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Contact: Regina MartinezTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: rmartinez298@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Business: Retail Management - Level II

Business Division
Certificate N0474

This intermediate certificate builds upon the Level I Certificate to expose students to the various functions of managers in retail positions. Fundamentals of business organization, retail marketing and staffing provides the student a solid foundation from which to build a career in retail management.

Required Courses

Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Wholesale and Retail Buyers

      Wholesale and Retail Buyers

      SOC Career Code: 13-1022.00

      Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $58.96

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $69,609.76
      Annual Job Openings
      4,412

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Online Merchants

      Online Merchants

      SOC Career Code: 13-1199.06

      Conduct retail activities of businesses operating exclusively online. May perform duties such as preparing business strategies, buying merchandise, managing inventory, implementing marketing activities, fulfilling and shipping online orders, and balancing financial records.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $71.23

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $80,473.62
      Annual Job Openings
      23,908

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Postsecondary Business Teachers

      Postsecondary Business Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-1011.00

      Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $87.29

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $104,575.47
      Annual Job Openings
      19,003

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Retail Loss Prevention Specialists

      Retail Loss Prevention Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 33-9099.02

      Implement procedures and systems to prevent merchandise loss. Conduct audits and investigations of employee activity. May assist in developing policies, procedures, and systems for safeguarding assets.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $29.02

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $33,153.33
      Annual Job Openings
      6,860

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

      Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

      SOC Career Code: 41-1011.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $40.01

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $39,593.92
      Annual Job Openings
      14,332

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Retail Salespersons

      Retail Salespersons

      SOC Career Code: 41-2031.00

      Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $26.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $31,099.15
      Annual Job Openings
      48,774

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Wholesale and Retail Order Fillers

      Wholesale and Retail Order Fillers

      SOC Career Code: 43-5081.04

      Fill customers' mail and telephone orders from stored merchandise in accordance with specifications on sales slips or order forms. Duties include computing prices of items, completing order receipts, keeping records of out-going orders, and requisitioning additional materials, supplies, and equipment.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $22.85

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $31,434.96
      Annual Job Openings
      35,065

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Business: Retail Management - Level II

    Business Division
    Certificate N0474

    This intermediate certificate builds upon the Level I Certificate to expose students to the various functions of managers in retail positions. Fundamentals of business organization, retail marketing and staffing provides the student a solid foundation from which to build a career in retail management.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level I coursework9.5
    PLUS
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level II coursework12
    Total Units21.5
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Business: Retail Management - Level I Coursework
    BUSO 25Business Communications3
    BUSS 50Retail Store Management and Merchandising3
    CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
    Total Units9.5
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Business: Retail Management - Level II Coursework
    BUSA 11Fundamentals of Accounting3
    BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
    BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
    BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
    Total Units12

    Special Information

    Students receiving financial aid need to declare the Level III Certificate as their goal to meet Financial Aid requirements.

    Business Management Website

     Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence  

  • Business: Retail Management - Level I

    Business Division
    Certificate E0500

    This introductory certificate exposes students to the business world and the role of retail distribution. Students become familiar with careers in retail management, as well as the latest trends in this fast changing field. This certificate may aid the student’s search for an entry-level job in retail management.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSO 25Business Communications3
    BUSS 50Retail Store Management and Merchandising3
    CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
    Total Units9.5

    Special Information

    Students receiving financial aid need to declare the Level II or Level III Certificate as their goal to meet Financial Aid requirements.

    Business Management Website

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence   

  • Business: Retail Management - Level III

    Business Division
    Certificate T0521

    Students completing the advanced Level III Certificate will have knowledge and practical experience in business communication, leadership and financial controls. Successful completion of this certificate prepares students to handle the increasing diversity and complexity of modern retail management.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level I coursework9.5
    PLUS
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level II coursework12
    PLUS
    Completion of the Retail Management - Level III coursework11
    Total Units32.5
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Business: Retail Management - Level I Coursework
    BUSO 25Business Communications3
    BUSS 50Retail Store Management and Merchandising3
    CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
    Total Units9.5
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Business: Retail Management - Level II Coursework
    BUSA 11Fundamentals of Accounting3
    BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
    BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
    BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
    Total Units12
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Business: Retail Management - Level III Coursework
    BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
    BUSM 60Human Relations in Business3
    BUSO 26Oral Communications for Business3
    Total Units11

    Special Information

    Students receiving financial aid need to declare the Level III Certificate as their goal to meet Financial Aid requirements.

    Business Management Website

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence   

  • Business: Retail Management, AS

    Business Division
    Degree S0509

    This program exposes students to the business world and the role of retail distribution. Students become familiar with careers in retail management as well as the latest trends in this fast changing field. Completion of this program aids the student’s search for an entry-level job in retail management.

    This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
    or BUSA 72 Bookkeeping - Accounting
    BUSA 11Fundamentals of Accounting3
    BUSM 60Human Relations in Business3
    BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
    BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
    BUSO 25Business Communications3
    BUSO 26Oral Communications for Business3
    BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
    CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
    BUSS 50Retail Store Management and Merchandising3
    Total Units32.5

    Business Management Website

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence   

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Regina MartinezTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: rmartinez298@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Location: Building 79-3200Phone: (909) 274 - 5253