Retail Management


Program Number: 901044CERT

Credits: 12

Area of Study: Business

Delivery Method:
100% In Person*
100% Online*
Some Online / Some In Person*

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $1,692.00
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

The Retail Management Certificate at Madison College is designed to increase your skills and confidence in supervising, hiring, training and leadership within retail management. Ideally, you will have previous experience working retail, food service or other sales industry positions when beginning this certificate, but that is not required.

Madison College's Retail Management program will teach you how to make recommendations for improvements in buying, visual merchandising, social media marketing, operations, finance, and human resources. Our instructors are ready to lead you up the ladder.

Program Details

Students in the Retail Management program can attend full or part time.

Retail Management classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.


Retail Management Certificate holders are ready for a range of professional sales positions including:

  • Store Manager
  • Social media specialist/manager
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Retail Operations Manager
  • Retail Loss Prevention Manager
  • Visual Merchandiser

With additional education and/or experience, graduates may find employment as:

  • Store Owner
  • Retail Buyer

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Flexible Learning Options

Out-of-state students can complete the Retail Management program completely online without paying out-of-state tuition.