USA 373rd
Boise State University
Total Programs 171
Number of Subjects 149
Rank in USA 448th
Lindenwood University
Total Programs 124
Number of Subjects 116
Rank in USA 481st
Tarleton State University
Total Programs 94
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 484th
Lamar University
Total Programs 103
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 602nd
Southern New Hampshire University
Total Programs 66
Number of Subjects 75
Rank in USA 605th
University of Phoenix-Online Campus
Total Programs 76
Number of Subjects 85
Rank in USA 636th
Michigan Career and Technical Institute
Total Programs 20
Number of Subjects 26
Rank in USA 699th
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Total Programs 171
Number of Subjects 156
Rank in USA 786th