- Choose between Corporate/Research, Fashion Merchandising, and Store Management as a concentration.
- Highly competitive internships will equip you with over 300 hours of professional experience.
- Establish lifetime connections with Texas Tech's extensive network of industry professors, professionals, and alumni.
GAIN THE COMPETITIVE EDGE TO EXCEL IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY.
Our program doesn't just equip graduates with the professionalism, business knowledge,
and practical experience needed to be competitive in the fast-pace world of Retail
Management, it also gives students the opportunity to grow their own professional
network through our internship program and reputable alumni base. Our courses prioritize
practical integration of theory in the various aspects of consumer markets including
e-commerce, category management, leadership, and strategic planning. Whether it is
business acumen needed to navigate a competitive marketplace, the software savvy needed
to explore the financial aspects of running a business, or the soft-skills needed
to lead and inspire teams in the workplace, with a degree in Retail Management, you
will be ready for anything.
Below is a link to the Texas Tech University course catalog, along with other useful information. Note: Course sequences and availability differ slightly between the Texas and Costa Rica campuses.
As an ever-growing and adapting industry, the retail sector has diverse and challenging careers for young professionals of all stripes. From the front end of fashion merchandising to the back end of consumer reporting, and everything in-between, a degree in Retail Management will prepare you for whichever path you choose. Some potential career opportunities are:
OPERATIONS MANAGEROversee multiple locations of a retail establishment and manage its day-to-day operations.
MARKETING EXECUTIVEHelp facilitate the growth of a retail company by increasing customer engagement through the use of creative and innovative strategies.
BUYING DIRECTORImpact a company's growth and mission by managing the purchase and trade of products.
The Retail Management major at Texas Tech University-Costa Rica has given me the opportunity to dive deep into my interest in business administration and operation in combination to learning about my passion for the fashion industry. I feel prepared to succeed upon graduation not only because of the knowledge I am acquiring but because of the experience I gain through hands-on learning and the Work and Study program.