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Retail Business Management

Why Choose the Retail Business Management Program?

The retail field changes daily, and thinking outside the box is the way of the future. As the constant struggle between internet commerce and brick-and-mortar stores continues, retailers scramble to find the perfect balance. Employers look for dedicated managers and associates who are ready for the challenge and willing to go the extra mile. The phrase "That is not my job" has no place in the retail industry.

With 100% web-based instruction, our Retail Business Management program is designed to meet the needs of working adults. The program prepares students for careers in marketing, sales, retailing, customer service, entrepreneurship, and general business applications. Students develop both the technical and human relations skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive work environment.

If you enjoy retail and want to make it a career, this program is the right fit for you.

CPTC's Retail Business Management program is dedicated to the growth of every student so that they meet their desired goals. It is our mission to send well-educated students into the retail field, enabling them to meet and exceed expectations for the position they are hired for.

How Long It Takes:

Retail Business Management AAT Degree: 5-6 quarters

Retail Business Management Certificate: 3-6 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

First-Line Supervisor of Retail Sales Workers

First-Line Supervisor of Retail Sales Workers Career & Wage Details

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at

Career Pathway

Meet Your Instructor

Ryan Reygers 

Ryan Reygers

Ryan Reygers has more than 18 years of retail and grocery management experience in a variety of “big box” and “small box” formats. In 2011, he became the instructor of the Retail Management program. His customer service background gives him a unique approach to online teaching that has contributed to the success of countless managers and associates.

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Retail Business Management Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

To learn more about information sessions, visit

Visit the Academic Calendar at to see when the next information session is scheduled.

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