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Retail Management Associate of Applied Science

A retail management school in Austin

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the retail industry? NAU’s Associate of Applied Science in Retail Management degree offered through its school in Austin, TX will prepare you for a career in this fast growing field! In this program, you will learn about customer service, marketing your business, managing a retail store, and how to set up an eye-catching display. With more than 70 years of providing business education, we can help you develop a solid foundation in business on which you can further your career in the retail industry. Plus, our faculty can teach you vital skills to be an effective professional in the retail field because, with our degree in Retail Management, you learn to manage a store front, predict consumer and marketing trends, and manage human resources – all relevant career responsibilities for your future in retail management. If you would like to take your career in retail management to the next level, this program can help you get there. Learn more about the Associate of Applied Science Retail Management degree at National American University.

This program is offered online, with support services provided by the NAU locations listed below. Classes are offered as follows:

Online Classes Only – Students may not take any on-ground classes at the following locations:
Indianapolis, Indiana; Garden City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Wichita West, Kansas; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Minnetonka, Rochester, and Roseville, Minnesota; Independence, Lee's Summit, and Zona Rosa, Missouri; Bellevue, Nebraska; Albuquerque and Albuquerque West, New Mexico; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Allen, Texas.

On-Ground Classes Permissible – In addition to online classes, students may take on-ground classes at the following locations:
Centennial, Colorado Springs, and Colorado Springs South, Colorado; Ellsworth AFB, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown, South Dakota; Austin, Georgetown, Houston, Lewisville, Mesquite, and Richardson, Texas.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (888) 628-8392 or visit the Austin - Undergraduate campus page.

Austin Retail Management School
Austin Retail Management School
Austin Retail Management Degree

Associated Careers

*Source: National Center for O*NET Development. O*NET OnLine.

  • Business Operations Specialists, All Other
  • Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
  • Protective Service Workers, All Other
  • First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Key Courses

  • Customer Service Relations
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Store Management
  • Marketing

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Certification Exam

There are no special certifications or exam prep required for this degree.

Program Information

The AAS in Retail Management program will be offered at all NAU locations.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.

About Austin

National American University’s Austin campus is conveniently located in the heart of the Austin metro area with easy access from North Mo Pac, Interstate-35 and MetroRail. Established in 2007, the Austin campus offers excellent degree programs in business, information technology, and allied health. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing higher education in a caring and supportive environment. More information about Austin and the surrounding area is available at the following sites:

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