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An Online Associate in Retail Management That's Affordable & Flexible

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Earn Your AA in Retail Management Online

Whether you're new to the retail industry or you're an experienced leader, our university offers the Associate of Arts in Retail Management for professionals seeking fundamental knowledge and skills related to effective management in a variety of retail firms. This career-relevant program is designed in consultation with industry advisory councils and is ideal for learners wanting to further their baccalaureate studies in retail management or related disciplines.

Through this dynamic program, you’ll study the following objectives:

  • Examine management processes in the areas of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, leading, and controlling
  • Determine today's manager needs for assessing and implementing strategies used in the retail management of information technology and financial and human resources
  • Evaluate the impact of international, legal, social, political, economic, technological, and environmental issues related to organizational behavior
  • Apply managerial concepts to strategic issues impacting managerial effectiveness in competitive and global organizations
  • Recognize the value of ethical conduct and social and corporate responsibility

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ACBSP Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP-Accredited

AMU's Associate of Arts in Retail Management has earned specialty accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Helping You Save on Your Associate

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

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Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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A University That's Got Your Six

Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 110,000+ have chosen AMU.

Convenient

Our online classes feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. Associate degree students can transfer up to 45 credits for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

Personalized

Our undergraduate classes average 20 students, so you won’t feel lost in the crowd.

Relevant

Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Supportive

Our advisors are available seven days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.

Accredited

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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