Retail Merchandising Management, P.B.C.


UNC Greensboro’s post-baccalaureate certificate (PBC) in Retail Merchandising Management is a great way to advance your career within a short period of time. Coursework offers experience and expertise that is in high demand at top organizations in the apparel industry.

Program Distinctions

  • This certificate will prepare you to move up in your industry career.
  • It provides real-world learning to position you to succeed in the business of fashion.
  • Coursework is entirely online.
  • The Bryan School holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

The Student Experience

  • This certificate is offered online to fit seamlessly with your professional schedule and other responsibilities.
  • As a Bryan School student, you will have access to our dedicated Graduate Student Career and Professional Development Specialist who is ready to help you develop your professional self. Whether it’s mock interviews, resume revisions, internship searches, or one-on-one career coaching, our specialist is here to focus on the specific needs and professional goals of our graduate students.
  • The Bryan School and UNCG have several student organizations offering social, educational, volunteer, and professional development activities. Student organizations are a great way to get involved with the campus and local communities, add to your resume, and build a stronger network. These organizations allow you to network with fellow students and community leaders, pursue new interests, and build leadership and career skills.

After Graduation

  • With this certificate, you can upgrade your retail career. Students gain advanced skills that employers are looking for in the apparel and related industries, from retail buying and merchandising to retail analysis. 
  • Examples of potential careers include: assistant buyer, enterprise planner, marketing manager, merchandise manager, and retail analyst.
  • Coursework in this certificate program is transferable to the MS in Retail Studies.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

College/School: Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics

Program Type: Graduate Certificate

Class Type: Online

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Ms. Jennifer Chapman
Assistant Director Graduate Recruitment

Ms. Savannah Martin
Graduate Recruitment Specialist