Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management

Would you like to use your sales knowledge and instincts to pursue exciting opportunities in the retail industry?

If so, the Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program at Sanford-Brown may be right for you. Through this program, you can become comfortable with direct sales operations and procedures, including customer service, supply chain management, and merchandise procurement.

As you pursue your associate’s degree in Retail Merchandise Management, you can learn how to sell goods from manufacturers and retailers to businesses and individuals. You can also develop the basic principles of business math needed to complete the purchasing and sales of merchandise across multiple industries.

The associate’s degree in Retail Merchandise Management at Sanford-Brown offers a solid foundation in both merchandising and retailing principles. It combines theoretical elements with practical application to help you gain a solid understanding of today’s retail operations industry. Through hands-on learning opportunities, you can become comfortable using industry-standard software and develop the skills necessary to buy and sell merchandise.

Below is a selection of courses included in Sanford-Brown's Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Consumer Behavior Concepts
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising Principles
  • Introduction to Business Operations
  • Visual Retailing Concepts
  • Retail Computer Applications
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Selling Strategies
  • Management Solutions
  • Pricing Techniques
  • Professional Business Practice

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

Prospective entry-level career opportunities for students who successfully complete the Sanford-Brown Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program can include:

  • Merchandise Manager
  • Assistant Merchandise Manager
  • Retail Merchandiser
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Visual Merchandise Display Coordinator

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