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Retail Management

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

With an Advanced Certificate in Retail Management, you'll have an education leg-up when applying for retail jobs, especially supervisory ones. It's a great path if you like working in retail and want to move up. Check out Delta's other management programs, too!

Delta's program has amazing faculty that care about your goals and want to see you succeed. Plus, you'll get hands-on experience while you're a student, so when you complete the program, you're prepared for what's next. 

Earning Potential

Job growth in this field is expected to increase slightly, by 3%, over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $33,700 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Retail Sales Supervisor
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Career advisor working with student.
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About Delta's Program

This certificate is designed to provide you with the skills related to the distribution of merchandise and services within a retail store through buying procedures, inventory control and pricing, marketing processes and functions and advertising strategies.

Program costs

Total credits: 30

Fee Cost
In-district tuition $4,996
Out-district tuition $7,933
Books and supplies $1,500
Off-campus room and board $4,122

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


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.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


 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

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At $107 per credit hour for students living in Bay, Midland or Saginaw County, Delta College is the most affordable college within 60 miles.

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In a national survey, 94 percent of Delta College students said they would recommend Delta to a friend.

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