Retail Management and Merchandising

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Retail management

A retail management certificate provides valuable skills needed to start or advance a career in the retail industry.

Retail careers can be found in wide range of industries including grocery, fashion, specialty food and beverage, home and interiors, technology, services, general retailing, and e-commerce.

Why study retail management at Casper College?

This program can be completed completely online and the normal length of this program is nine months. Upon successful completion, students receive a certificate that is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains.

Retail merchandising

An A.A.S. degree in retail merchandising covers all aspects of retail marketing in a brief manner, equipping students with marketing skills and communication skills. 

While studying for this degree, you will learn valuable skills, such as how to present merchandise to customers in a desirable way, catering to customers' tastes and needs, and analyzing a market in order to capitalize on opportunities.

This degree is ideal for individuals who want an entry-level position in retail sales or buying.

This degree is offered on-campus at Casper College and the normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester. 

Degree and certificate info

For requirements and more information about these programs, view their listings in the course catalog:

Benefits of a career in retail:

  • Are you a people person? Retail offers many opportunities to interact with others and work as part of a team.
  • Retail is a dynamic and fast-paced environment providing new experiences each day.
  • Retail provides flexible scheduling. Whether you are an early riser or night owl, or need a non-traditional work schedule, retail provides a schedule that works for you.

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Ginny Garner
Marketing and hospitality management instructor 
Thorson Institute of Business, Rm. 208 

Academic Assistant, School of Business and Industry
Office: BU 103
Department Chair;
Accounting & Business Instructor
Office: BU 108
Dean, School of Business and Industry
Office: BU 103A/CS 117