Certificate in Retailing


The Certificate in Retailing is the center’s premier academic program, offering students a concentration in retailing, similar to a minor, to complement their business degree. Receiving a certificate requires successful completion of workplace experience and professional development to build broad functional and personal skills necessary for students to become leaders in America’s second largest industry.

All business majors in good standing are eligible for the Certificate in Retailing.


The certificate program requires the successful completion of:

  • 12 hours of related coursework with a B or better

Retailing Courses: (four are required)

MKTG 325: Retail Concepts and Policies
MKTG 326: Strategic Retailing
MKTG 425: Retail Merchandising
MKTG 426: Advanced Retail Case Study
MKTG 438: Strategic Digital Marketing


  1. Declaration of Intent
  2. Internship Confirmation
  3. Graduation Application

*All forms should be turned into Hannah Cole or by visiting the Marketing Advising Office in Room 220A.