Retail employs over 42 million people and is responsible for 1 in 4 jobs in the United States, and it continues to grow.
Retail careers span all areas of business including store management and operations, e-commerce, sales and marketing, community outreach, customer service, human resources, accounting, logistics and supply chain management, merchandising, design, information technology, and legal, just to name a few!
If you are interested in launching a career of a lifetime, we invite you to enroll in the Retail Management Certificate Program and gain the foundational skills to pursue a career in retail.
And as a student in the Retail Management Certificate program, at one of the eight colleges participating in the RetailReadyCA pilot program, you will have an opportunity to participate in an experiential learning experience with a leading retailer. As a participant you will gain the skills and knowledge of the Retail Management Certificate program as well as access to an immersive job shadowing opportunity.
Pilot Colleges Include
Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, August 2011. All data pertain to 2009