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Retail Management

Associate in Business Studies

Program Overview

If you love retail this could be the career path for you. In Delta's program, you'll be provided with the skills related to the distribution of merchandise and services within a retail store, so you're prepared when you graduate or transfer on to get that bachelor's. Check out the other management programs here at Delta, too!

We know it's important to have the skills to help your company (or your own business) thrive. We can help with that. 

Earning Potential

If you transfer on to get a bachelor's degree, you could consider a career as a retail buyer. Job growth has been steady in this field and it is expected to increase by 6% over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $45,200 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Retail Buyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Amazing faculty 

    At Delta, you get small classes, professors who see your potential and resources to help you succeed. Delta professors are here to teach. And, they're really good at it.

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About Delta's Program

In this program, you will be provided with the skills for retail management through buying procedures, inventory control and pricing, marketing  and advertising strategies.

Why you should choose Delta

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


 Study abroad

Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth


Facts & Figures

One in eight

1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.


With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.

Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: