Sinclair lands funding to offer retail management certificate

Sinclair Community College and 11 other community colleges have been selected to share a $2.9 million grant to offer a certificate program for retail workers.

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The League for Innovation in the Community College, which is administering the grant, will work with Sinclair and the other colleges selected over the next two and a half years to offer the certificates. The league expects more than 1,200 retail workers will enroll.

The colleges will look to replicate similar retail management certificates offered at more than 150 community colleges in 14 other states, according to Sinclair. Sinclair Community College was the only institution from Ohio selected to participate.

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Below are the 12 colleges that were selected to participate in the program:

Alexandria Technical and Community College, Minnesota

Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland

Austin Community College, Texas

College of Lake County, Illinois

Nashville State Community College, Tennessee

Moraine Valley Community College, Illinois

San Jacinto Community College District, Texas

Sinclair Community College, Ohio

Umpqua Community College, Oregon

Wayne County Community College District, Michigan

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