The AP posted a report on YouTube about a school in Midland, Michigan, where you can study to be a shopping mall Santa. It's apparently the best of its kind in the world. Check out the video, if for no other reason than to see all these Santas hanging out together:

It's being called the "Harvard of Santa Schools". Subjects include how to put on make-up, how to take care of reindeer, and how to deal with parents: