Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College
Due to poor air quality, and in the interest of your health, Modesto Junior College is closing at 4 p.m., November 15, and will remain closed through Sunday, November 18. All classes and extracurricular activities on campus are cancelled during this time frame. The college will reopen and classes resume on Monday, November 19.
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Business Administration

Retail Management

Retail Management Certificate

Retail Management is a growing global industry and an exciting career path. Strong retail managers and staff are essential to success in all areas of consumer and customer focused business. Upon completion of the Retail Management Certificate you will obtain the knowledge needed to take on a leadership role in a retail organization. 

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Retail Management Certificate

Modesto Junior College offers an eight-course Retail Management Certificate that can be completed in as little as one year while working full or part-time! 


Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Setup your MJC Email
Step 3: Official Transcripts
Step 4: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 5: Register for Classes
Step 6: Pay Fees

Need Help? Contact a friendly Admission Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.


Why? Watch the videos below to hear from retail industry professionals and students about the benefits/advantages of obtaining your Retail Management Certificate. 

Learn more by visiting:


 Prof. Linda Kropp 

Linda Kropp
(209) 575-6168

 Prof. Shelley Akiona

Shelley Akiona
(209) 575-6960



Business Administration/
Accounting Lab

Founders Hall 114

Fall/Spring Hours:

9 am - 7 pm M-TH

Full-Time Faculty

 Shelley Akiona 
(209) 575-6960
Founders Hall 120 P

 Linda Kropp 
(209) 575-6168
Founders Hall 120 D

 Barbara Salerno 
(209) 548-5790
Founders Hall 120 H

 Patricia Wall
(209) 575-6642
Founders Hall 120 J