Professional Development for Managers

Undergraduate Learning Track

The undergraduate learning track in Professional Development for Managers is a 3-course program of study intended for single-store managers or equivalent positions managing up to $500 million in sales per year.

Program Courses

You’ll choose from a list of 15 courses designed to improve your business skills while focusing on known personal competency challenges in the areas of judgment, customer focus, execution and results, planning and improvement, influence and communication, talent development, relationships, ethics, compliance, and adaptability. Specific strategies are highlighted in the available courses. Topics include:

  • Project management and critical thinking
  • Decision making and interpersonal communication skills
  • Employee training and development
  • Consumer behavior and customer relations
  • Retail strategy, innovation, and operations
  • Human resource fundamentals
  • Employee training and development
  • Principles and theory of management
  • Consumer behavior and relations
  • Risk management

View all courses.

Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

  • All undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • New undergraduate students may be asked to complete our College Readiness Assessment (ADMN100). If you have successfully completed 9 or more hours of college credit, you may reach out to your admission representative to inquire about waiving this requirement.
  • If you have previous college experience, you will be asked to submit your transcripts from previous schools where you earned academic credit.
  • There is no fee to complete our admission application. View steps to apply.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an admission representative at 877-777-9081 or

Additional Costs

In addition to tuition & fees for this program, please note:

  • You will be required to take our COLL099 Classroom Success course. This is a non-credit bearing course that has no associated tuition costs, but does incur a $50 course fee.
  • You will not be able to use military tuition assistance (TA), veteran’s educational benefits, or federal student aid (FSA) to pay for learning track courses.