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Once you complete your undergraduate education, you have the option to attend graduate school and secure a Master of Arts. Such a degree prepares you for PhD-level programs and helps to broaden your career options.

What is an MA in Retail Management? The retail industry is highly competitive, and a master’s degree program instills in you the skills you need for success. Through your coursework, you learn how to influence the retail environment, build customer relationships, and manage a retail business. Some of the courses taught in the program include financial management, retail research, operations management, and marketing. As it is a Master of Arts program, you are expected to conduct in-depth research for many of your classes and develop a thesis toward the end of your studies.

Succeeding in the retail industry requires a comprehensive skill set. The master’s degree program provides you with access to faculty members who have extensive experience in the retail world. In adhering to their lessons, you gain a variety of valuable skills, which help you prosper in your career.

A Master of Arts program takes approximately two years to complete depending on the school. The cost of enrollment varies from school to school. Contact your preferred institution to determine the tuition and fees of your particular program.

Graduates have a range of career options available to them. Unsurprisingly, many choose to become retail managers and oversee the sales operations of a particular store. However, this is only one of the many career paths open to graduates. Some find employment in the hospitality industry, which offers positions in marketing, tourism, advertising, and hotel sales. If you would prefer to remain in the retail environment, you have the opportunity to gear your career toward a particular specialization such as merchandising, customer service, or pricing.

Many schools throughout the world offer master’s degrees in retail management, and online courses are available as well. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.  

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2 Results in Retail Management

AMD Akademie Mode & Design

Design, implement and manage innovative retail solutions - with the Master's Program Fashion and Retail Management, you acquire the specialist and sector-specific ski ... [+]

Design, implement and manage innovative retail solutions - with the Master's Program Fashion and Retail Management, you acquire the specialist and sector-specific skills needed to manage sales channels offline and online. Whether flagship store, concept store or mobile commerce, you can create an emotional buying experience and assume leadership positions. The changes in the sales channels in the fashion industry and the associated processes require creative and mangement-oriented measures. The master's program therefore combines a scientific-analytical training with a high degree of practical relevance through business cooperation and workshops with international experts. In addition, you can take an optional study visit to the prestigious Berkeley College in New York. Blocks of face-to-face classes, virtual classroom lessons and e-learning provide you with flexibility and planning security throughout your entire course of study.... [-]

Germany Hamburg Düsseldorf Munich Berlin  + 1 More
March 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Berlin School Of Business & Innovation

This master's degree in Fashion will help you understand how to develop successful brands and also how to inspire customer loyalty in a market which is constantly reinven ... [+]

MA in Fashion Retail and Luxury Management

This master's degree in Fashion will help you understand how to develop successful brands and also how to inspire customer loyalty in a market which is constantly reinventing itself. After taking this course, you will be able to apply for roles in fashion management and/or marketing, design, and brand management.

Alternatively, you could progress to a research degree, including a doctorate in a relevant area.

This Italian qualification is recognized throughout Europe and internationally. This program is taught in English and, as a BSBI student, you will have access to free beginner's German language classes.

Pay before 28th February 2019 and receive up to €2,000 off your tuition fees.... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus