Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Global Retailing, MS


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College of Technology  > Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences  > Global Retailing, MS

Technology is bringing radical changes to retailing. The Master of Science (MS) in Global Retailing offers unmatched opportunities to learn new strategies and gain deeper insight into the worldwide dynamics and impact of multi-cultural consumer behavior, data analytics, profitability, financial models, channel strategies, E-Commerce, and management models.

This program goes beyond teaching theory to practical applications. Executives in residence and UH faculty provide a stimulating experience in which students explore cross-cultural trends in retail management, including international product sourcing and distribution, applied retail market research and evaluation, and international trade regulations.

The program uniquely prepares innovative, agile retail marketers to successfully propel their careers and emerge as leaders of businesses throughout the global marketplace.

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Admission Requirements


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Degree Requirements


Credit hours required for this degree: 30.0

The Global Retailing master’s degree requires 30 credit hours, or 10 three-credit courses.

Course Requirements for a Master of Science in Global Retailing


Required Specialization Electives (6.0 Credit Hours)


  • Two (2) Advisor-approved Electives Credit Hours: 3.0

Thesis Track (6.0 Credit Hours)


Course Only Track (6.0 Credit Hours)


  • Two (2) Advisor-approved Electives Credit Hours: 3.0

Accelerated B.S./M.S. Degree Program in Retailing and Consumer Sciences/Global Retailing


The accelerated B.S./M.S. degree plan is open to qualified undergraduate College of Technology majors in Retailing and Consumer Sciences (RCS) who plan to continue their education at the graduate level upon completion of the B.S. degree. Students that are accepted into the accelerated program can take up to six (6) graduate credit hours that are applied to both the RCS bachelor’s degree and to a future master’s in Global Retailing.

The B.S. degree will be conferred upon completion of the undergraduate curriculum requirements with appropriate graduate courses substituted for undergraduate courses. The graduate degree will be awarded based on existing requirements for the graduate degree in the semester that the student applies and is admitted to the graduate program and must be completed within five years of completion of the first graduate-level course. Admission into the graduate program is not guaranteed based on admission to the B.S./M.S. degree program.

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