Retail Management

Associate Degree

Career Outlook

Whether you want to work as a sales manager, merchandiser, product buyer, or planner, you can be confident that with the Penn Foster Retail Management Associate Degree Program, you’ll learn the skills you need to start your new career.

  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there will be 88,000 new job openings in Retail Management in the decade between 2008 and 2018.*
  • Earn your Associate Degree at home, in as little as 14 months, with appropriate transfer credit, by studying just an hour a day for your new career.
  • No experience necessary. The Associate Degree in Retail Management Program is designed so even beginners can learn quickly.
  • Increase your career options and earning power in this rewarding career field.

Your New Skills
You’ll learn every important part of being a Retail Manager:

  • Merchandising Planning and Buying
  • Marketing Research
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Internet Marketing and E-Commerce
  • ...and much more.


* Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix," a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.